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Geodynamics

How many transdisciplinary researchers does it take to find out how an ocean sinks?

How many transdisciplinary researchers does it take to find out how an ocean sinks?

There is no shortage of increasingly uphill challenges in the current research landscape, especially for Early Career researchers: discouragingly long-standing science questions; minimal freedom for developing methodologies; invariably ambivalent proposal reviews; an academic grading scheme based mainly on publication productivity and impact; and enforced competition for few permanent research pos ...[Read More]

#shareEGU20: meet the EGU Early Career Scientist Representatives (pt3)!

#shareEGU20: meet the EGU Early Career Scientist Representatives (pt3)!

Now #shareEGU20 has come to an end, division officers have changed and this includes the Early Career Scientists (ECS) Representatives. Time to meet them!   Union-level and Deputy Union-level ECS Representatives Anouk Beniest and Anita Di Chiara   Atmospheric Sciences Outgoing ECS Representative Fernando Iglesias-Suarez has one last message: “As the outgoing ECS-AS Rep, I am really ...[Read More]

Celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of Marie Tharp: Seafloor mapping and ocean plate tectonics

Celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of Marie Tharp: Seafloor mapping and ocean plate tectonics

The seafloor mapping pioneered by Marie Tharp, an American geologist and cartographer, though originally underappreciated, ended up playing a key role in the acceptance of the theory of plate tectonics. This week the EGU is highlighting Tharp’s groundbreaking contributions by hosting both a press conference and a session in her honour at the Union’s virtual annual meeting, Sharing Geoscience Onlin ...[Read More]

Winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2019 Competition

Winners of the EGU Best Blog Posts of 2019 Competition

2019 was a brilliant year for our blogging network here at EGU. Across the EGU’s official blog, GeoLog, as well as the network and division blogs there were so many interesting, educational and just downright entertaining posts this year it was hard to get the blog editors to choose their favourites! Nevertheless in December, to celebrate the excellent display of science writing across the network ...[Read More]