GeoLog

GeoLog

Imaggeo on Mondays: Lightning strikes in New York City

A devastating storm raged over New York city on 18 August 2009, uprooting more than 100 trees in Central Park and damaging hundreds of others. This photo was taken from a balcony in East Harlem during that storm, catching one of the many fierce lightning strikes.

Image by Bastiaan van Diedenhoven, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Every geoscientist who is an amateur photographer (but also other people) can submit their images to this repository. Being open access, it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licenced and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

GIFT Distinguished Lecture Series

The EGU Committee on Education is going to inaugurate an annual series of Geosciences Information For Teachers (GIFT) Distinguished Lectures, to be given by top scientists who have previously participated as speakers in GIFT workshops during the EGU General assemblies. High school teachers, high school directors, educators for teachers from the European area are welcome to request a lecture, for which the EGU Committee on Education will cover the travel and subsistence costs of the speaker. Lecturers and topics should be selected among the ones given in the latest 5 years in EGU General Assembly GIFT Workshop, whose programs can be viewed on the GIFT webpages. Be aware that lectures will be offered in English only.

More information including event criteria and the application process is available on the EGU website at the top of the page.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Marine Gastropod

Marine Gastropod

A marine pelagic gastropod collected at 1500 m depth in the Oceanic Flux Program sediment trap 75 km southeast of Bermuda. Image by Maureen Conte, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Every geoscientist who is an amateur photographer (but also other people) can submit their images to this repository. Being open access, it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licenced and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.