Imaggeo on Mondays: Alpine Wetland

High Altitude Wetland in the Alps, Switzerland. Image by Christine Schleupner, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons License. High altitude wetlands are scenic and unique ecosystems that fulfill important hydrological functions and provide many ecosystem services. They also serve as geo-archives and play a role in greenhouse-gas emissions, just to name a few things. The photograph has been t ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Oasis Valley

Oasis Valley, Nevada, USA. Image by Jean-Daniel Champagnac, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons License. This picture has been taken from the air (small plane) during fieldwork in Alaska during 2009. Oasis valley is located between frontal lobes of Fan and Bremner glaciers (143.57°W; 60.87°N). The orange colour is from sand that have been brought in by the glaciers, and carved by rivers. I ...[Read More]

Job Opportunity at the EGU Executive Office

The EGU is seeking to appoint a Science Communications Fellow to start in January 2012. The successful candidate will work on the EGU Newsletter and assist the Media and Communications Officer in developing media-related and science information communications. The post is initially for six months and can be extended for a further six months. Informal enquiries can be made to the Media and Communic ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: Tethys Himalaya

Tethys Himalaya in Zanskar, Jammu & Kashmir. Image by Pierre Dèzes, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons License. Tethys Himalaya are one of the zones of the Central Himalayan Domain (CHD), which is one of the tectonic zones of the Himalaya. The Tethys Himalaya is approximately 100 km wide large fold (syncline) with superimposed smaller folds (this is known as a synclinorium). The Tethy ...[Read More]