The Grímsvötn volcano in Iceland started erupting on 21 May 2011. Icelandic airspace was closed soon after with flights now being affected in the United Kingdom. This post brings together some good sources of imagery and information. These sources are not endorsed by the European Geosciences Union, more a resource letting people know what is available. If you know of a good source of information, ...[Read More]
A “water angel” seems to appear in the upper part of the Trift Glacier Lake in the Swiss Alps. This image was a finalist in the EGU GA 2011 Photo Competition. Image by Romain Schläppy, 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 (b ...[Read More]
The EGU General Assembly 2011 was again a great success with 4,333 oral and 8,439 poster presentations in a dozen union wide and 520 disciplinary sessions, along with townhall meetings, short courses, splinter meetings, etc. At the conference 10,725 scientists from 96 countries participated, of which 28% were students, 15,000 copies of EGU Today distributed, keen media presence and reporting, and ...[Read More]
Are you going to European Assoication of Geoscientists and Engineers 73rd Conference23-26th May 2011? If so please visit the EGU at Booth 2450 in Hall B, Reed Messe Wien and meet the executive secretary, Philippe Courtial.