Photo Contest finalists – who will you vote for?

The selection committee received over 200 photos for this year’s EGU Photo Contest, covering fields across the geosciences. The fantastic finalist photos are below and they are being exhibited in Hall X (basement, Blue Level) of the Austria Center Vienna – see for yourself! Do you have a favourite? Vote for it! There are terminals in Hall X, just next to the exhibit. The results will be announced ...[Read More]

Where is the EGU General Assembly?

The General Assembly is almost here. Presentations are complete, posters are printed, bags are packed and all you need to do is get to the conference… The Austria Center Vienna (ACV), the Assembly venue, is not far from the city centre and can easily be reached from the airport and central train station. You can get there via the U1, the red line in the underground map below: The ACV is located ne ...[Read More]

Union-wide events at EGU 2014

Wondering what to expect at our General Assembly this year? Here are some of the highlights: Great Debates (GDB) This year we’re holding two Great Debates:  Metals in our backyard: to mine or not to mine (GDB1; #EGU14mine) and Geoengineering the climate: the way forward? (GDB2; #EGU14geng), both of which bring topical and controversial issues in Earth science to the fore. Experts from a variety of ...[Read More]

A first-timer’s guide to the 2014 General Assembly

Will this be your first time at an EGU General Assembly? With over 11,000 participants in a massive venue, the conference can be a confusing and, at times, overwhelming place. To help you find your way, we have compiled an introductory handbook filled with history, presentation pointers, travel tips and a few facts about Vienna and its surroundings. Download your copy of the EGU General Assembly g ...[Read More]