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GeoTalk: Inaugural Katia and Maurice Krafft Award winner, Rhian Meara talks about the EGU award nominations.

GeoTalk: Inaugural Katia and Maurice Krafft Award winner, Rhian Meara talks about the EGU award nominations.

Hi Rhian, thanks for talking with us today about the EGU’s Award nominations, please start by introducing yourself! I’m a physical geography and geology lecturer at Swansea University, with a particular focus on teaching through the medium of Welsh. I have been awarded the Katia and Maurice Krafft Award for my work on the British Sign Language Glossary Project, with colleagues from the ...[Read More]

Discover geology with Lego!

Discover geology with Lego!

Science communication is becoming a widely recognized skill for both established and budding geoscientists alike. Outreach activities are beneficial in many ways, as they not only showcase science to the general public, but also give scientists the chance to develop transferable skills. If you’re in the market for a creative geoscience activity, one that especially appeals to a younger audience, l ...[Read More]

Living in a new Age

Living in a new Age

If you were suddenly told you were living in a different time period, what would your immediate reaction be? Changes in the calendar – even if it’s just terminology – have proven emotive in the past. In 1752, when England shifted from the Julian to Gregorian calendars, and 11 days were cut from 1752 to catch up, there are suggestions that civil unrest ensued. Once again, the name of the period in ...[Read More]

Imaggeo on Mondays: A Colombian myth with geologic origins

Imaggeo on Mondays: A Colombian myth with geologic origins

This photograph shows El salto del Tequendama, a natural waterfall of Colombia, located in the Department of Cundinamarca at an altitude of 2400 metres above sea level and approximately 30 kilometres southwest of the country’s capital, Bogotá. The Salto del Tequendama is a space of transit and connectivity between the warm lands of the Magdalena river basin and the cold lands of the Sumapaz ...[Read More]