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Imaggeo Photo Competition finalists 2019 – who will you vote for?

Imaggeo Photo Competition finalists 2019 – who will you vote for?

This year’s Photo Competition judging panel received more than 600 photo submissions, covering fields across the geosciences. The fantastic finalist photos are below and they are being exhibited in Hall X2 (basement, Brown Level) of the Austria Center Vienna – see for yourself!

Do you have a favourite? Vote for it! There is a voting terminal (also in Hall X2), just next to the exhibit. Voting closes by Thursday 11 April and the winners will be announced online on Friday!

Time flows as the climate is changing. Credit: Kasia Tokarska (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). A long-exposure look at Brúarfoss waterfall in Iceland.

 

Aurora show on the road. Credit: Junbin Zhao (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). Busy drivers pass by without noticing the beautiful northern lights’ show overhead.

Pulp ……eruption! Credit: Valerio Acocella (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). A close-up of a vent erupting blobs of blood-red basaltic magma during the Mt. Etna 2001 eruption, one of the most important of this volcano in the last century. This eruption marked a new cycle in the recent life of Etna and is also associated with flank instability threatening the lower inhabited eastern slope.

 

Temporary pond within ice fall of Fox Glacier. Credit: Stefan Winkler (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). A temporary pond of meltwater on the surface of Fox Glacier, Southern Alps, New Zealand. Due to the fast movement and the rough surface, there is not an established supraglacial or englacial meltwater system resulting in temporary ponds forming and subsequently draining during over several weeks to a few months.

 

43°29’S 147°08’E – Meet me at the lighthouse. Credit: Vytas Huth (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). Light pollution is an environmental hazard we often overlook. When I had the chance to view the Southern Hemisphere’s night sky with only the Antarctic Ocean in front of me, I realised how much we have already lost in the Northern Hemisphere and Europe. It almost seems as if the night is becoming extinct.

 

Something sticks out. Credit: Sophie von Fromm (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). While the windblown sand buries everything beneath, a lonely stick remains standing. Such sand storms occur quite frequently at the Gobabeb Training and Research Centre in the Namib Desert.

 

Coloured canyon curves. Credit: Nikita Churilin (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). The morning sunlight is reflecting in the grains of sand in the Lower Antelope Canyon and paint the canyon in unusual colours.

 

Humans’ route in harmony with nature. Credit: Anatolii Chernov (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). The Carpathian Mountains in Western Ukraine are a nice place to learn about structural geology and for relaxation. It is a pleasure to observe beautiful corners of the Earth, where people try to respect and cherish natural beauty.

 

Message from the deep. Credit: Katja Bigge (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). Stromboli volcano, the original example of Strombolian activity defined by small regular eruptions.

 

A frozen time capsule. Credit: Florian Konrad (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu). The Schwarzmooskogel-Höhlensystem is located in the Totes Gebirge in Austria and consists of 17 individual caves with a total length of about 140km. Inside, it felt like time did not pass or just passed really slowly. The shapes that the ice had sculptured were endless and took our breath away.

The EGU General Assembly will take place from 07 to 12 April 2019 in Vienna, Austria. For the full session programme and more information on the General Assembly, see the EGU 2019 website and follow us on Twitter (#EGU19 is the official conference hashtag) and Facebook.

Announcing the winners of the EGU Photo Contest 2014!

The selection committee received over 200 photos for this year’s EGU Photo Contest, covering fields across the geosciences. Participants have been voting for their favourites throughout the week  and there are three clear winners. Congratulations to Trent Marwick, Velio Coviello and John Clemens – 2014’s fantastic photographers!

Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Trent Marwick (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Stands of Time by Trent Marwick (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Eventually water by Velio Coviello (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Eventually water by Velio Coviello (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Erosion Spider

Erosion Spider by John Clemens (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Imaggeo is the EGU’s open access geosciences image repository. Photos uploaded to Imaggeo can be used by scientists, the press and the public provided the original author is credited. Photographers also retain full rights of use, as Imaggeo images are licensed and distributed by the EGU under a Creative Commons licence. You can submit your photos here.

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 on Friday 2 May during the lunch break (at 12:15).

Erosion Spider

Erosion Spider by John Clemens (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Icebergs at Night in the Antarctic by Eva Nowatzki (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Icebergs at Night in the Antarctic by Eva Nowatzki (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Inside the Iceberg by Daniele Penna (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Inside the Iceberg by Daniele Penna (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

MicROCKScopica - Symplectite in Granulite by Bernardo Cesare (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

MicROCKScopica – Symplectite in Granulite by Bernardo Cesare (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Nature's Fireworks by Derya Gürer (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Nature’s Fireworks by Derya Gürer (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Sculpted Ice by Ruth Hindshaw (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Sculpted Ice by Ruth Hindshaw (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Trent Marwick (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Stands of Time by Trent Marwick (via imaggeo.egu.eu).

Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Martin Snow (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Star Trails in Rocky Mountain National Park by Martin Snow (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Eventually water by Velio Coviello (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Eventually water by Velio Coviello (via imaggeo.egu.eu)

Last chance to enter the EGU Photo Contest!

If you are pre-registered for the 2014 General Assembly (Vienna, 27 April – 2 May), you can take part in our annual photo competition! Winners receive a free registration to next year’s General Assembly!

Every year we hold a photo competition and exhibit in association with our open access image repository, Imaggeo and our annual General Assembly. Last year, we also introduced a moving image competition, which features a short clip of continuous geoscience footage. Pre-registered conference participants can take part by submitting up to three original photos and/or one moving image on any broad theme related to the Earth, planetary and space sciences.

How to enter

You will need to register on Imaggeo to upload your image, which will also be included in the database. When you’ve uploaded it, you’ll have the option to edit the image details – here you can enter it into the EGU Photo Contest – just check the checkbox! The deadline for submissions is 1 March.

previous winners

Past Photo Contest winners (clockwise from left): “Frost” by Philipp Stadler, “Melt Stream, Greenalnd” by Ian Joughin, “Geysir” by James Levine and “Patterns in the Void” by Christian Klepp.

For more information, check the EGU Photo Contest page. We look forward to receiving your entries!