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Top ten tourist beaches threatened by tsunamis

Top ten tourist beaches threatened by tsunamis

December 2004 saw one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. 228,000 people were killed when an earthquake off the coast of the Indonesian island of Sumatra triggered tsunami waves up to 30 m high. The destruction was extreme as the waves hit 14 different countries around the Indian Ocean. Economic losses totalled over 10 billion US dollars. The tourism industry in particular suff ...[Read More]

EGU 2015: Getting to Vienna, getting to sleep and getting to know the city

With the conference only a month away here is a brief, and by no means comprehensive, introduction of how to get to Vienna and what to do when you’re there! Getting here Vienna’s International Airport is served by many of the major European airlines. If you would like to consider overland you’ll find more information on the General Assembly website. And, if you haven’t seen it already, make sure y ...[Read More]

EGU 2014: Getting here, getting to sleep and getting to know the city

How to get to Vienna and what to do when you’re there – a brief, and by no means comprehensive, introduction! Getting here Vienna’s International Airport is served by many of the major European airlines. If you would like to consider overland transport or benefit from our 20% discount on Star Alliance flights, take a look at the General Assembly website. And, if you haven’t seen it already, make s ...[Read More]