The EGU Kids Art activity normally happens in person in the creche at the conference centre during the General Assembly, but first last year and now this year we have had to move all our activities online instead. Working together – two of our Division Early Career Scientist teams, one from Natural Hazards and one from Cryospheric Sciences came up with this year’s theme ‘Extreme ...[Read More]
Artist in Residence – Plastic problems, hurdles, and nurdles
Microplastics are a big topic these days, so I take a look at some vital research… Plastic problems, hurdles, and nurdles A happy, healthy body has veins and arteries free from clogs and constrictions caused by build-up of lipid junk. This includes our external, shared body, a body on which we all rely, the landscape we live in. The veins and arteries of our landscape are rivers, clogged wit ...[Read More]
vEGU21: the EGU Game Jam – winners!!
This year as part of EGU’s 4th annual Games Day we ran two Geoscience Game Jams. A game jam is a challenge to games developers to create games for a specific theme and in limited time. They are becoming increasingly popular and many foster extremely active communities of shared knowledge. We really hope to grow and expand these game jams and create those connections between geoscientists and games ...[Read More]
Artist in Residence – Kaleidoscopic ice
This one was a challenge to write, and a challenge to get my head around, but I was challenged to write it, so challenge accepted and challenge fulfilled! Kaleidoscope of ice Frozen water, mineral ice, a simple structure, orientation concise. A fabric is woven from many crystals intertwined, axes interlocked. C-axes, crystalline kaleidoscopes of greys, blues and whites, reflecting, refracting and ...[Read More]