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vEGU21: the EGU Game Jam – winners!!

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

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]

Announcing the winners of the EGU21 Photo Competition!

Announcing the winners of the EGU21 Photo Competition!

For this year’s Photo Contest, EGU received scores of amazing images capturing a broad spectrum of the geosciences. After the selection committee whittled the field down to 10 finalists, members have been voting for their favourites throughout the two weeks of vEGU21. We’ve had thousands of votes, but now we are very excited to announce the winners.   Congratulations to these superb pho ...[Read More]

Artist in Residence – Atmospheric rivers

Artist in Residence – Atmospheric rivers

With a name like “atmospheric rivers” this subject is an absolute gift to the poetically-inclined! Atmospheric rivers I float high in the sky, higher than the jagged, ice-hewn nunatak peaks I see below me as I peer over the side of my coracle made of clouds. Down there, beneath frayed candifloss, Greenland glows white in bright polar sunlight. My coracle bobs and sways as I go with the ...[Read More]