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Open Science in the real world today: takeaways from the EGU22 Great Debate

Open Science in the real world today: takeaways from the EGU22 Great Debate

On Wednesday 25 May, as part of the 2022 General Assembly of the European Geoscience Union, we held a “Great Debate on Open Science” that was attended by over 100 EGU participants both on-site in Vienna and online. The debate was organised by Francesca Pianosi and Jamie Farquharson with support from Remko Nijzink, Riccardo Rigon and Stan Schymanski, who also co-chaired a technical session on Open ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo On Monday: King penguin (Beagle Channel)

Imaggeo On Monday: King penguin (Beagle Channel)

King penguin in the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego. Photo by Tatjana Milojevic, shared on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photographs and videos to this repository and, since it is open access, these images can be used for free by scientists for their presentations or publications, by edu ...[Read More]

GeoLog

GeoTalk: meet Céline Heuzé, award-winning Early Career Ocean Scientist!

GeoTalk: meet Céline Heuzé, award-winning Early Career Ocean Scientist!

Hi Céline. Thank you for joining us today. Congratulations on winning the 2022 Ocean Sciences Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award! Could you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your research? As of just a few months ago, I am tenured! My exact job title is “Senior Lecturer in climatology” at the University of Gothenburg, in southwest Sweden. Originally I am from France, and I a ...[Read More]

GeoLog

EGU22: A scientific conference through the eyes of artist Jakub Stepanovic

EGU22: A scientific conference through the eyes of artist Jakub Stepanovic

I am not a scientist by profession, but some years ago, I started seeing the far-reaching impact of geosciences as I navigated some of the Earth’s fascinating locations. From wild, remote areas to urban jungles, I learned to appreciate the sciences that make sense of places, and this concept started to inspire my artistic practice. While I enjoyed my time doing illustrations to depict a few ...[Read More]

GeoLog

The human side to research brought to life by scientific artist Kelly Stanford

The human side to research brought to life by scientific artist Kelly Stanford

Scientific artist Kelly Stanford has sure come a long way since we last spoke to her in 2019. The Manchester, UK-based science communicator is a Physical Geography PhD candidate from the University of Hull’s Energy and Environment Institute and winner of EGU’s Artist (not) in Residence in 2021. This year, at the Union’s General Assembly EGU22, Kelly continued her series of “Sci-portraits” (portrai ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo On Monday: Stormy waves in Ireland

Imaggeo On Monday: Stormy waves in Ireland

Waves captured during a storm in Portrush, Northern Ireland. Photo by Melanie Biausque, shared on imaggeo.egu.eu. Editors note: please ensure to put your own safety first before attempting to photograph storm waves.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can submit their photographs and videos to this repository and, since it is ...[Read More]

GeoLog

GeoPolicy: All about the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’

GeoPolicy: All about the European Parliament Intergroup on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’

This month’s GeoPolicy blog features an interview with Ilias Grampas, Manager of the European Parliament Intergroup (EP) on ‘Climate Change, Biodiversity and Sustainable Development’ and Deputy Director of the European Bureau for Conservation and Development (EBCD). Ilias was kind enough to answer some of my burning questions about the role of the EP Intergroup in connecting Members of the Europea ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo On Monday: The Ω shaped Voidokilia beach

Imaggeo On Monday: The Ω shaped Voidokilia beach

Voidokilia beach is located on the Ionian coast of Messinia, in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese region, in Greece. While it is famous for its round shape reminiscent of the Greek letter Ω, it is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the Mediterranean. It is separated by a strip of dunes from the lagoon of Gialova, which was created due to both tectonic activity and sea level ris ...[Read More]

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Geodynamics

Introducing the new blog team!

Introducing the new blog team!

It’s that time of year again! Another EGU General Assembly has passed. Another EGU Geodynamics blog team has been assembled! Now with a blog team bigger than ever! Whoohoo! So let me introduce you to the amazing blog team of 2022-2023 who will start blogging in earnest from next week onwards. If you are interested in joining yourself or want to reach out to anyone from the blog team, donR ...[Read More]

GeoLog

Imaggeo On Monday: Ocean Views from St Georges

Imaggeo On Monday: Ocean Views from St Georges

North View from Railway Trail at St Georges island in Bermuda. Photo taken with a GoPro and a wide-angle lens 16-34mm, while walking on my way for groceries at St Georges from the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences. Description by Josue G Millan, after the description on imaggeo.egu.eu.   Imaggeo is the EGU’s online open access geosciences image repository. All geoscientists (and others) can ...[Read More]