Archive | February, 2011

[Edit 1 March] Pre-registration deadline has now passed. On-site registration will be available.

28 Feb

[Edit 1 March] The deadline for pre-registration has now passed. You will be able to register on-site at the Austria Center Vienna from Sunday 03 April.

Imaggeo on Mondays: Grand Prismatic Spring

28 Feb

Grand Prismatic Spring by Ioannis Daglis distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

Detail of the Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone National Park.

Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Every geoscientist who is an amateur photographer (but also other people) can submit their images to this repository. Being open access, it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licenced and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

Don’t forget you can enter the EGU GA 2011 Photo Competition until the 11th March. However, you need to be pre-registered for the EGU GA 2011.

Photo Competition at EGU General Assembly 2011

24 Feb

For the second year there will be a photo competition at the EGU General Assembly. Last year’s winner, along with 2nd and 3rd place can be seen on the EGU GA 2010 Photo Competition page. The winning photograph “Patterns in the Void” from Christian Klepp is also below.

You can submit UP TO TWO photos until FRIDAY 11 March 2011 at the Imaggeo Photo Competition Submission Page. However, you must be pre-registered for the EGU GA 2011 to submit photos. Further details are available from the Submission Page, copied below.

Copyright: If you submit your images to the EGU2011 photo competition, you also are submitting the photos to the EGU Photo Database, Imaggeo. Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Being open access (see copyright/terms and conditions), it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to Imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licensed and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence. If a winning entry, you also agree for the photo to be exhibited at the EGU GA 2011 in Vienna 03-08 April 2011.

Format: The photo should be in jpg, tif, png or gif format. For 4:3 pictures, the resolution should be 1500 X 1125 pixels minimum. Pictures in the format 3:2 should be 1800 X 1200 pixels minimum. Maximum file size is 100 Mb.

Patterns in the Void by Christian Klepp

Patterns in the Void. Image by Christian Klepp distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.

Short Courses at the EGU General Assembly 2011

23 Feb

There are nine Short Courses at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2011.

Short courses are opportunities to learn about a subject or further your knowledge in a particular area, the length of the courses ranges from 1.5 hours to a whole day. The short courses at this year’s General Assembly are listed below. Some courses (SC5, SC6, SC7) require contact with the convenors in advance of the GA, the convenors of SC2 would appreciate expressions of interest in advance of the GA.

SC1/IG15 Interactive workshop on stable isotope analytical systematics Fri, 08 Apr, 13:30–17:00.

SC2/IG16 Laser-based Isotope Ratio Analyzers: From the User Perspective Thu, 07 Apr, 14:30–19:00.

SC3/NH11.1 Hydrodynamics of Tsunami Waves Wed, 06 Apr, 10:30–12:00.

SC4/NH11.2 Time-Series Analysis: how to apply and interpret the Fast Fourier Transform Thu, 07 Apr, 15:30–17:00.

SC5/HS11.1 How to write (and publish) a scientific paper in hydrology Tue, 05 Apr, 17:30–19:00.

SC6/HS11.2 Short-course on field instrumentation in research catchments (external) Sun, 03 Apr, 09:00–18:00.

SC7/GMPV58 Short Course on Technologies for Remediation of Recalcitrant Compounds: ISCO, ISCR and Bioremediation Wed, 06 Apr, 08:30–12:00.

SC8 The Role of Emulation in Managing Uncertainty in Complex Geophysical Models Wed, 06 Apr, 15:30–17:00.

SC9 The Role of Emulation in Calibration of Complex Geophysical Models Wed, 06 Apr, 17:30–19:00.

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