Archive for January, 2020

A field course in Tenerife: the importance of understanding physical volcanology for a geochemist!

Jan 29, 2020 No Comments by 692 views

  During my first years as an undergraduate geology student I developed a passion for fieldwork and fieldtrips. In my experience, geology is best taught and understood in the field and therefore, I consider them inseparable to the nature of a geologist. While advancing in geology, I also developed a passion for igneous rock geochemistry. […]

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AGU Chapman Conference on Asian Monsoons, Washington DC, January 5-9, 2020

Jan 29, 2020 No Comments by 330 views

In early January, sub-zero temperatures and long dark days aren’t exactly conducive to stimulating and energizing oneself. However, in Washington D.C. this year, my January Blues swiftly disappeared whilst attending the AGU Chapman Conference on the Evolution of the Monsoon, Biosphere and Mountain Building in Cenozoic Asia, with my mind being carried away to the […]

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019: Hong Chin Ng

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments by 246 views

I was very excited to attend AGU this year because it was the first time I was provided the opportunity to give an invited talk at such a prestigious conference. I presented my recent study in reconstructing ocean circulation during past climate changes using a geochemical toolbox. At AGU, my research findings and their implications […]

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019: James Bradley

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments by 254 views

Every year, the American Geophysical Union presents its flagship meeting, the AGU Fall Meeting – the largest international Earth and space science meeting in the world, with more than 25,000 attendees. Thanks to the generous support of the EAG Early Career Science Ambassador program, I was able to attend this meeting. The sheer size of […]

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A celebration of science at the AGU Fall Meeting: two ambassadors report back

Jan 20, 2020 No Comments by 313 views

Last December, two EAG Early Career Science Ambassadors, James Bradley and Hong Chin Ng, attended the AGU Fall meeting, the largest international Earth and Space Science meeting in the world, with more than 25,000 attendees, in its centenary year. Read about their impressions, experiences and tips for AGU attendees in two parts, here and here!  

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Open access and geochemistry, what’s the rule?

Jan 14, 2020 No Comments by 2140 views

A long time ago, in a galaxy, far, far away when I was an undergraduate student (I guess it must have been around 2002), I first met the principles of Open Access (OA). A few years later (in 2006 or 2007), I deposited my PhD manuscript in the French repository HAL (a name chosen in […]

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Outreach in Africa: Prof. Hasnaa Chennaoui Aoudjehane visits Mauritania and Egypt

Jan 10, 2020 No Comments 366 views

It was a great pleasure for me to be offered the opportunity to participate in the prestigious Outreach program of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) and the Geochemical Society (GS) in 2019. I selected institutions to visit based on the EAG and GS’s wish to select countries mostly located in north Africa as well […]

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