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Ore deposits and ophiolites: EAG ambassador Thomas Belgrano reports from SGA2017

Oct 09, 2017 No Comments by 167 views

I am extremely grateful for the support of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) for contributing to my attendance at the 14th SGA Biennial Meeting in Québec city as an Early Career Science Ambassador. Quebec City was a great host, where North American traditions collide with French ones in a surprisingly harmonious way. The beautiful, […]

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Students at EGU2017

Jul 12, 2017 No Comments by 501 views

Three EAG sponsored students visited the city of Vienna at the end of April 2017 to present their work at the General Assembly of the European Geoscience Union, the biggest geoscience conference in Europe. EGU2017 brought together nearly 15 000 scientists from all fields of geoscience research and from 107 countries around the world, where […]

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Melting hearts at MEREMA

Mar 10, 2017 No Comments by 861 views

With the support of the EAG I was able to attend this year’s ‘Melting and fluid/melt-rock reactions in the mantle’ (MEREMA) International Winter School, held at the University of Pavia, Italy. The school was arranged by a lot of different organizations (the Italian Group of Petrography of the Italian Society of Mineralogy and Petrology, as […]

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Serpentine Days 2016

Feb 21, 2017 No Comments by 1038 views

This past September we had the privilege to attend Serpentine Days, a biannual workshop on serpentinite and serpentinization processes that is distinctly multidisciplinary. The workshop covers much of the active research on serpentinites, including everything from microbiological communities in near surface environments, through serpentinite dehydration at great depth within subduction zones and all the way […]

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Six EAG Ambassadors at the last AGU Fall Meeting

Feb 20, 2017 No Comments by 960 views

The 2016 AGU Fall Meeting took place in San Francisco’s Moscone Center from 12th to 16th December 2016. More than 28,000 scientists from around the world came together this year, and more than 20,000 oral and poster presentations were held. Among the attendees were six of EAG’s Early Career Science Ambassadors, who tell us about […]

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The Great Eastern

Feb 14, 2017 No Comments by 909 views

I have been really fortunate to be asked to take part of the 2016 EAG Distinguished Lecture Program. My research interests are broad lying on the interface between chemistry and biology and I have always enjoyed interacting with researchers from these disciplines. I am a biologist by background but working on the biogeochemical processes of […]

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Chaitén – a town in the line of fire

Jan 18, 2017 No Comments 1486 views

In May 2008, Chaitén volcano in Chilean Patagonia erupted and provided the world with spectacular footage of the first rhyolitic eruption ever to be observed in modern times. But the 2008-2009 Chaitén eruption is not only remarkable from a geological point of view, but also in regards of its short- and medium-term crisis management and […]

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EAG Ambassador in Cape Town

Oct 03, 2016 No Comments 1013 views

I am really grateful to the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) for their support to attend the 35th International Geological Congress (IGC) 27 August – 4 September 2016, Cape Town, South Africa. The city of two oceans where the beautiful nature and enjoying the fresh winds first before going further into the black continent. With […]

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Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology (USSP) in Italy

Sep 15, 2016 No Comments 1243 views

The 13th Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology (USSP) was held at the University of Urbino (Italy) in July 2016 (www.urbinossp.it). USSP focuses on past climate dynamics with special emphasis on the analysis of the long-term carbon cycling and its implications in the understanding of present and future climates. It is a unique opportunity for postgraduate […]

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Foord Pegmatite Symposium in Golden, Colorado

Jul 29, 2016 No Comments 1451 views

The 2nd Eugene E. Foord Pegmatite Symposium took place between 15th-19th July 2016 at the Colorado School of Mines, located in Golden, Colorado, USA. The meeting was dedicated to Dr. Eugene E. Foord (1946-1998), an American mineralogist who made valuable contributions to pegmatite studies, including involvement in the description of over 30 new mineral species. […]

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