Figure 1. These limestone beds at the coast of Estonia formed during the Ordovician period (485.4 – 443.8 million years ago), when limestone deposition was wide spread across all continents (image credit: Rock Archive).
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Outreach
Rock Archive

Rock archive: How rocks can tell us about the Earth’s past

The main tool in reconstructing Earth’s environmental history is – rocks! In order to explore the 'rock archive,' we must first understand what kind of stories different types of rocks can tell us!

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Outreach
Rock Archive

Welcome to Rock Archive: A new outreach blog

Rock Archive is an outreach blog that communicates to the public about the current state of knowledge on Earth’s past and present environments.

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General
Invited contribution

An Ambassador at MedGU-21

It was such an exciting  time at the Mediterranean Geosciences Union Annual Meeting- 2021 (MedGU-21) held in the lively city of Istanbul, Turkey from 25 – 28 November 2021. MedGU-21 was born from...

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General
Derek Vance

EAG needs you to nominate a colleague for an award today! Message from the EAG President

The European Association of Geochemistry recognizes excellent contributions to the discipline of geochemistry, excellent contributions of all kinds. EAG needs you to nominate a colleague for an award!

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

Professional Culture: Let’s Talk Tackling of Inequity, Injustice, and Absent Talent

Progressive reforms and community kindness are encouraged; terminology common among DEI discussions is explored here to help facilitate reflection and spark constructive conversations.

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Talking to the media – Tips from Tom Parkhill, Goldschmidt Press Officer

Journalists are human. Like everyone else, they appreciate it when you make their life easy. If you give them a good story, they will be delighted, and they are generally kind to scientists....

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

People’s profiles – Vera Assis Fernandes

Vera Assis Fernandes. Visiting Scientist, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany. Visiting Researcher, CEED, University of Oslo, Norway. Visiting Academic, DEES, University of Manchester, UK

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

People’s profiles – Jeffrey Paulo Perez

GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences, Germany Jeffrey’s  current research is focused on iron redox (geo)chemistry in natural and engineered environments

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
DEI Committee

New Schemes! People and Talent

“Knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur

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Invited contribution

Derek Vance starts as EAG President!

It is a great honour to become the President of the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG). I have just taken over from Sigurdur Gislason – “Siggi”

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Robotic field geologists will bring more samples from space!

We are living in an exciting period of time: samples from asteroids, the Moon, Mars, and hopefully comets are or will be returned to laboratories on Earth within the next one or two decades

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Invited contribution

Uniting to Advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in a Pandemic and Post-Pandemic World

There are significant numbers of highly-educated, well-trained, talented and hardworking people in geochemistry and wider Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) fields around the globe

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Invited contribution

How isotopes can help us understand Cape Town’s water crisis

Rosy Finlayson, Ayabonga Mtsotso and Nomvo Kasolo

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General
Invited contribution

Writing for change

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known” Carl Sagan (1934-1996), Astronomer and Science Communicator.  We can ask of this quote, but by who?

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