Archive for "General"

Sampling olivine bearing basalts on Socorro
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Fieldwork on the Revillagigedo Islands: the challenge and bliss of a geochemical field campaign in a remote uninhabited Mexican UNESCO National Parc

The various aspects of geochemical research, and the field work specifically, make it the best job in the world I think. However, organization and planning of the fieldwork are crucial for the...

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Academia–Industry Transitions: Q & A with Ye Zhao

Many geochemists have transitioned from academia to industry, or vice-versa, during their careers, and sometimes back again or more than once. The EAG Communications Committee recently interviewed...

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Academia–Industry Transitions: Q & A with Kim Dalby

It is a myth that leaving University is a one-way street. The door between Industry and Academia swings both ways and is more open (in my opinion) than ever before.

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Online viewers at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Outreach
Johnny White

Being a Distinguished Lecturer during the Pandemic Times

Early 2020 I received a very kind email inviting me to be the EAG Distinguished Lecturer, which involved giving talks in Eastern and Central Europe. That was the original plan. Then the pandemic began

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UC Riverside's Department of Earth Science Professor Andy Ridgwell looks towards "Eevee", a PokŽmon character on top of his servers inside his server room on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2018. (UCR/Stan Lim)
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Six Questions to Andy Ridgwell

Meet Andy Ridgwell (University of California, Riverside) a geochemist who writes computer models – numerical representations of the primary interactions of climate with atmospheric CO2...

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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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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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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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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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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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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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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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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