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The Value of Field Training in Geochemistry

Field work is a key part of training for many geological careers. From locating and describing new deposits to excavating rocks and fossils, to identifying structural relationships between different

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Geochemists in the time of COVID-19: part 2

In this new series on the EAG blogosphere, geochemists from around the world have been telling us about their experiences during this difficult period of the COVID-19 pandemic: how it has affected

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Geochemists in the time of COVID-19: part 1

In this new series on the EAG blogosphere, geochemists from around the world tell us about their experiences during this difficult period of the COVID-19 pandemic: how it has affected their academic

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DIY for the field

Last month in 'Lab Corner', we featured some tips and tricks for repurposing everyday items for the lab and field. In this next contribution, geomicrobiologists from the University of Oklahoma put

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Sun, sand and speed dating in Belgium – ChemCYS 2020

In Blankenberge (Belgium), 19th - 21st February 2020 Welcome to Blankenberge! A famous Belgian seaside resort by the North Sea, meeting place of families and old people in summer

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Repurposing everyday items for geochemistry

For the EAG Blogosphere's new "Lab Corner", the EAG want to know: What everyday item or household tool have you repurposed for science? 

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

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

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

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

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019: Hong Chin Ng

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

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AGU Fall Meeting 2019: James Bradley

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

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

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

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Open access and geochemistry, what’s the rule?

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

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