November 9, 2011
Abstract submission for the EGU General Assembly 2012 (EGU2012) is now open. The General Assembly is being held from Sunday 22 Apr 2012 to Friday 27 Apr 2012 at the Austria Center Vienna, Austria.
You can browse through the Sessions online.
Each Session shows the link Abstract Submission. Using this link you are asked to log in to the Copernicus Office Meeting Organizer. You may submit the text of your contribution as plain text, LaTeX, or MS Word content. Please pay attention to the First Author Rule.
The deadline for the receipt of Abstracts is 17 January 2012. In case you would like to apply for support, please submit no later than 15 December 2011. Information about the financial support available can be found on the Support and Distinction part of the EGU GA 2012 website.
Further information about the EGU General Assembly 2012 on it’s webpages. If you have any questions email the meeting organisers Copernicus.
October 10, 2011
High Altitude Wetland in the Alps, Switzerland. Image by Christine Schleupner, distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons License.
High altitude wetlands are scenic and unique ecosystems that fulfill important hydrological functions and provide many ecosystem services. They also serve as geo-archives and play a role in greenhouse-gas emissions, just to name a few things.
The photograph has been taken at the Riffelsee (2770 m) near Zermatt, Switzerland. The small lake surrounded by wet-meadows and cottongrass is famous for its reflection of the Matterhorn. In a current project at the Research Unit Sustainability and Global Change in Hamburg distribution and services of such wetlands are evaluated and integrated into interdisciplinary models.
Imaggeo is the online open access geosciences image repository of the European Geosciences Union. Every geoscientist who is an amateur photographer (but also other people) can submit their images to this repository. Being open access, it can be used by scientists for their presentations or publications as well as by the press. If you submit your images to imaggeo, you retain full rights of use, since they are licenced and distributed by EGU under a Creative Commons licence.
July 8, 2011
The public call for sessions for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2012 has been issued. The EGU GA 2012 will be held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) from 22 April to 27 April 2012. The details are below, the web page to visit to submit sessions is Call for Sessions page of the EGU General Assembly 2012 website.
We hereby invite you, from now until 16 Sep 2011, to take an active part in organizing the scientific programme of the conference.
Please suggest (i) new sessions with conveners and description and (ii) modifications to the skeleton programme sessions. Explore the Programme Groups (PGs) on the left hand side, when making suggestions. Study those sessions that already exist and put your proposal into the PG that is most closely aligned with the proposed session’s subject area.
If the subject area of your proposal is strongly aligned with two or more PGs, co-organization is possible and encouraged between PGs. Only put your session proposal into one PG, and you will be able to indicate PGs that you believe should be approached for co-organization.
If you have questions about the appropriateness of a specific session topic, please contact the Officers for the specific EGU2012 Programme Group. To suggest Union Symposia, Great Debates, Townhall Meetings or Short Courses, please contact the Programme Committee Chair (Gert-Jan Reichart).
In case any questions arise, please contact EGU2012 at Copernicus.