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The non-profit European Geosciences Union (EGU) is Europe's premier union of geoscientists. It has a General Assembly that attracts over 11,000 scientists each year, a diverse portfolio of open access journals, a number of thematic meetings, and outreach and education activities. It also honours scientists with a number of awards and medals.

EGU Facts
EGU Meetings
  • Annual General Assembly
    • More than 11,000 participants from over 95 countries
    • More than 13,000 presentations
      in 700 sessions
  • Topical meetings
  • Training schools & workshops
  • Conference series
EGU Publications
  • 16 peer-reviewed open access journals
  • Over 15,000 authors from 113 countries in 2012
  • Over 5,000 papers (more than 136,000 pages) published in 2012
  • Free access to all articles
  • Interactive public peer-review & discussion
  • Signatory of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access 2003
EGU Outreach & Media
  • GeoQ, the EGU newsletter
  • Imaggeo, the open access geosciences image repository
  • GIFT – Geosciences Information For Teachers
  • Media conferences
  • Press releases
  • Blog and social media networking