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Mixed-media artist and digital artist-science communicator chosen as artists in residence at the EGU22 General Assembly
  • EGU news
  • 17 March 2022

Jakub Stepanovic, a mixed-media artist who focuses on mapping and the environment and Kelly Stanford, a digital artist and science communicator, have been selected for a residency at the next European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 23–27 May 2022. Our previous Artist in Residence, Elena Popova, will unfortunately no longer be able to join us in 2022.

EGU statement on the invasion of Ukraine
  • EGU news
  • 2 March 2022

The Union is gravely concerned by the recent invasion of Ukraine, and hopes for a swift and peaceful resolution, achieved through co-operation and negotiation, rather than aggression.

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Future water temperature of rivers in Switzerland under climate change investigated with physics-based models

This study presents an extensive study of climate change impacts on river temperature in Switzerland. Results show that, even for low-emission scenarios, water temperature increase will lead to adverse effects for both ecosystems and socio-economic sectors throughout the 21st century. For high-emission scenarios, the effect will worsen. This study also shows that water seasonal warming will be different between the Alpine regions and the lowlands. Finally, efficiency of models is assessed.

Using neural network ensembles to separate ocean biogeochemical and physical drivers of phytoplankton biogeography in Earth system models

It can be challenging to understand why Earth system models (ESMs) produce specific results because one can arrive at the same result simply by changing the values of the parameters. In our paper, we demonstrate that it is possible to use machine learning to figure out how and why particular components of an ESM (such as biology or ocean circulations) affect the output. This work could be applied to observations to improve the accuracy of the formulations used in ESMs.

Spatiotemporal patterns and drivers of terrestrial dissolved organic carbon (DOC) leaching into the European river network

Dissolved organic carbon (DOC) leaching from soils into river networks is an important component of the land carbon © budget, but its spatiotemporal variation is not yet fully constrained. We use a land surface model to simulate the present-day land C budget at the European scale, including leaching of DOC from the soil. We found average leaching of 14.3 Tg C yr-1 (0.6% of terrestrial net primary production) with seasonal variations. We determine runoff and temperature to be the main drivers.

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How to add environmental justice into your groundwater classes

By Tom Gleeson, Chinchu Mohan, Summer Okibe, Noella Horoscoe, Xander Huggins, Crystal Ng and Ally Jacoby Along with the Water Underground Talks (webpage, youtube, blog post) that bring passionate and diverse voices and perspectives into groundwater classrooms, we have also been developing new materials to add environmental justice into your groundwater classes. The US EPA defines environmental justice as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income, with respect to the …

EGU22 Photo Competition – voting opens MONDAY 23 MAY!

Now that our panel of judges has reduced the long list of hundreds of entries to just the top 10, it’s up to you to decide on which three photos will be our winners for 2022! The finalist photos are listed below and you can vote for them from Monday 23 May until Thursday, 26 May 2022 (voting closes at 18:00 CEST, 26 May). There are two ways that you can vote – the first is on-site in Vienna, where …

Ready to be a great conference presenter?

With the EGU General Assembly just around the corner, it’s time to pay special attention to how present your research, ideas, and messages to leave the best impression on a broad scientific community. However, it’s not always easy to stand out from the crowd at such big events and get people to notice you and remember your work. In the webinar organised by the ECS group of the EGU Natural Hazards (NH) Division earlier this month, two former EGU award-winning …