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Meet the women of EGU – 2021 edition!

  • EGU news
  • 11 February 2021

We’re celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science by recognising a few of the women filling critical roles in our organisation, from the next EGU President to many of our Early Career Scientist representatives!


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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

Mass accommodation and gas–particle partitioning in secondary organicaerosols: dependence on diffusivity, volatility, particle-phase reactions,and penetration depth

Mass accommodation is an essential process for gas–particle partitioning of organic compounds in secondary organic aerosols (SOA). The mass accommodation coefficient is commonly described as the probability of a gas molecule colliding with the surface to enter the particle phase. It is often applied, however, without specifying if and how deep a molecule has to penetrate beneath the surface to be regarded as being incorporated into the condensed phase (adsorption vs. absorption).



Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

An overview of the ORACLES (ObseRvations of Aerosols above CLouds and theirintEractionS) project: aerosol–cloud–radiation interactions in the southeastAtlantic basin

Southern Africa produces almost a third of the Earth’s biomass burning (BB) aerosol particles, yet the fate of these particles and their influence on regional and global climate is poorly understood. ORACLES (ObseRvations of Aerosols above CLouds and their intEractionS) is a 5-year NASA EVS-2 (Earth Venture Suborbital-2) investigation with three intensive observation periods designed to study key atmospheric processes that determine the climate impacts of these aerosols.


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The Sassy Scientist – Out of Orbit

The Sassy Scientist – Out of Orbit

After reading last week’s post Ilona asks how to switch research topics to something more impactful during their lifetime: How do I transition from a PhD in mantle convection to a postdoc in satellite geodesy? Dear Ilona, What a moon-shot you are aiming for! But, have no fear, nothing is impossible. Undoubtedly, space is cool. And looking from a distance at our lovely rock spinning and floating through space is even cooler. Your career pivot is quite wise, as you …


GMPV ECS online talks! Wednesday 17th March 11am CET

GMPV ECS online talks! Wednesday 17th March 11am CET

The Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology and Volcanology division’s early career scientists talks (EGU campfires) will return on Wednesday 17th of March at 11am CET! The speakers of the 9th edition are: Tommaso Tacchetto (PhD Student Curtin University) – Disorientation control on trace element segregation in fluid-affected low-angle boundaries in olivine Kyra Cutler (PhD Student University of Oxford) – Downward-propagating eruption following edifice unloading implies no direct magmatic trigger for the 2018 lateral collapse of Anak Krakatau Göksu Uslular (PhD …


Earthquake Watch January: Guyana Mw 5.6

Earthquake Watch January: Guyana Mw 5.6

South America is one of the most seismic regions where the collision of several tectonic plates is shaping the topography along the Pacific coast. On January 31, an Mw5.6 earthquake hit Southern Guyana near the border with Brazil. This event was largely felt in Boa Vista (Brazil), the nearest main city close to the epicentre (Figure 1, EMSC). Relatively small damages were reported and fortunately no injuries. The region is not used to have many earthquakes. Only six historical earthquakes …