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European Geosciences Union

Historical highlights

Pre-EGU era (before 2002)

The European Geosciences Union (EGU) was established by the merger of the European Union of Geosciences (EUG) and the European Geophysical Society (EGS) on 7 September 2002, with the final stages of this transition completed on 31 December 2003.