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Historical Highlights

Historical Highlights
17 December 2013 Launch of the EGU Journal SOIL
7 April 2013 Launch of the EGU Journal Earth Surface Dynamics (ESurf)
3 April 2011 Launch of the EGU Journal Geoscientific Instrumentation, Methods and Data Systems (GI)
1 August 2010 Transfer of the EGU Executive Office to Munich
4 March 2010 Launch of the EGU Journal Earth System Dynamics (ESD)
8 February 2010 Launch of the EGU Journal Solid Earth (SE)
20 August 2008 Launch of the EGU Journal Atmospheric Measurement Techniques (AMT)
1 December 2007 Launch of the EGU Journal Geoscientific Model Development (GMD)
1 May 2007 Launch of the EGU Journal The Cryosphere (TC)
1 October 2005 Launch of the EGU Journal eEarth (eE)
1 July 2005 Launch of the EGU Journal Climate of the Past (CP)
1 November 2004 Launch of the EGU Journal Ocean Science (OS)
25 April 2004 1st EGU General Assembly in Nice, France
11 March 2004 Launch of the EGU Journal Biogeosciences (BG)
12 February 2004 EGU becomes a signatory of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities
1 April 2003 Start of the EGU Reprint Series with the classical textbooks by J. Dooge and P. Eagleson
1 October 2002 The ownership of the EGS journals Advances in Geosciences (ADGEO), Annales Geophysicae (ANGEO), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP), Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (HESS), Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (NHESS), Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics (NPG) and the Book series Stephan Mueller Special Publication Series (SMSPS) were transferred to the EGU.
7 September 2002 The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is established by the Councils of the European Geophysical Society (EGS) and the European Union of Geosciences (EUG) in the Platzl Hotel in Munich, Germany. [ Read more ]

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.