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GI Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems Division on Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

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Division on Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems
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Division on Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems

President: Pietro Tizzani (gi@egu.eu)
Deputy President: Raffaele Castaldo (castaldo.r@irea.cnr.it)

The Division on Geosciences Instrumentation and Data Systems (GI) intends to be a forum for developments in instrumentation, technology, methods and data handling used in any field of the various geosciences. By promoting the discussion between specialists from widely diverse fields, advances in instrumentation made in one field might be utilised in other areas also and encourage co-operation, thereby saving separate development work and making new approaches possible, which otherwise might still have to wait for years or even decades.

As nearly every other field of geosciences is related to one or the other instrumentation strategy, many of the GI-sessions are co-organized with sessions from other divisions. Potential contributors to any session are encouraged to evaluate the benefits of a multi-disciplinary discussion versus the specific interest of the own target group.

Recent awardees

Nemesio M. Pérez

Nemesio M. Pérez

  • 2024
  • Christiaan Huygens Medal

The 2024 Christiaan Huygens Medal is awarded to Nemesio M. Pérez for his outstanding scientific contributions to the study of soil-gas geochemistry in volcanic areas, and for promoting international research programs in Europe, Asia, South America and Africa.


Livia Lantini

Livia Lantini

  • 2024
  • Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

The 2024 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award is awarded to Livia Lantini for important contributions in the field of ground penetrating radar applications for forestry and environmental engineering.


Maurizio Fedi

Maurizio Fedi

  • 2023
  • Christiaan Huygens Medal

The 2023 Christiaan Huygens Medal is awarded to Maurizio Fedi for his ground-breaking contributions to gravity and magnetic field modelling and the analysis of geophysical potential fields.


Mezgeen Rasol

Mezgeen Rasol

  • 2023
  • Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

The 2023 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award is awarded to Mezgeen Rasol for his significant contributions to the development of innovative methodologies for data analysis applied to Ground Penetrating Radar, with a focus on road transport infrastructure monitoring.


Nicole Cowell

Nicole Cowell

  • 2023
  • Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award

The 2023 Outstanding Student and PhD candidate Presentation (OSPP) Award is awarded to Nicole Cowell What can we learn from nested IoT low-cost sensor networks for air quality? A case study of PM2.5 in Birmingham UK.

Current issue of the EGU newsletter

It’s the beginning of a brand new year, and our science community is pushing for much-needed change. Journalist Ayesha Tandon launched the global south climate database to improve diversity in climate research, while artist and illustrator Heike Jane Zimmermann sheds light on the many ways that art can change the way we teach science.

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