Geoscience for the benefit of humanity and the planet
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September: EGU’s Mineral Month
Mohs Hardness Scale
By the time German geologist Friedrich Mohs (1773–1839) died 181 years ago today, he had fundamentally changed the way people study minerals, and that has remained true up to this very day (or at least until #MinCup began in 2017!) Read more!
On Wednesday the EGU-European Parliament Intergroup virtual event will bring together geoscientists, policymakers, and industry representatives to discuss how Earth, planetary, and space science researchers can support the European Green Deal and ensure its biodiversity and zero-pollution targets are reached.
GeoPolicy: A window into a career in science policy, as EGU’s first Policy Intern Read more!
“This study shows for the first time that gypsum released into the water at the onset of melt season in the Arctic Ocean causes a constant flux of gypsum over widespread areas and over a long period of time.” (Wollenburg et al., 2020, The Cryosphere)
Image credit: Marcel Nicolaus and Christian Katlein