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Division on Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS)

President: Claudio Rosenberg, ts@egu.eu
Deputy President: Magdalena Scheck-Wenderoth, magdalena.scheck@gfz-potsdam.de

The Division on Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS) investigates rock deformation at all scales with the aim to decipher its complex relationships with earth dynamics. We use natural observations, including mapping, remote sensing and seismics, and experimental methods. The division is highly interdisciplinary, with strong ties with other EGU divisions including GD, EMRP, SM, SSP, GM, G, and GMPV.

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News


9. October 2017

EGU announces recipients of 2018 awards and medals

The EGU has named the recipients of the EGU medals and awards 2018.

Congratulations to John P. Platt for winning the TS Division's Stephan Mueller Medal and Fabio Corbi for winning the TS Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award!

They will receive their prizes at the EGU General Assembly 201 (8–13 April, 2018, Vienna).


11. July 2017

EGU2018 Call-for-sessions

The next EGU General Assembly 2018 (EGU2018) will be held again at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) from 08 Apr 2018 to 13 Apr 2018. You are invited to suggest new sessions or modify the existing skeleton program sessions.

Please find all relevant information here: http://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2018/provisionalprogramme


14. June 2017

Award and Medal nominations

Remember to nominate an outstanding colleague or student for the Stephan Mueller Medal or the Outstanding Early Carrer Scientist Award. The deadline is on June 15.

You can find the guidelines for submitting nominations at :

http://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/proposal-and-selection-of-candidates/


18. May 2017

Submission of nominations for the Stephan Müller Medal 2018

The dead-line for the submission of nominations for the Stephan Müller Medal 2018 is coming up on June 15th. Please consider nominating a colleague whose scientific work represents an outstanding contribution to Structural Geology, Tectonics and Lithospheric Geophysics. 

You can find the guidelines for submitting nominations at :

http://www.egu.eu/awards-medals/proposal-and-selection-of-candidates/


15. May 2017

Cees Passchier won the Stephan Mueller Medal 2017!

At the 2017 General Assembly Cees W. Passchier was awarded with the 2017 Stephan Mueller Medal in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the understanding of deformation in rocks at all scales through innovative tools such as kinematic indicators, microstructural criteria, and vorticity analysis. Congratulations!

Cees W. Passchier won the Stephan Mueller Medal 2017Cees W. Passchier won the Stephan Mueller Medal 2017


11. May 2017

A successful 2017 General Assembly for the TS Division

With a little delay we note that the 2017 General Assembly again broke records with 14,500 participants and 17,400 presentations. Also for TS this was a very successful meeting with an all-time record of 960 abstracts in 32 sessions that were led by TS (and over 1500 abstracts if we include co-organised sessions). We would like to thank you all for helping make this meeting such a success and we hope you enjoyed it as much as the TS team did!

Please fill out the questionnaire at www.egu2017.eu/feedback and/or drop us a mail at ts@egu.eu for any division-related feedback - positive or negative, we need your input to keep improving our programme!

While the aftermath of EGU 2017 is still in our minds, the new TS team led by TS Division president Claudio Rosenberg will now slowly start to get to work for EGU 2018.


17. April 2017

EGU Summer School

This summer, another EGU Summer School takes place. Giorgio Pennacchioni and Neil Mancktelow organise this great event from August 25 to 31 in northern Italy. More information can be found here.


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Current issue of the EGU newsletter

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Earlier in October, we announced the winners of the 2018 EGU awards and medals: 49 individuals who have made significant contributions to the Earth, planetary and space sciences and who will be honoured at the 2018 EGU General Assembly. We have also announced the winners of the Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards corresponding to the 2017 General Assembly: check our website for more information.

We also opened the call for abstracts for our annual conference this month. If you are interested in presenting your work in Vienna in April, make sure you submit your abstract by 10 January 2018, 13:00 CET. If you would like to apply for a Roland Schlich travel grant to attend the meeting, please submit your abstract no later than 1 December 2017.

Last but not the least, we have a new job vacancy at the EGU Executive Office in Munich: EGU Communications Officer. If you are passionate about communicating science to a variety of audiences, especially using blogs and social media, consider applying by 5 November.

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