Good expectations for Earth science communication

Good expectations for Earth science communication The time of a science confined to its ivory towers, reduced to production and solitary research is over. I usually tell our scientists that if they are here, at the Spanish Geological Survey (IGME), it is because they...

Communicating geoscience: time to do better

Communicating geoscience: time to do better Geoscientists make up quite a unique community. We are commonly perceived as outdoorsy and observant (and strangely interested in decorative boulders or pavement rocks), which is not a bad generalisation, but that certainly...

RockCheck application rocks the world

RockCheck app: The educational tool for the identification of rocks. Fig. 1 – Application RockCheck is an educational tool for the identification of rocks. Almost every kid and many adults are fascinated by rocks. They collect them from trips and keep them at home...

Forum for Industrial Minerals: the economic geology meetings

Forum for Industrial Minerals: the economic geology meetings The present-day trilateral economic geologists’ meeting named “Forum for Industrial Minerals” (Forum pro nerudy) was established in 1977. Its establishment was the initiative of prof. Miloš Kužvart (*1928...

Introducing RohstoffWissen

Introducing RohstoffWissen The non-profit organisation “RohstoffWissen!” (translated: knowledge of raw materials) has been founded on 15 May 2018 in Berlin as a response to a vivid problem in Germany and even in Europe: All projects which include any...