Emma Rehnström, Sweden’s Geologist of the Year 2020, makes you discover traces of volcanoes, earthquakes and dinosaurs in Scania EFG’s Swedish member Geosektionen, the geosciences branch of Naturvetarna, the Swedish Association of Professional Scientists, each year...
In between Barrandian and eternity A STORY OF MY GRANDFATHER JIŘÍ KOVANDA AND HIS GREAT FRIEND VOJEN LOŽEK In the past months, I have been in touch with more librarians and their institutions than ever before. My reasoning was simple, I wanted to help my grandfather...
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 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 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...
Sustainability and Energy transition: an opportunity for the next generation of geoscientists This is a note on a three-days course I held at the PhD school in Geological Sciences at University of RomaTRE, organised for PhD and Master students, just before the lock...
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