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18th Congress of Geologists of Serbia

18th Congress of Geologists of SerbiaThe 18th Congress of Geologists of Serbia was held from 1 to 4 June 2022 in Divčibare, western Serbia, under the motto „Geology solves problems“. Over 150 delegates from Serbia and other European countries joined. 10 thematic...

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EFG presents its Annual Report for 2021

EFG presents its Annual Report for 2021

EFG presents its Annual Report for 2021  The European Federation of Geologists (EFG) is glad to present its Annual Report for 2021 which introduces the main activities throughout the past year. The Report is structured around the six strategic action areas of the...

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Welcome to GeoHub 2.0!

Welcome to GeoHub 2.0!

Welcome to GeoHub 2.0!The EFG team is glad to introduce its new Brussels office! Due to the cessation of our previous contract, we sought an improved space in the EU Quarter, in proximity to the main EU Institutions. The new GeoHub which is located Rue de Pascale is...

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EFG Board elections: New Treasurer and Secretary-General

EFG Board elections: New Treasurer and Secretary-General

Delegates of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) gathered on Pico Island, in the Azores, on 21 and 22 May 2022 for the 80th EFG Council meeting. This was the first occasion for a face-to-face meeting since November 2019 and offered the opportunity to review...

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EFG partners with H-NAT 2022

EFG partners with H-NAT 2022

  The H-NAT Summit will be organised on 21-22 June 2022 in a virtual format. The event is a unique annual opportunity for all Natural Hydrogen stakeholders to gather, discuss and update their knowledge about this new promising market. It is also a must-attend...

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EFG Statement on EUES suspension

During its 80th Council meeting, which was held on 21 and 22 May on Pico Island, in the Azores, the European Federation of Geologists (EFG) decided unanimously to suspend the membership of its Russian National Association, the Eurasian Union of Experts on Subsoil...

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EFG partners with MINEX Europe 2022

EFG partners with MINEX Europe 2022

The 6th MINEX Europe Mining & Exploration Forum will take place in Tirana, Albania on 5 - 7 July 2022. The Forum is held under the central theme 'Sustainable mining in Western Balkans and wider Europe'. EFG is a media partner of this event. MINEX Europe Forum is...

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The Europe CCUS & Decarbonisation Summit of March 2022

The Europe CCUS & Decarbonisation Summit of March 2022

The Europe CCUS & Decarbonisation Summit took place in Brussels between the 30th and 31st of March 2022. The event which was held at the Marriot Grand Place benefitted from a media partnership with the European Federation of Geologists (EFG). Moreover, Executive...

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EFG partners with RawMaterials Summit 2022

EFG partners with RawMaterials Summit 2022 From mineral exploration and responsible sourcing to advanced materials for the transition to a green, digital and circular economy, the 4th RawMaterials Summit will present a holistic view of the raw materials ecosystem....

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Results EFG Employment Survey 2021

Results EFG Employment Survey 2021

Results EFG Employment Survey 2021  The annual EFG Employment Survey aims at analysing the current labour market for geologists in Europe. The information gathered by this survey is not only useful for EFG’s work and to our national association members, but also...

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Urgent call for a European Strategy on Geothermal energy

Urgent call for a European Strategy on Geothermal energy

On the 11th of April 2022, a Call prepared by EGEC – the European Geothermal Energy Council – was made to Ursula Von der Leyen – the European Commission President – for a geothermal strategy at the European level. The call was moreover signed by the whole European...

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EFG Employment Survey 2022

EFG Employment Survey 2022

In the EFG Employment Survey 2022, we aim at taking a snapshot of the current labour market for geologists in Europe and beyond: Which industries are professional geologists working in? What is their current employment state and security? Do their professional...

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Memorandum of Understanding with Pole Avenia

Memorandum of Understanding with Pole Avenia

Memorandum of Understanding with Pole Avenia  At the end of March, EFG and Pôle Avenia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Brussels to work together on common goals: Exchange of knowledge on the latest technological and thematic topics that could...

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EFG’s Ukrainian Crisis Response

This page is facilitating the exchange of information between the ones offering help, and the ones in need of help in the geoscience community, e.g. by sharing job opportunities or other helpful resources.

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EAGE/EFG Photo Contest: Public vote now open

EAGE/EFG Photo Contest: Public vote now open

Vote now for your favourite ‘Legends of geoscience’ pic!  The EAGE/EFG Photo Contest 2022 closed on 15 March and we thank all participants for submitting so many stunning photographs which display the beauty and the variety of the geological profession! We now...

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EFG partners with Global Rare Earths Summit 2022

EFG partners with Global Rare Earths Summit 2022

EFG partners with Global Rare Earths Summit 2022 The opportunities that rare earths present are immense, but the challenges posed by their use are vital to address and prepare for. Therefore, City & Financial Global and REIA are proud to co-present the Global Rare...

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EFG Council approves changes to CPD table

EFG Council approves changes to CPD table

EFG Council approves changes to CPD tableIn 2021, the EFG Council approved a series of changes to EFG’s regulation regarding the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements for holders of the European Geologist (EurGeol) professional title. The revised CPD...

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Statement on the Ukraine crisis

Statement on the Ukraine crisis  As a community of professional geologists, we spend our lives studying our planet’s long and tormented history. And as Europeans, we know the immense harm and profound human suffering conflict creates. We are appalled that war is...

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Forensic geology: A novel application of geology

Forensic geology: A novel application of geology

For many people Geology is that strange science that names the stones and paints the maps in colours. There are really very few people who really know geology and its social utility. In fact, many professionals of Geology are also unaware of some of the less...

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TIMREX: A new project with EFG involvement kicks off

TIMREX: A new project with EFG involvement kicks off

TIMREX: A new project with EFG involvement kicks off   TIMREX is a new EIT RawMaterials funded project that will set up a Masters’ Programme for Innovative Mineral Resource Exploration. The project will run over three years and EFG will develop a mentoring module...

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Earth Futures Festival: Submission now open!

Earth Futures Festival: Submission now open!

Earth Futures Festival: Submission now open!  Submissions are now open to the 2022 Earth Futures Festival. The Earth Futures Festival is an international film and video event showcasing the important role geoscience plays in tackling our most pressing global...

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IMPEL: Call for case studies MPE and Soil Washing

IMPEL: Call for case studies MPE and Soil Washing

IMPEL: Call for case studies MPE and Soil Washing  EFG is collaborating with the European Union Network for the Implementation and Enforcement of Environmental Law (IMPEL) on topics relating to soil and water contamination. The IMPEL Water and Land Remediation...

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ReSToRE 2 summer school invites for applications

ReSToRE 2 summer school invites for applications

ReSToRE 2 summer school invites for applications  The ReSToRE 2 summer school will take place from 4-8 July 2022 in Dublin, Ireland. Run under the patronage of UNESCO, the Researching Social Theories, Resources, and Environment International Summer School aims to...

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EartH2 – A new industrial initiative for subsurface hydrogen

EartH2 – A new industrial initiative for subsurface hydrogen

POLE AVENIA, the French cluster of subsurface industries, is launching eartH2, a new industrial initiative dedicated to subsurface hydrogen. EartH2 aims to: Bring together actors from industry and research working on subsurface hydrogen keen to work together to spark...

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Virtual travel through the 2021 “Legends of geoscience”

Virtual travel through the 2021 “Legends of geoscience”

To wrap up the year, we would like to present you our latest StoryMap, a virtual travel through the photos submitted to the 2021 EAGE/EFG photo contest. The theme of the photo contest was “Legends of Geoscience”. We have received many inspiring pictures submitted in...

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EFG partners with the Earth Futures Festival

EFG partners with the Earth Futures Festival

Earth Science, or geoscience, is the keystone to understanding the complex and changing relationships between the planet’s physical and biological systems, human interaction with the environment and climatic impacts. Yet despite the critical role geoscience plays in...

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Release of PERC Reporting Standard 2021

Release of PERC Reporting Standard 2021

Release of PERC Reporting Standard 2021   The Pan European Reserves and Resources Reporting Committee (PERC) is announcing the launch of its Reporting Standard 2021 which was officially released on 1 October:  https://percstandard.org/perc-standard/ A recording...

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Announcing the winners of the 2021 photo contest!

Announcing the winners of the 2021 photo contest!

EFG and EAGE are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 edition of the “Legends of Geoscience” Photo Contest. We have received many inspiring pictures submitted in the three categories Geosciences for Society, Women Geoscientists and Landscape and Environment....

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EFG at REMTECH Europe 2021

EFG at REMTECH Europe 2021

EFG at REMTECH Europe 2021 RemTech Europe, the International Conference and Exhibition on land and water remediation markets and technologies, is scheduled for 20-24 September 2021. The first two days of the conference (20-21 September) will be fully digital, and...

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A web-based landslide susceptibility map for Attica Region in Greece

A web-based landslide susceptibility map for Attica Region in Greece

I would like to present a recent fulfilled EU co-funded research project, named DIAS. This research has generated a 1:100,000 regional scale landslide inventory map for the Attica Region of Greece which is the basic platform for the construction of susceptibility, hazard and risk map analysis for different areas of the entire county.

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EFG at the 48th IAH Congress in Belgium

EFG at the 48th IAH Congress in Belgium

EFG at the 48th IAH Congress in Belgium  In early September, the International Association of Hydrogeologists held its 48th Congress in Brussels, organised by the Belgian National Chapter. Despite the pandemic, more than 400 professionals from all continents...

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EFG Board elections 2021

EFG Board elections 2021Several e-votes have been organised in relation to the 2021 virtual EFG summer Council meeting: President election:Mr. Marko Komac (SGD) has been unanimously re-elected as the EFG President.  External Relations Officer election:Mr. Pavlos...

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