European Geosciences Union - updates

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Cities brace for climate challenges

Apr 30, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Cities must make haste in reinforcing defenses against climate change induced flooding and heat waves experts warn this week

HEAVY SMOG. This picture taken on June 23, 2015 shows a woman riding an electric bike in smog covered Beijing. Photo by AFP

UP disaster scientist wins top European geosciences award

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:09 PM

UPDATED Europe’s premier geosciences union recognizes Dr Alfredo Mahar Lagmay for his outstanding work on volcanic hazards earthquakes typhoons landslides and floods

Can climate change affect our taste in music?

Apr 14, 2015 - 4:38 PM

Tastes in songs are likely to change as the climate shifts British researchers say

'Dwarf planet' Ceres spawns giant mystery

Apr 14, 2015 - 4:09 PM

New observations of the sphere of rock and ice circling our Sun between Mars and Jupiter have added to the mystery

SPACE MYSTERY. These images, from Dawn's visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIR), highlight two regions on Ceres containing bright spots. The top images show a region scientists have labeled '1' and the bottom images show the region labeled '5.' Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/ASI/INAF

New map highlights hotspots for mega-quakes

Dec 05, 2012 - 11:47 PM

Mega quakes spring mostly from regions where fractures on the sea floor intersect with subduction zones or zones where one slab of Earth s crust is diving slowly under another seismologists said