Category Archives: Science and media

SGU in focus

The Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU) has made media headlines during the past days. This government “expert agency for issues relating to bedrock, soil and groundwater in Sweden” recently changed is director and with the change in directors, there always … Continue reading

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It is actually a great feeling …

…. when your PhD student manages to get a paper accepted in Nature. It never happened to me before, but today was the day! Francesco, who had worked so hard on this paper and on the replies to the various … Continue reading

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Monsoon film gets attention

Great to see that our latest film Under the Eyes of the Buddha – in White Coats now is a news item on Stockholm University’s Science Faculty’s homepage. Hopefully this will help spreading the film to a wider audience. I … Continue reading

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Under the Eyes of the Buddha – In White Coats

Finally, finally our latest video about the Asian Monsoon Project is finished! This film really took time to finish! But then it is also different from the earlier films. It involves many more people, a specially designed animation, and specially … Continue reading

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The luxury of a sabbatical

My application for a sabbatical next year has been approved! What a luxury to being able to spend time abroad and to being able to only and entirely concentrate on my research. It is great that Stockholm University provides and … Continue reading

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Communicating Earth Science

Back to one of my favorite topics – using films to explain earth sciences to a wider audience. Of course there are many great films about different aspects of earth sciences and these have been made with a huge financial … Continue reading

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38 years in 22 slides

Here I am back again in freezing cold Vienna attending this year’s EGU conference. Last time I was here was 2007 and much has changed since then. There is for example an EGU app with continuous program updates, registration is … Continue reading

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