EGU2009 Webstreaming

Union Medal Lectures and Award Ceremony, Wednesday, 22 April 2009


15:30–16:15
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Union Medal & Award Ceremony - Presentation of the Outstanding Young Scientist Awards, the Union Service Awards as well as the Union Medals & Honorary Memberships
16:15–16:45
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Boundless Science
F. Spilhaus
16:45–17:30
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Alexander von Humboldt Medal Lecture
R. Navarro-Gonzalez
Mars-Like Soils in the Atacama Desert, Chile
17:30–18:15
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Alfred Wegener Medal Lecture
L. Bengtsson
Extra-tropical cyclone and climate
18:15–19:00
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Arthur Holmes Medal Lecture
D. Gubbins
Buoyancy in Earth's core and possible melting of the inner core

Press Conferences


  • Understanding climate change of past centuries Understanding climate change of past centuries
    Michael Mann, Hugues Goosse, Gabi Hegerl |  Stream
  • The cryosphere - for how much longer?
    Wilfried Haeberli, Larry Hinzman, Luke Copland |  Stream
  • Natural hazards, earthquakes, the aftermath of the 6 April earthquake in Italy
    Jochen Zschau, Massimo Cocco, Riccardo Lanari, Fabrizio Storti, Michael E. Contadakis, Ramon Carbonell |  Stream
  • Giant electrical tornados in outer space
    Andreas Keiling, Karl-Heinz Glaßmeier, Olaf Amm |  Stream
  • Sustainable energy technologies: Potential and challenges
    Thomas Kempka, Ralph Schlüter, Tomas Fernandez-Steeger, Michael Kühn, Andreas Busch |  Stream
  • Tsunami early warning and earthquake forecasting: Advances and challenges
    John McCloskey, Stefano Tinti |  Stream
  • Climate change uncertainties: What do we know?
    Caitlin Buck, Chris Forest, Ronald Prinn, Tim Carter |  Stream
  • Improving Outreach and Education in the Cryosphere
    Carmen de Jong, Bruce Molnia, Mark Williams, Marina Leibman, John M. Reynolds |  Stream
  • The terrestrial carbon sink and the effects of aerosols on carbon sinks in general
    Stephen Sitch, Martin Wild |  Stream
  • Microbial biofilms help protect nuclear waste
    Elena Hutchens, Jean-Louis Crovisier |  Stream
  • Full Speed Ahead
    Gilbert Camoin, Henk Brinkhuis |  Stream
  • Ocean Acidification
    Jelle Bijma, Gert-Jan Reichart |  Stream
  • Meet AGUs P.I.C.
    Maria-José Viñas |  Stream
  • CO2 Storage: Current projects & future perspectives
    Frank Schilling, Michael Kühn, Chris Juhlin |  Stream
  • Methane in aquatic environments
    Alina Stadnitskaia, Helge Niemann, Tomas Feseker |  Stream
  • Polar Ozone
    David J. Hofmann |  Stream
  • The Future of IODP
    Cathrine Mevel, Rüdiger Stein |  Stream
  • Arctic Gas Hydrates and Global Warming
    Tina Treude, Graham Westbrook, Matthias Haeckel, Christian Hensen |  Stream
  • Carbon-constrained future: Low-carbon energy options and geo-technology
    Hermann Held, Bert Metz, Hans Müller-Steinhagen, Pierre Lanfranchi, Andy Chatwick |  Stream