European Geosciences Union
General Assembly 2008
Vienna, Austria, 13 – 18 April 2008
Copernicus.org Home EGUImprintData protection
  Abstract Management  
  Special Events  
  Press & Media  
  General Information for the Media  
  EGU Today  
  Registration for Journalists  
  Press Room Sessions  
  Press Abstract Overview  
  Press Room Facilities  
  Press Officer  
  Services for the Media  
  Support & Distinction  

Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung

International Year of Planet Earth 2007-2009

The Electronic Geophysical Year 2007-2008 International Polar Year 2007-2008

Press Room Sessions

The following press conferences are definitive. We expect a few more, so please check for updates regularly. Click on the titles for more details.

Monday, 14 April 200810:00–11:00 UN International Year of Planet Earth (in German)Gerald Ganssen; Dick van der Wateren; Christian Mutschlechner; Thomas Hofmann
14:00–15:00 Will the world's mountains still quench our thirst in 50 years? Wouter Buytaert; Carmen De Jong; Philip Mote; Daniel Viviroli
Tuesday, 15 April 200809:00–10:00 Will Planet Earth become Planet Ocean?Svetlana Jevrejeva; Philip Woodworth; Lesley Rickards; Simon Holgate; Mark Tamisea; Robert Nerem
10:00–11:00Outer planets and satellitesAthena Coustenis; Hunter Waite; Ralf Jaumann
11:00–12:00Greenhouse climates in the past: what the past can tell us about our futureHenk Brinkhuis; James Zachos; Appy Sluijs; A. Winguth
14:00–15:00State of the Cryosphere: what's up with the ice?Matthias Braun; Graham Cogley; Angelika Humbert; Julienne Stroeve
15:00–16:00The International Polar Year 2007-2008Marco Tedesco; Robert Bindschadler; Ted Scambos; Charles Zender
16:00–17:00 Artificial Snow: Quo vadis?Carmen de Jong; Luca Cetara; Christian Rixen; Ulrich Strasser
Wednesday, 16 April 200809:00–10:00 ANDRILL – drilling into Antarctica's dynamic pastTim Naish; Fabio Florindo; Richard Levy; David Harwood
10:00–11:00Venus Express – the second yearHakan Svedhem; Fred Taylor; Dmitri Titov
11:00–12:00Cosmic Vision: great questions in the Solar System and how to answer them
12:00–13:00CARBOOCEAN: How much man-made CO2 can the ocean absorb?Ute Schuster; Marion Gehlen; Christoph Heinze
15:00–16:00Tsunamis Stefano Tinti
16:00–17:00Wildfires, Weather and Climate
Thursday, 17 April 200810:00–11:00 Carbonate production from reefs and platforms: biotic and abiotic controlsChristian Dullo; Luis Pomar
12:00–13:00Drilling into the seismogenic zone: latest results from NanTroSEIZEMasataka Kinoshita; Harold Tobin
13:00–14:00Mars Science & ExplorationA. Chicarro; A. Safaeinili
14:00–15:00 Astrobiology, Mars and robotic explorationcancelled, but see note below *
15:00–16:00 Shaping the surface of Earth and terrestrial Planets from the Inside OutSierd Cloeting; Josep Gallart

* Two talks in IS51, Lecture Room 11, 18:30–19:00: Artificial  sedimentary meteorites, an interesting experiment Frances Westall just completed a few days ago, and: Planning for an International Mars sample Return Mission.

  Special Services  
  Printer-friendly Version  
  Tell a Friend  
  Download Acrobat Reader  
  Registration Deadlines & Milestones Child Care Conference Hours Conference Services Guidelines for Authors (Oral) Guidelines for Authors (Poster) Guidelines for Chairpersons Location & Local Transportation Exhibition EGU Plenary 2008 Division Business Meetings Editorial Board Meetings Union Meetings  

Star Alliance

© Copernicus 2006–2008