President: Fabio Florindo (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Deputy President: Eric Font
Deputy President: Sergio Vinciguerra
The Earth is a dynamical planet: its interiors’ electro-magnetism and physical properties contribute to this exciting property of our planet. The Earth Magnetism & Rock Physics (EMRP) Division addresses the experimental, theoretical and modeling approaches of fundamental solid-Earth and magneto-hydrodynamic processes that extend from the Earth’s surface to the core. A continuous demand for a better understanding of the magneto-hydrodynamic and physical processes responsible for the Earth’s magnetic field spatial and temporal variability is required. Theoretical and experimental aspects of rock physics, environmental magnetism, magnetic anomalies and plate tectonic reconstructions, magnetic polarity reversals, petrophysical assessment throughout physical, mechanical and magnetic properties, electrical conductivity and transport properties of the Earth’s crust and mantle are some of the key topics of research of our ‘living planet’ to which this division is dedicated.
The division awards the Louis Néel and the Petrus Peregrinus medals for outstanding contributions to geomagnetism, palaeomagnetism and rock physics.
In line with EGU and the other divisions, EMRP is actively trying to engage with early career scientists (ECS). The ECS representative of EMRP division is working with the other divisions ECS representatives to improve visibility of ECS concerns, as well as, help out with any ECS related issues (e.g. first attendance at EGU General Assembly and how to organize sessions).
Check out the ECS section for more information (http://www.egu.eu/ecs/) or contact directly the ECS representative of EMRP division (see at http://www.egu.eu/emrp/structure/).
- Petrus Peregrinus Medal
The 2021 Petrus Peregrinus Medal is awarded to
Kenneth P. Kodama for fundamental contributions quantifying the physical mechanisms that control palaeomagnetic records in sedimentary rocks and for advancing the discipline of rock magnetic cyclostratigraphy.
- Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award
The 2021 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award is awarded to
François X. Passelègue for his outstanding research in the field of experimental rock physics and novel understanding of earthquake dynamic rupture nucleation and propagation, and frictional and ductile processes.
- Petrus Peregrinus Medal
The 2020 Petrus Peregrinus Medal is awarded to
Rixiang Zhu for his outstanding accomplishments in magnetism and paleomagnetism and his extraordinary support of the scientific community.
The 2020 Louis Néel Medal is awarded to
Wen-lu Zhu for her exceptional contributions to understanding coupling between fluids and rock deformation and in recognition of her role in promoting women in science and rock physics globally.
Current issue of the EGU newsletter
In the September issue of The Loupe find out how climate activism grew out of the environmental movements of the 60s and 70s and what it will need to do to evolve in the future with guest blogger Arindam Roy, and discover what it’s like to be an Early Career Scientist studying chemical compounds in our atmosphere with Atmospheric Sciences Division Early Career Scientist representative Mengze Li!
You can also watch the free recording of our special webinar about Air Pollution with Craig Poku, available now on our YouTube channel.
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In addition to the latest Journal Watch and GeoRoundup of September EGU journal highlights, this issue also shares the first rresults of EGU’s new “authors survey”: