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Programme Group Chairs: Sam Illingworth, Roelof Rietbroek

SC1 – Skillset Building


How to use the Copernicus Climate Data Store and its associated toolbox
Convener: Carlo Buontempo  | Co-Conveners: Jean-Noel Thepaut , Stephen Chuter , Cedric Bergeron , Silke Zollinger 
Tue, 10 Apr, 08:30–10:00


Geospatial Web Services in action - or how to analyse and process large volumes of data without downloading it
Convener: Oliver Clements  | Co-Conveners: Simone Mantovani , Dr. Julia Wagemann 
Tue, 10 Apr, 08:30–12:00


Introduction to RUS environment: Sentinel-1 InSAR for Subsidence monitoring
Convener: Michael Foumelis  | Co-Conveners: Miguel Castro Gómez , Tereza Šmejkalová 
Tue, 10 Apr, 13:30–17:00


2018 EGU flow regatta, Q-competition, and BBQ
Convener: Gabriel Sentlinger  | Co-Conveners: Beat Lüthi , Maxence Carrel 
Fri, 13 Apr, 08:30–15:00


Unmanned robotic boats for holistic, multi-parametric monitoring and management of lakes and rivers – introduction and hands-on practical demonstration
Convener: Nick Everard  | Co-Conveners: Roza Allabashi , Alessandro Farinelli , Nathalie Gilbert 
 / Wed, 11 Apr, 08:30–10:00


Current techniques to measure and analyse redox potentials in wetland soils and sediments (co-organized)
Convener: Michel Vorenhout 
Mon, 09 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Analytical techniques for revealing the nature and chemical properties of natural organic matter
Convener: José María De la Rosa  | Co-Conveners: José González-Pérez , Heike Knicker , Agustin Merino 
Tue, 10 Apr, 08:30–10:00

SC1.10/CL6.06/GM12.4/SSP2.20 ECS

Age Models and geochronology: An introductory course to different age-depth modelling approaches (co-organized)
Convener: Carole Nehme  | Co-Conveners: Sebastian F.M. Breitenbach , Michael Dietze , Annegret Larsen 
Mon, 09 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Imaging and image processing of biogeochemical and structural characteristics in soil microenvironments (co-organized)
Convener: Steffen Schlüter  | Co-Conveners: John Koestel , Carsten W. Mueller 
Tue, 10 Apr, 13:30–17:00


Solar System Virtual Observatory hands-on session
Convener: Michel Gangloff  | Co-Conveners: Baptiste Cecconi , Stéphane Erard , Vincent Génot , Angelo Pio Rossi 
Thu, 12 Apr, 08:30–10:00

SC1.13 ECS

Writing reproducible geoscience papers using R Markdown, Docker, and GitLab
Convener: Daniel Nüst  | Co-Conveners: Edzer Pebesma , Vicky Steeves , Markus Konkol 
Thu, 12 Apr, 13:30–17:00


Git for science - or 'how to avoid the hunt for the last working version of ...'
Convener: Adam Steer  | Co-Conveners: Oliver Clements , Carsten Ehbrecht , Simone Mantovani , Claire Trenham , Claudia Vitolo , Dr. Julia Wagemann 
Wed, 11 Apr, 08:30–10:00


GPlates: an open-source and cross-platform deep-time plate tectonic reconstruction platform (co-organized)
Convener: Sabin Zahirovic  | Co-Conveners: Dietmar Müller , Martina Ulvrova 
Thu, 12 Apr, 08:30–10:00


Using R for natural hazard risk modelling, with applications to wildfire risk forecasting
Convener: Claudia Vitolo  | Co-Conveners: Francesca Di Giuseppe , Dr. Julia Wagemann , Mark Parrington 
Wed, 11 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Building and maintaining R packages (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Convener: Sebastian Kreutzer 
Wed, 11 Apr, 13:30–15:00

SC1.19/HS12.4 ECS

Using R in Hydrology (co-organized)
Convener: Louise Slater  | Co-Conveners: Shaun Harrigan , Tobias Gauster , Alexander Hurley , Guillaume Thirel , Claudia Vitolo 
 / Wed, 11 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC1.20/HS12.3 ECS

Hydroinformatics for Hydrology: extreme value modelling (co-organized)
Convener: Nilay Dogulu  | Co-Conveners: Harsh Beria , Maurizio Mazzoleni , Hannes Müller-Thomy 
Mon, 09 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Experimental and field turbulence in geophysical and environmental flows
Co-Conveners: Otman Ben Mahjoub , Philippe Fraunie 
Mon, 09 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Mixing, diffusion, flow, and turbulence in multi-scale physical systems
Convener: Nadeem Malik  | Co-Conveners: Claudia Cherubini , Ana Maria Tarquis , Franck Nicolleau 
Mon, 09 Apr, 19:00–20:00

SC1.23 ECS

Seismology for non-seismologists
Convener: Koen Van Noten  | Co-Conveners: Iris van Zelst , Nienke Blom , Laura Ermert , Eva Eibl , Michaela Wenner , Thomas Lecocq , Matthew Agius , Laura Parisi , Lucia Gualtieri 
Mon, 09 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Simple applications of dynamical systems theory to real-world climate data (co-organized)
Convener: Gabriele Messori  | Co-Convener: Davide Faranda 
Mon, 09 Apr, 19:00–20:00


Scales and scaling in the climate system (co-organized)
Convener: Shaun Lovejoy  | Co-Conveners: Christian Franzke , Thomas Laepple 
Fri, 13 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC1.26 ECS

Geodynamics 101: how to use and interpret numerical models of the solid Earth
Convener: Iris van Zelst  | Co-Conveners: Adina E. Pusok , Antoine Rozel , Fabio Crameri , Juliane Dannberg , Anne Glerum 
Wed, 11 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Geophysical time series analysis (co-organized)
Convener: Tommaso Alberti  | Co-Conveners: Peter Ditlevsen , Reik Donner 
Tue, 10 Apr, 19:00–20:00


Temporal and spatial uncertainties in climate data analysis
Convener: Niklas Boers  | Co-Conveners: Bedartha Goswami , Aljoscha Rheinwalt 
Tue, 10 Apr, 13:30–15:00

SC1.29/GM12.1 ECS

Crowd-solving problems in earth science research (co-organized)
Convener: Anne Voigtländer  | Co-Conveners: Elisa Giaccone , Helene Petschko , Harry Sanders , Anna Schoch , Laura Coco , Johannes Buckel , Richard Mason 
Wed, 11 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC1.30/NH10.1 ECS

Open-Source simulations: slope stability and failure in a hydrological catchment model (co-organized)
Convener: Luigi Lombardo  | Co-Conveners: Raffaele Albano , Victor Jetten , Cees van Westen , Bastian van den Bout 
Fri, 13 Apr, 10:30–12:00


Training workshop on OLAM-SOIL
Convener: Dani Or  | Co-Conveners: Robert Walko , Harry Vereecken , Michael Young , Kris Van Looy 
Sun, 08 Apr, 09:00–18:00


Response, variability and transitions in geophysical systems (co-organized)
Convener: Anna von der Heydt  | Co-Conveners: Michael Ghil , Valerio Lucarini 
Wed, 11 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Data assimilation in the geosciences - An Overview (co-organized)
Convener: Natale Alberto Carrassi  | Co-Conveners: Marc Bocquet , Olivier Talagrand 
 / Tue, 10 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Improving statistical evaluations in the geosciences
Convener: Bernard Ludwig 
Wed, 11 Apr, 08:30–10:00


The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) as a Statistical Tool for Time-Series Analysis
Convener: Robin Crockett 
Wed, 11 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC2 – Science Communication


How to navigate the EGU: tips and tricks
Convener: Anouk Beniest  | Co-Conveners: Adina E. Pusok , Stephanie Zihms , Katrin Bentel , Igor Paz 
Mon, 09 Apr, 08:30–10:00


Help! I'm presenting at a scientific conference!
Convener: Roelof Rietbroek  | Co-Conveners: Bárbara Ferreira , Jens Klump , Lena Noack , Emma C. Smith , Igor Paz 
Mon, 09 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Once upon a time in Vienna
Convener: Kathryn Adamson  | Co-Conveners: Matthew Carney , Justin Holcomb , Timothy Lane 
Tue, 10 Apr, 08:30–10:00


Rhyme your research
Convener: Sam Illingworth  | Co-Conveners: Esther Posner , Tim van Emmerik 
Tue, 10 Apr, 10:30–12:00


How to cartoon science
Convener: Matthew Partridge  | Co-Convener: Jacqueline Hannam 
Thu, 12 Apr, 19:00–20:00


Visualization in Earth Science: best practices (co-organized)
Convener: Niklas Röber  | Co-Convener: Michael Böttinger 
Thu, 12 Apr, 10:30–12:00


Communicating your research to teachers, schools and the public - interactively
Convener: Chris King (deceased) | Co-Convener: Eileen van der Flier-Keller 
Sun, 08 Apr, 09:00–18:00


Science for Policy: What is it and how can scientists become involved in policy processes?
Convener: Chloe Hill 
Thu, 12 Apr, 13:30–15:00

SC2.10 ECS

How to get involved in global efforts to sustain soil and land
Convener: Steffen A. Schweizer  | Co-Conveners: Chloe Hill , Taru Sandén , Christian Schneider 
Wed, 11 Apr, 13:30–15:00


World Climate: an interactive simulation of climate negotiations
Convener: Laurent Richard  | Co-Convener: Robin Matthews 
Thu, 12 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC2.12 ECS

Debunking myths and fake news: how can geoscientists fight misinformation and false claims
Convener: Bárbara Ferreira  | Co-Convener: Hazel Gibson 
Mon, 09 Apr, 15:30–17:00


Connect2Communicate: communicating your message with charisma, clarity and conviction
Convener: Niamh Shaw  | Co-Conveners: Alex Boyd , Anthea Lacchia , Fergus McAuliffe 
Wed, 11 Apr, 13:30–15:00

SC2.14 ECS

Science writing: selling your research through press releases and articles
Convener: Anthea Lacchia  | Co-Conveners: Bárbara Ferreira , Fergus McAuliffe , Hazel Gibson 
Wed, 11 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC2.15/CL6.03/CR8.12 ECS

Communicating geoscience to the media (co-organized)
Convener: Bárbara Ferreira  | Co-Conveners: Arindan Mandal , Laura Helene Rasmussen , Célia Julia Sapart 
Tue, 10 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC2.18/NH10.2 ECS

Serious games for Natural Hazards: understand the different roles in natural hazard prevention and management through a simple exercise (co-organized)
Convener: Valeria Cigala  | Co-Conveners: Raffaele Albano , Graziella Devoli , Jonathan Rizzi , Giulia Roder 
 / Wed, 11 Apr, 10:30–12:00


Geoscience Games Night
Convener: Christopher Skinner  | Co-Conveners: Sam Illingworth , Rolf Hut , Jazmin Scarlett 
Wed, 11 Apr, 19:00–20:30


Democratizing Science: How to do it and why you should
Convener: Alanna Mitchell 
Thu, 12 Apr, 19:00–20:00

SC3 – Career Development


How to convene a session at EGU's General Assembly
Convener: Stephanie Zihms  | Co-Conveners: Helen Glaves , Roelof Rietbroek 
Tue, 10 Apr, 13:30–15:00


Make sense of the mess: how to keep your research project on track for easy reporting
Convener: Luisa Cristini  | Co-Convener: Sofia Alexiou 
Tue, 10 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC3.4/CL6.05/CR8.10/OS6.3 ECS

Polar science career panel (EGU Cryosphere and APECS) (co-organized)
Convener: Clara Burgard  | Co-Conveners: Emma C. Smith , Sonika Shahi 
Tue, 10 Apr, 12:15–13:15


Academia is not the only route: exploring alternative career options for Earth scientists
Convener: Hazel Gibson  | Co-Convener: Bárbara Ferreira 
Thu, 12 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC3.6/HS12.2 ECS

How to write (and publish) a scientific paper in Hydrology (co-organized)
Convener: Wouter Berghuijs  | Co-Convener: Andrea Popp 
Fri, 13 Apr, 08:30–10:00

SC3.7/OS6.1 ECS

How to publish in the EGU journal Ocean Science (co-organized)
Convener: John M. Huthnance  | Co-Convener: Maribel I. García-Ibáñez 
Fri, 13 Apr, 08:30–10:00


How do you peer-review?
Convener: Mathew Stiller-Reeve 
Wed, 11 Apr, 10:30–12:00


Scientific publishing, science integrity and work ethics: short-course on the scientific method and our modern work environment
Convener: Sebastian Doetterl  | Co-Conveners: Carsten W. Mueller , Taru Sandén , Jörg Schnecker , Cordula Vogel , Steffen A. Schweizer , Annegret Larsen 
Fri, 13 Apr, 08:30–12:00

SC3.11 ECS

Unconscious bias
Convener: Claudia Jesus-Rydin  | Co-Conveners: Alberto Montanari , Marie Bocher , David Gallego-Torres 
Tue, 10 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC3.12 ECS

How to find funding and write a research grant
Conveners: Stephanie Zihms , Hazel Gibson 
Thu, 12 Apr, 13:30–15:00

SC3.13 ECS

How to apply for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grants Individual Fellowship and European Training Network
Convener: Sylvia Walter  | Co-Conveners: Jannick Ingrin , Daniela Henkel , José Alberto Padrón-Navarta 
Wed, 11 Apr, 12:15–13:15

SC3.14 ECS

Funding opportunities: ERC grants
Convener: Claudia Jesus-Rydin  | Co-Convener: David Gallego-Torres 
Thu, 12 Apr, 19:00–20:00

SC3.15/HS12.1 ECS

Meet the expert in Hydrology: bridging the gap between hydrological science and practice (co-organized)
Convener: Nilay Dogulu  | Co-Conveners: Harsh Beria , Wouter Knoben , Andrea Popp , Tim van Emmerik 
Tue, 10 Apr, 12:15–13:15

SC3.16/SSS13.78 ECS

Meet the experts in land and soil functions: from primary productivity to biodiversity (co-organized)
Convener: Taru Sandén  | Co-Conveners: Francesca Bampa , Rannveig Anna Guicharnaud , Kelly Ramirez 
Thu, 12 Apr, 19:00–20:00

SC3.17/ST1.12 ECS

Meet the experts in Solar-Terrestrial science: the future of Solar-Terrestrial research (co-organized)
Convener: Jone Peter Reistad  | Co-Conveners: Theresa Rexer , Christine Smith-Johnsen 
Thu, 12 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC3.18/GM12.2/TS1.9 ECS

Meet the experts in Geomorphology (co-organized)
Convener: Michael Dietze  | Co-Conveners: Annegret Larsen , Peter van der Beek , Daniel Parsons , Anouk Beniest 
Fri, 13 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC3.19/NH10.3 ECS

Speed-dating: Research-match making (co-organized)
Convener: Giulia Roder  | Co-Conveners: Raffaele Albano , Luigi Lombardo , Jonathan Rizzi 
Mon, 09 Apr, 15:30–17:00

SC3.20 ECS

Meet the editors of ACP, BG and CP
Convener: Sam Illingworth 
Thu, 12 Apr, 10:30–12:00

SC3.21 ECS

Meet the editors of ADGEO, ESD, ESurf, and SE
Convener: Sam Illingworth 
Thu, 12 Apr, 08:30–10:00