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Aims & scope

The EGU General Assembly 2018 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. The EGU is looking forward to cordially welcoming you in Vienna.

EGU statement on scientific presentations at its General Assembly

The General Assembly of EGU facilitates presentation and discussion of scientific results in the form of poster, oral, and PICO presentations. Over the last years, two-thirds of the abstracts were presented as a poster and one-third as oral or PICO. The EGU stresses that all scientific presentations at its General Assembly have equal importance, independent of format. There is no distinction regarding the standing, quality or prestige of oral, poster, or PICO presentations. Our different presentation formats offer different ways to present research and obtain feedback. In all cases, a presenter is expected to deliver the main message of the research orally.

Caution regarding hotel booking

Currently, the three websites,, and provide web portals for lodging services using distinctive features of EGU including the logo and pictures from the ACV during past EGU General Assemblies. These websites have not been authorized by EGU, Copernicus, or any other partner of us and do not provide official services for EGU, its General Assembly, or Copernicus. We recommend not to use these websites as long as they pretend to provide official EGU services. We also recommend not to provide them with any personal data including your credit-card or bank-account details. The only official housing agency for EGU2018 is Mondial Congress & Events.

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