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Welcome to EGU’s 2015 online services for the media

The EGU General Assembly 2015 brings together over 11,000 geoscientists from all over the world into one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. It provides an opportunity for journalists and science writers to learn about new developments in a variety of topics including climate change, recent space and planetary science missions, natural disasters, ocean acidification, rare-earth minerals, ice loss and sea-level rise among others.

The 2015 Assembly is taking place at the Austria Center Vienna in Vienna, Austria, from 12 to 17 April.

Media registration to the meeting is available to journalists, freelance science writers and public information officers of all nations free of charge (please see eligibility requirements in the Registration page).

The EGU operates a Press Centre located on the Yellow Level (Ground Floor) of the Austria Center Vienna, which includes a working space for journalists and a press conference room. Quiet side rooms are also available for interviews.

Online pre-registration will open in December 2014. On-site registration is available in April 2015 in the main registration area of the Austria Center Vienna during the opening hours of the conference office. Media registration gives access to the Press Centre and other meeting rooms and includes a public transportation ticket, the information and schedules book and a USB flash drive with the abstracts presented at the General Assembly, as well as extra material regarding this year's theme. Media participants also have access to high-speed Internet (LAN and WLAN) and complimentary breakfast, lunch, coffee and refreshments at the Press Centre.

Media advisories

Further information for the media will be available from this page closer to the time of the meeting.

EGU press team

The Press Centre at the General Assembly is run by Bárbara Ferreira, EGU Media and Communications Manager, with the help of student assistants.


For more information, please contact Bárbara Ferreira by e-mail at or by phone at +49 8921-806-703 (before the General Assembly). At the General Assembly, you may reach the press office by e-mail or at +43 6763-199-381/2 (Press Centre landline) or +43 6812-082-7254 (mobile).