At NAC there will be a photo competition. Every participant in NAC 2022 can submit one photo on any theme related to the broad field of earth sciences. To submit a photo for the competition, one must be registered for NAC 2022 (see terms and conditions). Submitted photos will be exhibited at the conference and are shown below (click on a photo to see more information).
A beautiful orange red sky over the Lago Maggiore, Italy, due to heave winter smog over the Po valley.
Credit: Bert Scheeren | When: Januari 2008 | Where: Lago Maggiore, Italy
I made it using my phone during a trip with my wife.
Credit: Kai Li | When: 2017 | Where: Gansu, China
Gently SW dipping ammonite-rich limestone layers of Hauterivian. The outcrop starts on the cliff, continues on both sides of the road, and ends in the Jabron river, famous for . This spot, where the river is deeper thanks to this rock formation, is called 'Pierres Plates' by the locals (the 'flat stones') and is quite popular in the summer. There you can often see 5-15 yo wannabe paleontologists, hunting for ammonites and belemnites.
Credit: Remi Charton | When: 7 August 2021 | Where: Jabron river, near Sisteron, South France
Huge amounts of Saharan dust were blown across the Atlantic Ocean in December 2021, causing the sun to disappear in an orange fog.
Credit: Jan-Berend Stuut | When: 9 December 2021 | Where: In the eastern subtropical Atlantic Ocean, about 150nm offshore the Mauritanian coast, onboard RV Maria S. Merian
This is Pelly island, one of the most northern islands in the Mackenzie delta. Pelly is very different from all other eroding coasts we have seen that summer, the gigantic blocks which are breaking from the mainland are impressive to witness. Standing near one of these large ice lenses, this captures my whole project.
Credit: Fleur van Crimpen | When: augustus 2021 | Where: Pelly Island, Canadian Beaufort Sea
Standing on the top of the Southern Carpathians, this ‘petrified face’ looks back to geological past. It is called the Sphinx, however, unlike its grand relatives in Egypt, it is purely formed by nature. Millennial wind erosion scarved this and other fascinating forms into the flysch of the Bucegi Mountains.
Credit: Péter Garamszegi | When: 2016 | Where: Bucegi Mountains, Romania
These lenticular clouds appeared over Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, in December 2021 when strong winds from a depression over the Drake Passage pushed the air over the Beagle Channel and the surrounding mountains towards Patagonia.
Credit: Arnoud Apituley | When: December 2021 | Where: Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Foggy morning at 2000 meters, the mountains turned black and white.
Credit: L. Fuchs | When: Autumn 2021 | Where: Pyrenees, France