At NAC there will be a photo competition. Every participant in NAC 2023 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 2023 (see terms and conditions). Submitted photos will be exhibited at the conference and are shown below (click on a photo to see more information).
Boundary between Eocene Point Blanche Formation and underlying younger intrusive igneous rock (Sint Maarten).
Credit: Kees Nooren | When: May 2022 | Where: Sint Maarten
Okshornan (Bull's or Devil's Teeth) consisting of palaeoproterozoic gneisses, fabulously mirrored in a marine isolation basin formed by recent glacio-isostatic uplift.
Credit: Wim Hoek | When: July 25, 2022 | Where: Tungeneset, Senja, Norway
In this cave you frequently feel you are looking at a painting or that you are standing on your head. This picture tries to capture that feeling.
Credit: Marc Hijma | When: 6-1-2023 | Where: Les Grottes de Remouchamps
Sunset from the Koobi Fora Base Camp on the Eastern shore of Lake Turkana. Today we look at the enduring beauty of a landscape, probably contemplated by our hominin ancestors as well.
Credit: D.V. Palcu | When: 2022 | Where: East Turkana, Kenya
Tourists exploring the Sólheimajökull Glacier in Iceland.
Credit: Paolo Tasseron | When: April 2022 | Where: Skógar, Sólheimajökull, Iceland
Sunset reflection captured during low tide at Texel.
Credit: Logambal Madhuanand | When: August 2022 | Where: Texel
Deposition, Uplift, Downcutting, and Erosion. A story that began almost two billion years ago.
Credit: Szabina Karancz | When: November 2022 | Where: Grand Canyon National Park (AZ, USA)
This picture shows a textbook example of a debris-flow fan surface at the foot of Straight Canyon draining from the White Mountains (CA, USA). The surface is a mix of distinct depositional lobes, marked lateral levees, abandoned channels, and large boulders.
Credit: Tjalling de Haas | When: 17 November 2022 | Where: Owens Valley (CA, USA)
On our last day of field work after 2 months of traveling throughout the entire Netherlands collecting soil samples, we attract curious spectators while augering and describing a soil profile in a pasture. Little is known about the extent of pedological knowledge that Holstein cows possess. Were they aware of the fact that beneath their very feet, 27% soil organic matter had been lost between 1980 and that hot, dry day in June 2022?
Credit: Cynthia van Leeuwen (WUR) | When: June 30th, 2022 | Where: Zuidveen, Overijssel, the Netherlands
Different disciplines come together during fieldwork.
Credit: Juliette Faucher | When: 18-11-2022 | Where: Vargeão Dome, Brazil