We wish you all happy holidays and good health to you and your families! We are looking forward to a first in-person meeting with all our new SPP members, hopefully already in 2021. Before we leave you into this Christmas break, we have a few more announcements.


Special Issue: Deadline Extended to the 31 March 2021

The deadline for the submission of manuscripts the Alpine Special Issue in Solid Earth has been extended by 3 months until the 31 March 2021.

Have a look at the articles that have already been submitted to the Special Issue on the SE website:

EGU 2021: Submit your abstract until 13 January 2021, 13:00 CET

The EGU 2021 will be held completly virtual. There will be a session dedicated to "The Alps and neighbouring mountain belts (Pyrenees, Apennines, Dinarides, Carpathians): a multidisciplinary vision (AlpArray)", TS7.8 ( Everyone interested is encouraged to submit an abstract, in particular Early-Career Scientists.

Mountainbuilding and contemporary dance

Body Time Space – Interview with the dancer and choreographer Lina Gómez who talks about her project "Mountain", inspired by her meeting with Professor Mark. R. Handy. You can find the interview and other interesting stories from the 4DMB community in our outreach section on the website.

If you have videos, articles or other activities that you want to share in our outreach section, please send them to Emanuel Kästle.

Best regards & happy holidays,

Emanuel, Mark and Michael