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The Ethiopian Geophysical Union, International (ETGUI) is a non-profit making, non-political and non-religious professional Union established in 2006 by Ethiopian academics and professionals mainly in the diaspora. ETGUI is a registered organization within the United States and aims - among other things mentioned in its bylaw -  to contribute for the advancement of geophysical research and education in universities and schools in Ethiopia; build bridges and promote networking between Ethiopian and universities, academic and professional  institutions abroad; provide a platform for exchange of ideas, research and information on geophysical research done in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa region; and provide fellowships to outstanding students in geophysical sciences in Ethiopian Universities.


ETGUI has members from all over the world. For more information, you may read About Us and the Mission Statement of the Union.


ETGUI Exhibiting at AGU 2012 Fall Meeting in San Francisco PDF Print E-mail
Written by Yonas   
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 17:07

We thank the AGU administration for offering ETGUI an exhibition booth space free of charge. ETGUI will be attending and exhibiting at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) 2012 Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California. The meeting will take place on December 3-7 at the Moscone Convention Center. The AGU Fall Meeting is expected to draw a crowd of over 20,000 earth and space scientists, educators, students, leaders, government and private companies from around the world. The exhibition at the Meeting provides an opportunity for ETGUI to introduce its programs and initiate collaborative partnerships with the conference participants.


For the full details about the AGU 2012 Fall Meeting, check the link here. ETGUI can be found at booth #1010 (Floor map). We look forward to seeing you there. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 17:58
AGU Chapman Conference, Addis Ababa PDF Print E-mail
Written by Yonas   
Monday, 12 March 2012 02:24

AGU Chapman Conference on Longitude and Hemispheric Dependence of Space Weather

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,

12-16 November 2012


The conference will be focused on at least six main science themes: (1) Hemispherical Dependence of Magnetospheric Energy Injection and the Thermosphere-Ionosphere Response; (2) Longitude and Hemispheric Dependence of Storm-Enhanced Densities (SED); (3) Response of the Thermosphere and Ionosphere to X-Ray and EUV Time-History During Flares; (4) Quiet-Time Longitude Spatial Structure in Total Electron Content and Electrodynamics; (5) Temporal Response to Lower-Atmosphere Disturbances; and (6) Ionospheric Irregularities and Scintillations. More info can be found from http://www.agu.org/meetings/chapman/2012/fcall/.


Further Information 

If you would like to receive future updates about this conference, e-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or call the AGU Meetings Department at +1-202-777-7330. Or contact Dr. Endawoke Yizengaw, Boston College, USA.

Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 02:38
Access to AGU's Publications PDF Print E-mail
Written by Yonas   
Monday, 12 March 2012 01:32

Great News!

AGU has granted the ETGUI members free access to its highly regarded peer-reviewed scientific journals (http://www.agu.org/pubs/). This generous offer is intended to help students and researchers in Ethiopia and other developing countries by providing a free access to the much needed scientific journal publications, which otherwise are not affordable by most institutes in the developing countries. To have the access, please register at http://www.etgui.org/index.php?option=com_user&view=register. We will send new members list every month to the AGU to obtain the journal subscription.


On behalf of our members, students, and researchers from developing countries, we wish to express our heartfelt appreciation to AGU for this great offer. Please join us and use these great resources for your studies and researches.


About AGU publications

AGU publishes highly respected, peer-reviewed scientific journals, a member newspaper, and award-winning books. AGU publications cover research in the Earth and space sciences…on land, under the sea, and in the air…animal, rock, or mineral…from the fossils of the past to today's latest discoveries and into the future with forecast modeling (http://www.agu.org/pubs/).


Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 02:16
Outstanding Member Award PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 23 December 2011 03:48

Wondu Fisseha from Oxfam Ethiopia is unanimously selected as the recipient of the 2011 ETGUI's Outstanding member Award for his exceptional and exemplary contributions to ETGUI. Since joining ETGUI, Wondu has been a dedicated member and leader of our union. Currently he is serving as the ETGUI representative in Ethiopia and has been actively working in the Ethiopian and strategical plan task forces. Despite all the communication challenges and his time demanding duties in Ethiopia, Wondu has committed his time and knowledge for providing outstanding service to ETGUI. On behalf of the entire ETGUI family, we congratulate Wondu for the job well done. 

Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 02:16

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