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Myself (centre) and friends Victoria and Ruth on a field trip looking at volcanic processes in Santorini, Greece. Photo credit: Ruth Amey

NEW POST! PhD Student, Igneous Geochemistry, Rebecca Paisley @BeckyPaisley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Rebecca Paisley CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Igneous Geochemistry, Volcanic Degassing, Isotope Disequilibria YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  PhD Student at McGill University, Canada since September 2014. MEarthSci in Earth Sciences (University of Oxford, United Kingdom). WEBSITE:  https://paisleyabroad.wordpress.com/ What’s your…
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"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others." -- Jonathan Swift.  Photo credit: Mike Jones

UPDATED! Groundwater Resources Manager, Dr. Mike Jones @GroundwaterMike: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Mike Jones CURRENT TITLE:  Groundwater Resources Manager AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Groundwater Resource Development, Water Resource Management Planning for Public Water Supply YEARS EXPERIENCE:  26 EDUCATION: BSc Geology, MSc Sedimentology, PhD Geochemistry WEBSITE:  http://www.groundwateruk.org/ INTERVIEW: Waste Management, Higher…
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mining

PhD Student, Gold/Copper Mining & Geo-Blogger Stephanie Sykora @stephsykora: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Stephanie Sykora CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and geo-blogger AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral exploration, ore deposits (gold and copper), structural geology, geological mapping, geotourism, blogging, travel, earth science education YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1.5 years as a PhD research candidate at the…
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paleomagnetism

Postdoc Fellow, Paleomagnetism & Tectonics, Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán @orocline: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Fellow at Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonics. I try to combine the maximum number of tools including structural geology, isotope geology, thermochronology, paleomagnetism, modeling, geochemistry,…
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Photograph taken again at the Aguille du Midi summit in Chamonix, France. Background shows the Matterhorn peak in Switzerland as well as Monte Rosa.  Copyright 2014 Marc Matterson

PhD Student, Glacial Hydrology, Marc Matterson @MarcMatterson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Marc Matterson CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and lecturer at the University of Salford, England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hydrology, sedimentology, modelling and climatology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 years (BSc Geography) EDUCATION:  First class honours BSc Geography whilst also obtaining the…
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Mike Simpson, Postdoctoral Research Assistant

Post Doc, Water Resources Natural Hazards, Mike Simpson @mike_simpson_82: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mike Simpson CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant on Decision Analysis for Natural Hazards, University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrology and Water Resources Modelling YEARS EXPERIENCE:  7 EDUCATION:  PhD in Water Resource Assessment (nearly finished!); MSc in…
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Kathi Unglert, Volcanologist at Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador. Copyright Kathi Unglert 2014

PhD Candidate, Volcano Seismology, Kathi Unglert @volcanokathi: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kathi Unglert CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (since 2011) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcano seismology, other volcano geophysics, machine learning YEARS EXPERIENCE: 5 EDUCATION:  After graduating with a combined BSc in geosciences from Ludwig-Maximilians-University/Technical…
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Tim Yilmaz, structural geologist, in Cornwall after a rainy day in the field.

PhD Student, Structural Geology, Tim I. Yilmaz @YilmazTim: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tim I. Yilmaz CURRENT TITLE:  Research and teaching assistant and Ph.D. student at Tectonics and Material Fabrics Section (TUM) in the final year. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural geologist specialized in large-scale hydrothermal fluid flow, mineralization, brecciation, liquefication of cataclasites,…
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Professor Phil Ashworth on the Columbia River, Oregon, United States. Copyright Phil Ashworth

Director, Life & Physical Science, Dr. Phil Ashworth @RioParana: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Professor Phil Ashworth CURRENT TITLE:  Director of Research and Development for the Life and Physical Sciences at the University of Brighton. Also, Professor of Physical Geography. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  River dynamics, fluvial sedimentology, geomorphology, alluvial architecture, hydrocarbon reservoir characterisation YEARS…
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