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Mount Sinabung

NEW! Research Geologist, Dr. Jessica Ball @Tuff_Cookie: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Jessica Ball CURRENT TITLE: Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology, science communication EDUCATION: BSc (4 years), PhD (5 years), Policy Fellow (1 year), Postdoc (3 years) WEBSITE: http://blogs.agu.org/magmacumlaude TWITTER: @Tuff_Cookie What’s your job like? My job is…
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Ohio River

Sandie Will @RockHeadSciences on the @TravelingGeologist

Just a quick announcement to let you know that I’ve been featured on the TravelingGeologist website for my recent fossil-hunting trip to the Falls of the Ohio State Park located in Indiana. I had visited the park many years ago, but…
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sharks

NEW VIDEO! Paleontology, Sharks/Whales, Jason Osborne @PaleoExplorer: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jason Osborne CURRENT TITLE:  President/Co-Founder of Paleo Quest AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am the president and co-founder of Paleo Quest, a 501c3 non-profit citizen science organization designed to advance the sciences of paleontology and geology through material contributions to…
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geoscientist

Social Media Geoscientist, Dr. Chris Harrison @Dr.ChrisGeoSci: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Chris Harrison AREA OF EXPERTISE: Social Media Geoscientist TWITTER: @DrChrisGeoSci VIDEOS: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIzJMa0A_soDKqp-4LgmLlw/videos Hello everyone! This is a brand new format we are accepting for the A Day in the GeoLife Series! Below is a video of all the regular questions…
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geostatistics

Associate Professor, Geostatistics, Michael Pyrcz @GeostatsGuy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Michael Pyrcz CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geostatistical Modeling, Spatial, Multivariate Statistical Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin (3 months); Senior Staff Research Scientist, Earth Science…
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palaeontology

Executive Officer at The Palaeontological Association, Jo Hellawell @JoHellawell: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jo Hellawell CURRENT TITLE: Executive Officer, The Palaeontological Association (PalAss) AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research has been in both geochemistry and palaeontology. I have held various technical and administrative posts. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 15+ years in Earth sciences, but not quite two…
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District Paleontologist, ReBecca Hunt-Foster @paleochick: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: ReBecca Hunt-Foster CURRENT TITLE: Canyon Country District Paleontologist, Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mesozoic Vertebrate Paleontology AREA OF EXPERTISE: My current research includes a study of Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America, along with an additional research project on the…
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Mars

Geoscience Educator, Dr. Sian Proctor @psyan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Sian Proctor CURRENT TITLE: Geoscience Faculty AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geologic disasters and the environment, curriculum and instruction, and science communication. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: For the past 17 years, I have been teaching geology at South Mountain Community College…
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Geothermal Power Communicator, Dr. Hazel Gibson @iamhazelgibson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Hazel Gibson CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow in Public Perception of Geothermal Power AREA OF EXPERTISE: I work in Geoscience Cognition and Communication; basically how people think about geoscience, and how that influences how they talk about it. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Experience…
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Fuego de Colima

Research Fellow, Geochemistry @Liam_Geochem: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Liam CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, geochemistry and petrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 7+ EDUCATION/WORK: Research Fellow in Geochemistry (2nd year) looking at trace elements in organic-rich rocks, following 1 year in gold exploration in Ethiopia, 4 years…
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Geophysics Consultant, Fernando Ziegler @feziegler: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Fernando Ziegler CURRENT TITLE: Geophysics Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE: Pore pressure, fracture pressure, wellbore stability, seal capacity, hydrocarbon column height estimates, rock physics, geomechanics, drilling operations YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 years EDUCATION: Master of Science in Geophysics – University of…
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scientist

Science Educator @basalticcraver: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Carver CURRENT TITLE: Educational Consultant/Resident Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Science Education EDUCATION: I got my BS in Geosciences, then my Masters in Geosciences took 2 years. However, I’ve worked with education-based summer sailing programs seasonally for the last 8 years, so…
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AGU

Volcanic Geochemistry @MagyarGeologist: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Danielle CURRENT TITLE: Master’s Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanic geochemistry, petrology/mineralogy and immiscibility YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: I have been studying for about two years now and will be receiving my Master’s this December. EDUCATION: University of South Florida School…
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hydrologic modeling

Researcher, Hydrologic Models, Guillaume Thirel @G_Thirel: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Guillaume Thirel CURRENT TITLE: Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology, impact of climate change, snow accumulation and melt modelling, hydrometeorology, hydrological modelling and forecasting YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 (three as a PhD candidate at Météo-France, France, three as a postdoctoral fellow at…
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UPDATED! Senior Lecturer, Urban Water Mgmt, Ana Mijic @leiastarspear: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ana Mijic CURRENT TITLE:  NEW UPDATE! Ana is now Senior Lecturer! Join me in congratulating her! Senior Lecturer in Urban Water Management, Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water Systems and Interactions/Water Resources Assessment YEARS EXPERIENCE:  14 EDUCATION: Dipl. Ing.,…
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