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Mars

NEW! Astrobiology, Mars, Tristan DEQUAIRE @TristanDEQUAIRE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Tristan DEQUAIRE CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D Student in Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences AREA OF EXPERTISE: Detection and photostability of organic matter on Mars; linked with Mars Science Laboratory (MSL/Curiosity) mission. YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3 to 4 (with internship) EDUCATION: Master’s degree…
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energy

Research Geologist/Energy, Geochemistry, Circe Verba @circeverba: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Circe Verba CURRENT TITLE:  Research Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise has fluctuated from my original area of study in planetary geology (2003-2009) to geochemistry of engineered natural systems (2009-current). Both require image analysis and interpretation from a microscale…
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geomorphology

Professor, Glacial/Fluvial Geomorphology, John Van Hoesen @Taconic_Musings: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Van Hoesen CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies AREA OF EXPERTISE: Glacial/fluvial geomorphology, surficial/soil mapping, spatial analysis, applied geographic information system (GIS), and geoscience education YEARS EXPERIENCE: ~18 EDUCATION: B.S. Geology, University of Albany, New…
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Tiffany Jebson, hydrogeologist

Hydrogeologist, Tiffany Jebson @arsenicrisk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tiffany Jebson CURRENT TITLE:  Master’s Student, Geologist in Training (GIT) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION:  B.S. Geochemistry, Virginia Tech; M.S. Hydrogeology (current), Virginia Tech What’s your job like? I currently balance being a teaching…
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Dr. Mauri Pelto, Columbia snow pack. Photo credit: Mauri Pelto

Associate Dean, Glaciology & Climate Change, Mauri Pelto @realglacier: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mauri Pelto CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Dean, Professor of Environmental Science at Nichols College since 1989. Director of the North Cascade Glacier Climate Project since 1984.  United States representative to the World Glacier Monitoring Service. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glaciology and climate…
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geophysics

Astrophysicist, Paleontologist & Geophysicist, John Moffitt @JohnRMoffitt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Moffitt CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager, Houston Texas.  A former geophysicist, geologist & exploration manager, now designing top drives and other large drilling equipment. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Astrophysicist, Paleontologist, Geologist, Geophysicist, Exploration Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Project Management…
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