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NEW! Martian Meteorite Project, Nicola Mari: GeoProject Series

NAME: Nicola Mari BACKGROUND: I’m an unusual guy that does research about unusual things. I like astronomy and geology and am actually doing a Ph.D. in Martian Geology in the United Kingdom (UK), analyzing Martian meteorites. During my life, I have…
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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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geothermal

UPDATED! Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) UPDATE 1/29/18! Helen is now a Research Assistant with the Climate Justice Fund at the University of Strathclyde. She’s doing sustainable hydrogeology for geothermal development…
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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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AGI Executive Director, Allyson Anderson Book @AAndersonBook: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Allyson Anderson Book CURRENT TITLE: Executive Director, American Geosciences Institute (AGI) AREA OF EXPERTISE: Energy/natural resource policy, petroleum geology, surficial processes/geomorphology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 15+ EDUCATION: Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, Master of Science in Geology; University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor…
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Earth Science Professor, Dr. Laura Guertin @guertin: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Laura Guertin CURRENT TITLE: Professor of Earth Science AREA OF EXPERTISE: My graduate research focused on determining the timing of Late Cenozoic sea-level changes on the south Florida Platform through a lithostratigraphic and integrated chronostratigraphic examination of continuous cores. My research…
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PostDoc Research Associate, Volcanology, Dr. Katie Preece @KatieJPreece: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Katie Preece CURRENT TITLE: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC), University of Glasgow, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, igneous petrology, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION: I did my first degree, a 4-year undergraduate…
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Professor, Structural Geology, Atle Rotevatn @UiB_Rotevatn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Atle Rotevatn CURRENT TITLE: Professor of structural and reservoir geology at the Department of Earth Science at the University of Bergen in Norway. AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geometry and growth of sedimentary basins, normal faults, deformation bands, fractures, sedimentary basins and…
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Mount Sinabung

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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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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