Monthly Archive: May 2014

Researcher, Antarctic Glaciers, Dr. Lucy Clarke: A Day in the GeoLife Series @DrLucyClarke

NAME:  Lucy Clarke CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher at the British Antarctic Survey AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Fluvial geomorphology, glacial change and image analysis YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geography (University of Exeter, UK), MSc in Geography & Surveying (University…
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ice core

PhD Candidate, Glaciology, Yuzhe Wang: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Wang_Yuzhe

NAME:  Yuzhe Wang CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geography/Glaciology/Remote Sensing/Numerical modeling, China YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION: B.S. Geography; M.S. Physical Geography; PhD candidate What’s your job like? I’m a PhD candidate at the State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric…
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Alpine Fault Zone

PhD Candidate, Structural Geology, Andrew Cross: A Day in the GeoLife Series @TectonoAndy

NAME:  Andrew Cross CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural geology and rock deformation, New Zealand YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION: MESci Geology with Geophysics (University of Liverpool) WEBSITE:  http://www.otago.ac.nz/geology/people/students/cross/index.html What’s your job like? I am a final year graduate…
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Geoscientist, Matt Hall: A Day in the GeoLife Series @kwinkunks

NAME:  Matt Hall CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Exploration Geoscience YEARS EXPERIENCE:  17 EDUCATION:  Finished PhD in sedimentology in 1997, University of Manchester, UK. Registered Professional Geoscientist in Nova Scotia, Canada. WEBSITE:  http://www.agilegeoscience.com/ What’s my job like? I co-own…
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My thoughts on being a manager

You’ve heard it before, I’m sure. Being a manager comes with an overload of responsibility not only with supervising employees but also with making sure the department is productive and successful. Metrics must be met, decisions have to be made,…
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Atlantis Space Shuttle Launch 2000: Up Close and Personal

It was dark at 5 a.m. when I arrived at the guard shack with my coworker, Kerry Kates and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) badge on March 1, 2002. I had never been to Kennedy Space Center near Titusville,…
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What’s a typical day like as a geologist? ‘A Day in the Life’ series from professionals for students

I’ve often been asked what my day is like as a geologist.  I usually ramble on and on about what I do, but I’ve never put it down in writing so students or anyone else interested could gain an understanding…
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