Monthly Archive: May 2015

paleoecologist

Palaeoecologist, John Carson @DrJohnCarson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Carson CURRENT TITLE:  Post-doctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tropical palaeoecology, YEARS EXPERIENCE:  9 EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree in Geology and Archaeology (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom), Masters in Environmental Reconstruction (University of Manchester, United Kingdom), and PhD in Tropical…
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volcanologist

Volcanologist, Charlie Barrington @cb797: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Charlie Barrington CURRENT TITLE: Volcanologist, Department of Volcanology, Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito, Ecuador AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~1 (including placements at the Centre for Exchange and Research in Volcanology,…
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Mars

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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geomicrobiology

Research Scientist, Geomicrobiology, Ted Flynn @TedFlynn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ted Flynn CURRENT TITLE: Research Scientist at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, with a joint appointment in the Biosciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I study geomicrobiology, a field that aims to understand…
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