Climate

Climate Researcher, Ritwika Sengupta @ritwika_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ritwika Sengupta CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student in environmental research – climate AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research is focused on the Early Cretaceous, during which there are global climatic changes. I focus particularly on the Valanginian event – around 130 million years…
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glaciers

Dr. Mauri Pelto, Disappearing Glaciers: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Dr. Mauri Pelto BIO:  Dr. Mauri Pelto is a glaciologist who has worked in the field each year since 1981. He is also the Director of North Cascade Glacier Climate Project from 1984-present; author of the American Geophysical Union…
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PhD Student, Hydrology, Chinedum Eluwa @NedumEluwa: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Chinedum Eluwa CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student (since August 2016) and Research Assistant at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrology and Water Resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 EDUCATION:  B.Eng (Civil Engineering) – University of Nigeria M.Sc (Hydrology…
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Jr Policy Officer, European Polar Board, Joseph Nolan @NolanJosephE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Joseph Nolan CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Policy Officer at the European Polar Board (EPB) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  European polar research; science policy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  ~1.5 years of experience spread out over the 5 or so while completing my degrees….
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Science TV Producer, Dr. Helen Quinn @quinney17: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Helen Quinn CURRENT TITLE:  Science Producer for TV documentaries AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I have been working in television documentaries for about ten years, specialising in programmes about Earth Sciences. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION:  I was lucky enough…
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Professor, Paleoceanography, Haydon Mort @_Geologize: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Haydon Mort CURRENT TITLE:  Visiting Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical paleoceanography and a few other things. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  10 years of experience, post-PhD, including post-doc, teaching, consultancy, freelance and web design. EDUCATION: BSc (Hons) Earth Sciences. Plymouth University, UK; MRes….
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Sallie Burroughs

African Environments, Dr. Sallie Burrough @SLBurough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Sallie Burrough Current title: Trapnell Fellow of African Environments, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Quaternary Science, Deserts, Long-term Ecology, Geochronology Years of experience: 8 years since finishing PhD Education: BA in Geography, MSc in Quaternary…
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coastal geology

Marine Research Scientist, Alessio Rovere @alessio_r_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alessio Rovere CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Group Leader; Adjunct Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Marine Sciences, Sea Level and Coastal Changes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5+ EDUCATION:  I was born 100 meters from the Mediterranean Sea in Northwestern Italy. In 2011,…
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PhD Researcher, Carbon Sequestration, Adrienne MacArtney: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Adrienne MacArtney CURRENT TITLE:  PhD researcher on ‘crust-atmosphere coupling and carbon sequestration on early Mars’ at the University of Glasgow. In normal vernacular, this is understanding how Mars lost some of its early atmosphere into the rocks, and how…
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Khumbu Glacier

PhD Student, Himalayan Glaciology, Scott Watson @CScottWatson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Scott Watson CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom (2015 – present) AREA OF EXPERTISE: Himalayan glaciology/remote sensing EDUCATION: BSc Geography at the University of Leeds (2009 – 2012). MSc River Basin Dynamics and Management…
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deserts

Deserts, Jerome Mayaud @JeromeMayaud: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jerome Mayaud CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Dryland Geomorphology, Glaciology, Computational Modelling YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3rd year of PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Dryland Geomorphology, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford; MPhil…
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Dr. David A. T. Harper

Principal, Palaeontology Professor, Dave Harper @VM_Principal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dave Harper CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Palaeontology and Principal of Van Mildert College in Durham University, United Kingdom (UK); President, Palaeontological Association; Chair-elect, International Commission on Stratigraphy AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, mainly palaeontology and stratigraphy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Worked in the…
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Lower Curtis Glacier

Earth Science Artist, Jill Pelto @GlaciogenicArt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jill Pelto CURRENT TITLE:  Professional Artist, University of Maine (UMaine) Alumnus AREA OF EXPERTISE: Communication of Scientific Research through Art YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 years undergraduate; 7 years as a field assistant on three separate projects; and 3 years student research…
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