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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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MRO

MSSS Scientist, Mars Imagery, Andrew Britton @KalofXeno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Andrew Britton CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Staff Scientist at Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS), San Diego, California AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Planetary geology of Mars; remote sensing YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  9 years (image processing). EDUCATION:  M.Sc. Space Science, University College London (2012); B.S….
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Sedimentology, Brian Ricketts @KiwiGeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Brian Ricketts CURRENT TITLE:  Semi-retired consultant YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  40+ AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology (classics, carbonates, volcaniclastics), sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, hydrogeology, basin-scale fluid flow, geochemistry, well-site geology, wireline log interpretation, project management, university teaching, consulting. EDUCATION:  I…
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hydrology

Rivers & Hydrology, Homero Paltan @hpnk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Homero Paltan CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate in Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Topic of research: ‘Rivers and Hydrology in Cold Regions: Sensitivity to Climate Change’ AREAS OF INTEREST:  River dynamics, water sources and climate change;…
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Hydroclimatology, Shaun Harrigan @shaunharrigan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Shaun Harrigan CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroclimatology [I study what drives changes in hydrological extremes (floods and droughts), from climate change to human alterations within catchments]. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 5 (two years as a research assistant…
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himalayan glaciology

Geologist, Himalayan Glaciology, Zahid Majeed @ShahzahuZahid: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Zahid Majeed CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am a geologist for the Geological Survey of India, and my current division is Glaciology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  I have a Master’s from the University of Kashmir, Srinagar…
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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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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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Dean, Glaciology & Climate Change, Mauri Pelto @realglacier: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mauri Pelto CURRENT TITLE:   Dean of Academic Affairs, 2016; 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…
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world fellow

Yale World Fellow, Alexander Verbeek @Alex_Verbeek: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Alexander Verbeek CURRENT TITLE: Strategic Policy Adviser Global Issues, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands; Recent Yale World Fellow, Yale University AREA OF EXPERTISE: Strategic policy on climate, water, food, energy and resources; human geography YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 20+ EDUCATION: MSc,…
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