Emergency Management

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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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petroleum

Director, Petroleum Geomechanics, Mark Tingay @CriticalStress_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Mark Tingay CURRENT TITLE: Director, Critical Stress Geomechanics and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Adelaide AREA OF EXPERTISE: Petroleum geomechanics, pore pressure prediction, mud volcanoes and tectonics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 17 EDUCATION: Completed my PhD in petroleum geomechanics in 2003, University of Adelaide….
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MSc Student, Disaster Analysis, Badal Pokharel @GarnetBadal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Badal Pokharel CURRENT TITLE:  MSc Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geological Engineering, Disaster Analysis, Geographic Information System (GIS) EDUCATION:  Enrolled as MSc Engineering Geology student (Third Semester). After completing my BSc in 2014, I worked mostly around disaster and its analysis…
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environmental geologist

Environmental Geologist, Kevin McAndrews @kevincobarno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kevin McAndrews CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager and Environmental Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Environmental consulting, contaminate remediation, hydrogeology, and vapor intrusion YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 years at a small environmental consulting firm EDUCATION:  Bachelors of Science in Geological Sciences, Salem…
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volcanology

PhD Research, Volcanology, Sam Poppe @SamPVolcano: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Sam Poppe CURRENT TITLE:  PhD aspirant (FWO-Flanders) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 (2 years of Master’s research followed by 2 years of PhD research) EDUCATION:  Ongoing PhD in Volcanology (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), MSc in Geology…
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volcanology

PhD Student, Volcanology, Claire Harnett @claire_harnett1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Claire Harnett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at the University of Leeds AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology and geomechanics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of laboratory experience at the University of Portsmouth EDUCATION:  BSc Geological Hazards at the University of Portsmouth….
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science diplomacy

Science Diplomacy, Melody Brown Burkins @mbbvt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melody Brown Burkins CURRENT TITLES: Associate Director at John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding and Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies, Dartmouth College; Chair, United States National Committee to the International Union of Geological Sciences (USNC-IUGS) and Member, Board on International…
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hazard and risk management

Hazard & Risk Management, Sally Potter @SallyHPotter: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sally Potter CURRENT TITLE:  Hazard and Risk Management Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: I have worked for a Regional Council as a hydro-technician and emergency manager; as a consultant on natural hazard management projects; as a PhD student researching volcanology…
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Historical/Social Volcanology, Jazmin Scarlett @scarlett_jazmin: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Jazmin Scarlett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Historical and social volcanology; theoretical disaster management EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geography and Natural Hazards (with professional training) at Coventry University, United Kingdom; MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards at Lancaster University, United…
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Volcanology, Simon Halliwell @Shalliwell91: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon Halliwell CURRENT TITLE: Seeking opportunity CONTACT INFORMATION:  shalliwell9166@gmail.com AREA OF INTEREST:  Volcanology and Geological Hazards EDUCATION: MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards Graduate, Lancaster University, United Kingdom What’s your interest? As you may have guessed by my degree, I…
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nuclear

Scientific Officer, Nuclear Emergency Prep, Catherine Organo @FrenchNucNuc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Catherine Organo CURRENT TITLE: Scientific Officer in Nuclear Emergency Preparedness, Office of Radiological Protection, Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland AREA OF EXPERTISE: Radiation protection, radiological impact assessment, radiation emergency planning, food chain contamination post deposition, atmospheric dispersion modelling, and post-accident…
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Post Doc, Water Resources Natural Hazards, Mike Simpson @mike_simpson_82: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mike Simpson CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant on Decision Analysis for Natural Hazards, University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrology and Water Resources Modelling YEARS EXPERIENCE:  7 EDUCATION:  PhD in Water Resource Assessment (nearly finished!); MSc in…
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Richard Woods, Emergency Management

Manager, Emergency Mgmt, Richard Woods @RichardWoodsNZ: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Richard Woods CURRENT TITLE:  Manager Planning and Intelligence, Civil Defence & Emergency Management, Auckland Council, New Zealand AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Physical geography specialising in geomorphology, emergency management and risk assessment. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  7 years university and 7 years hazards…
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