Geochemical

meteorites

Research Student, Meteorites, Ricardo Neto @meteor_man1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ricardo Neto CURRENT TITLE: Master’s student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Research area is on meteoritics related to the chondrites petrology, metamorphism and mineral chemistry. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: With four years of expertise in petrography and scanning electron microscopy of terrestrial rocks and meteorites,…
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planetary

Nanoscale Planetary Researcher, Josh Einsle @JEinsle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua (Josh) F. Einsle CURRENT TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Multi-scale Microscopy, nanoscale analytical characterisation, nanofabrication, sample preparation including Focused Ion Beam, SEM , S/TEM, x-ray micro and nano tomography YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 16 (10 years industry, 6 years in academics)…
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Nevado de Colima

Research Student, Volcanology, Ailsa Naismith @AilsaNaismith: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ailsa Naismith CURRENT TITLE: First-year postgraduate research student at the University of Bristol AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use a variety of geophysical techniques to understand the eruptive activity of the active Fuego volcano in southern Guatemala. I’m also interested in…
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hydrogeology

Hydrogeologist, Muhammad Akram Khan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Muhammad Akram Khan CURRENT TITLE: Hydrogeologist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrogeology, water resources assessment, groundwater, pump tests, geotechnical engineer, coal mines dewatering expert YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 35 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: MSc in Geology from the University of Peshawar (Kpk), Pakistan with more than…
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geology professor

Associate Geology Professor, Dr. Meagen Pollock @meagenpollock: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Meagen Pollock CURRENT TITLE: Associate Professor of Geology at a small liberal arts college AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use lava chemistry to understand how volcanoes work. I mostly work on volcanoes that erupt under water or ice. I’m also interested in…
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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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lunar

Elemental Lunar Research, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Nicci Potts BACKGROUND:  I’m a postdoctoral researcher in the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK). I started out with a BSc in Geological Sciences, University of Leeds, and then I did a MSc in Geochemistry also…
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Research Assistant, Tectonics, Vivan Sorab @VivanSorab: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Vivan Sorab CURRENT TITLE:  Research Assistant AREA OF EXPERTISE: Tectonics and sedimentology, thermochronology, geochemistry YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3.5 (3 in industry, the rest in academia) What’s your job like? I’m studying landscape evolution in the Himalayas of North East India using Fission…
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moon rock

PostDoc Researcher, Lunar Volatiles, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Nicci Potts CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Experimental petrology, volatile elements, planetary interiors, lunar volatiles, lunar petrology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  7 years experience [I spent a year as a research assistant during my MSc, 2 years MSc, 4 years…
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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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Hydrodynamic Modeling, South Africa, Dr. Gaathier Mahed: GeoProject Series

Name: Dr. Gaathier Mahed Short bio: Gaathier has a background in hydrogeology with a focus on fractured rock. He has received extensive technical training in aspects of geophysics and isotopes in Germany and Morocco, the latter sponsored through the International Atomic…
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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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hydrochemistry

Riverbank Hydrochemistry, Dasapta Erwin Irawan @dasaptaerwin: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Dasapta Erwin Irawan BIO: Dasapta Erwin Irawan was born and completed his whole education in Indonesia. He finished his PhD about hydrochemistry in the volcanic area in 2009. He works at Institut Teknologi Bandung. His research interests are: hydrochemistry and multivariate…
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