Geochemical

Geology Education, Gordon Neighbour @CornubiaGeol: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gordon Neighbour CURRENT TITLE:  Head of Careers, Head of Geology, Head of Computing and IT and International Schools Officer at Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, in Torquay, southwest England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, career, computing and IT education. I am on…
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Blyde River Canyon

PhD Student, Early Earth Sedimentology, Matthew Warke @matthewrwarke: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Matthew Warke CURRENT TITLE: PhD student at the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Manchester, United Kingdom (2013-present) AREA OF EXPERTISE: Field geology, sedimentology, stratigraphy EDUCATION: BSc (Hons) Geology from the University of St Andrews (2009-2013), PhD at…
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Professor Chris Osborn

Marine Biogeochemistry Professor, Chris Osburn @closburn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Osburn CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina (NC) State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States (US) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise is in marine biogeochemistry though, at one time, I was a…
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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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UPDATED! Geohydrologic Data Manager, Sandie Will @RockHeadScience: A Day in the Geolife Series

NAME:  Sandie Will CURRENT TITLE:  Geohydrologic Data Manager/Professional Geologist (P.G.) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Management, Leadership, Hydrogeology, Hydrostratigraphy, Water Resources YEARS EXPERIENCE:  18 – my experience includes 10 years in environmental consulting and 8 years with a state water agency. EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Geology,…
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UPDATED! Associate Hydrogeologist, Gareth Digges La Touche @GarethDLaT: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gareth Digges La Touche CURRENT TITLE:  Principal Hydrogeologist and Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, well test analysis, fractured aquifers, mine water management YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  24 EDUCATION:  BSc Geology & Geography; MSc Computing in Earth Science; MSc Hydrogeology WEBSITE:…
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Krister Honkonen

Chief Specialist, Contamination, Krister Honkonen @KHonkonen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Krister Honkonen CURRENT TITLE:  Chief Specialist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater and hazardous building materials YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  I have been working with contaminated sites for almost 20 years, basically since I finished my education. Currently, I…
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Geothermal Geologist, Kelly Blake @KRuth28: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Kelly Blake CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geothermal exploration YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree in Environmental Geoscience from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Master’s degree in Geology from Temple University in Philadelphia. I also spent two years working…
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Mud Logger, Mohsen Alshaghdari @mhsenhm: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mohsen Alshaghdari CURRENT TITLE:  Mud logging geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Formation evaluation and sample description YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years experience in the oil field EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 2010, Sanaa University, Yemen. I made a…
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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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Professor Bentley

Geology Professor, Callan Bentley @callanbentley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Callan Bentley CURRENT TITLE: Chancellor’s Commonwealth Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. I also blog at Mountain Beltway, tweet at @callanbentley, and serve as a contributing editor for EARTH magazine. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, teaching YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:…
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Tim Yilmaz

Postdoctoral Researcher, Volcanology, Dr. Tim Yilmaz @YilmazTim: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Tim I. Yilmaz CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU Munich) (@LMU_volc on Twitter), Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 years of education EDUCATION:  I started with my undergraduate studies in…
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GSI Geologist, Rajesh Sagotra @sagotrasagotra: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Rajesh Sagotra CURRENT TITLE: Geologist – Geological Survey of India (GSI) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Limestone Investigation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  B.SC in Geology from Prince of Wales College; M.SC Geology University of Jammu, India TWITTER:  @sagotrasagotra What’s your job like? Being…
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