Geochemical

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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planning

Updated! Water Resources Planning Advisor, Christorio Silalahi @christo_w_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Christorio W. Silalahi CURRENT TITLE:  Planning Advisor for Water Resources in Government, Indonesia AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geophysics Public Work Government YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  Diploma Degree (Undergraduate Degree/Bachelor without Honor) from Institute Technology of Bandung, Indonesia WEBSITE: http://pu.go.id What’s…
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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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Mars

Astrobiology, Mars, Tristan DEQUAIRE @TristanDEQUAIRE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Tristan DEQUAIRE CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D Student in Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences AREA OF EXPERTISE: Detection and photostability of organic matter on Mars; linked with Mars Science Laboratory (MSL/Curiosity) mission. YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3 to 4 (with internship) EDUCATION: Master’s degree…
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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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geomicrobiology

Research Scientist, Geomicrobiology, Ted Flynn @TedFlynn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ted Flynn CURRENT TITLE: Research Scientist at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, with a joint appointment in the Biosciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I study geomicrobiology, a field that aims to understand…
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Hydrogeologist, Tiffany Jebson @arsenicrisk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tiffany Jebson CURRENT TITLE:  Master’s Student, Geologist in Training (GIT) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION:  B.S. Geochemistry, Virginia Tech; M.S. Hydrogeology (current), Virginia Tech What’s your job like? I currently balance being a teaching…
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Research Fellow, Volcanology Mike Cassidy @MikeVolc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Mike Cassidy CURRENT TITLE: Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany. EXPERTISE: Volcanology, petrology and geochemistry YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~7.5 years EDUCATION: 3 year Geology BSc at the University of Bristol, 1 year Volcanology and Geological Hazards MSc…
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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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Hydrology

Updated! Catchment Research Assistant, Peter Fitt @Pjfiddy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Peter Fitt CURRENT TITLE: Catchment Research Assistant / Project Communications Intern, both at the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I currently work on projects investigating hydrology, water management and agricultural related issues such as diffuse pollution. YEARS…
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PhD Student, Igneous Geochemistry, Rebecca Paisley @BeckyPaisley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Rebecca Paisley CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Igneous Geochemistry, Volcanic Degassing, Isotope Disequilibria YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  PhD Student at McGill University, Canada since September 2014. MEarthSci in Earth Sciences (University of Oxford, United Kingdom). WEBSITE:  https://paisleyabroad.wordpress.com/ What’s your…
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paleomagnetism

UPDATED! Postdoc Fellow, Paleomagnetism & Tectonics, Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán @orocline: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Fellow at Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. (UPDATE 12/10/2016: Dr. Pastor-Galán is now a JSPS Fellow, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonics. I try to combine the…
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Geoscientist, Geochemical Analysis, Dr. Chuck Magee @cwmagee: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Chuck Magee CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscience Applications Specialist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical analysis YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Five years in this job, and 6 years in previous analytical positions EDUCATION: Ph.D. in geology WEBSITE:  http://www.asi-pl.com.au/ What’s your job like? I’m a geologist…
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