Geochronology

Jr. Research Fellow, Structural Geology, Ritabrata @tatairbd: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ritabrata CURRENT TITLE: Junior Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Structural Geology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology EDUCATION: Currently pursuing a PhD at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, since 2015 (2 years to be completed in July); Master of Science in Geology (highest degree earned…
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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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geoarchaeology

PhD Candidate, Geoarchaeology, Tina Rispoli @TinaRisp: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Concetta (Tina) Rispoli CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) at University Federico II of Naples (Italy) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Applied mineralogy, archaeometry, geoarchaeology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree in geology, Master’s degree in geology and applied geology…
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Sallie Burroughs

African Environments, Dr. Sallie Burrough @SLBurough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Sallie Burrough Current title: Trapnell Fellow of African Environments, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Quaternary Science, Deserts, Long-term Ecology, Geochronology Years of experience: 8 years since finishing PhD Education: BA in Geography, MSc in Quaternary…
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Mt. Cook

PhD Candidate, Gondwana Tectonics, Sheree Armistead @geoSheree: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Sheree Armistead CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate, The University of Adelaide, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonic evolution of Gondwana in Madagascar and India; structural geology and geochronology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 years experience (3 years undergrad, 1 year honors, 2…
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Jurassic

Manager, Jurassic Coast, Sam Scriven @samrocksrocks: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sam Scriven CURRENT TITLE: Acting Earth Science Manager, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geoconservation and management of geological heritage. I am particularly interested in developing heritage interpretation and public engagement on the Jurassic Coast, where I…
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paleolakes

UPDATED! PhD Student, Glacial Lakes, Laura Eddey @poorlysorted: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED  –  JANUARY 3, 2016 (Laura has updated this guest blog post to reflect the changes during her second year as a PhD candidate.  To see the progression of Laura’s career, start with her original post below dated August 27, 2014)…
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geoarchaeology

Geoarchaeology, Student Mediator Dr. Ruth Siddall @R_Siddall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Ruth Siddall CURRENT TITLE:  University College London (UCL) Student Mediator (and geologist!). It’s complicated … AREA OF EXPERTISE:  The geology of the built environment and geomateriality. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 25 EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham 1986-1989; PhD…
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Geoscientist, Quaternary Science, Abi Stone @AbiStone: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Abi Stone CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Quaternary Science, Dryland Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphology, Geochronology, and Hydrogeology, particularly the unsaturated zone YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 since PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Quaternary Science, School…
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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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