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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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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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Graduate Student, Hydroseismicity, Cortney Cameron: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Cortney Cameron CURRENT TITLE: Graduate Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroseismicity EDUCATION: A.B., Duke University; M.S. Candidate, North Carolina Central University, United States What’s your job like? As a graduate student, I divvy my time between research and associated responsibilities, classes and homework, and…
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Masaya

PhD Student, Volcanology, Kerry Reid @Kerry_Reid21: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kerry Reid CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, lava lakes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 years of PhD research EDUCATION:  PhD in Volcanology (The Open University); MSc in Volcanology (University of Bristol, United Kingdom); BSc (Hons) in…
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coastal geology

Marine Research Scientist, Alessio Rovere @alessio_r_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alessio Rovere CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Group Leader; Adjunct Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Marine Sciences, Sea Level and Coastal Changes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5+ EDUCATION:  I was born 100 meters from the Mediterranean Sea in Northwestern Italy. In 2011,…
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Khumbu Glacier

PhD Student, Himalayan Glaciology, Scott Watson @CScottWatson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Scott Watson CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student at the University of Leeds, United Kingdom (2015 – present) AREA OF EXPERTISE: Himalayan glaciology/remote sensing EDUCATION: BSc Geography at the University of Leeds (2009 – 2012). MSc River Basin Dynamics and Management…
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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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UPDATED! Assistant Lecturer, Hadi El-Shourbagi @HadiElSh1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: HADI EL-SHOURBAGI (هادى الشوربجى) CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Lecturer at the Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Minia University, Egypt AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geological Applications of Remote Sensing, Field Geology, Mineral Exploration, Petrology, Tectonic Geomorphology and Geographic Information…
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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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glaciology

Glaciology, Pierre Lardeux @PierreEtLaGlace: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Pierre Lardeux CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glaciology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3 EDUCATION: PhD candidate, self-funded; Aberystwyth University Athena SWAN Postgraduate Representative, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Centre for Glaciology. WEBSITE: http://icenrock.org What’s your job like? There are…
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hydrology

Rivers & Hydrology, Homero Paltan @hpnk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Homero Paltan CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate in Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Topic of research: ‘Rivers and Hydrology in Cold Regions: Sensitivity to Climate Change’ AREAS OF INTEREST:  River dynamics, water sources and climate change;…
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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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paleontology

Paleontology Student, Dinosaurs, Gary Vecchiarelli @PrehistoricPub: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Gary Vecchiarelli CURRENT TITLE: Paleontology Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My current research involves Triassic beasts from New Mexico.  I have been working under my mentor and good friend, Dr. Axel Hungerbuehler, with the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum for the past…
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