Glaciology

glaciers

Dr. Mauri Pelto, Disappearing Glaciers: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Dr. Mauri Pelto BIO:  Dr. Mauri Pelto is a glaciologist who has worked in the field each year since 1981. He is also the Director of North Cascade Glacier Climate Project from 1984-present; author of the American Geophysical Union…
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Jr Policy Officer, European Polar Board, Joseph Nolan @NolanJosephE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Joseph Nolan CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Policy Officer at the European Polar Board (EPB) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  European polar research; science policy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  ~1.5 years of experience spread out over the 5 or so while completing my degrees….
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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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Updated! Bioglaciology, Dr. Joseph Cook @tothepoles: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED: April 9, 2016 NAME: Joseph Cook CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am currently working on the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) Black and Bloom project which aims to determine…
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Lower Curtis Glacier

Earth Science Artist, Jill Pelto @GlaciogenicArt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jill Pelto CURRENT TITLE:  Professional Artist, University of Maine (UMaine) Alumnus AREA OF EXPERTISE: Communication of Scientific Research through Art YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 years undergraduate; 7 years as a field assistant on three separate projects; and 3 years student research…
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glaciers

Geography Lecturer, Glaciers, Peter G. Knight @petergknight: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Peter G. Knight CURRENT TITLE:  Reader in Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  It’s a little hard to pin down, but for this exercise, let’s say glaciers. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  30 years as a lecturer at Keele University EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree…
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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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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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Stephanie Mills

Graduate Student, Microscopic Deformation, Stephanie Mills @MicroEarthSci: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Stephanie Mills CURRENT TITLE: Graduate Student in Earth Science AREA OF EXPERTISE: Microstructure and deformation of rocks and glaciers YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION: BS in Physics/Chemistry Education from Cedarville University. I will have an MS in Earth Science from…
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geomorphology

Professor, Glacial/Fluvial Geomorphology, John Van Hoesen @Taconic_Musings: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Van Hoesen CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies AREA OF EXPERTISE: Glacial/fluvial geomorphology, surficial/soil mapping, spatial analysis, applied geographic information system (GIS), and geoscience education YEARS EXPERIENCE: ~18 EDUCATION: B.S. Geology, University of Albany, New…
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Dean, Glaciology & Climate Change, Mauri Pelto @realglacier: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mauri Pelto CURRENT TITLE:   Dean of Academic Affairs, 2016; Associate Dean, Professor of Environmental Science at Nichols College since 1989; Director of the North Cascade Glacier Climate Project since 1984.  United States representative to the World Glacier Monitoring…
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PhD Student, Glacial Hydrology, Marc Matterson @MarcMatterson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Marc Matterson CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and lecturer at the University of Salford, England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hydrology, sedimentology, modelling and climatology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 years (BSc Geography) EDUCATION:  First class honours BSc Geography whilst also obtaining the…
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