Mineralogy

moon rock

NEW! PostDoc Researcher, Lunar Volatiles, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Nicci Potts CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Experimental petrology, volatile elements, planetary interiors, lunar volatiles, lunar petrology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  7 years experience [I spent a year as a research assistant during my MSc, 2 years MSc, 4 years…
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Climate Researcher, Ritwika Sengupta @ritwika_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ritwika Sengupta CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student in environmental research – climate AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research is focused on the Early Cretaceous, during which there are global climatic changes. I focus particularly on the Valanginian event – around 130 million years…
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environmental geologist

Environmental Geologist, Kevin McAndrews @kevincobarno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kevin McAndrews CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager and Environmental Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Environmental consulting, contaminate remediation, hydrogeology, and vapor intrusion YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 years at a small environmental consulting firm EDUCATION:  Bachelors of Science in Geological Sciences, Salem…
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mortars

Roman Mortars, Tina Rispoli @TinaRisp: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Concetta (Tina) Rispoli CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) at University Federico II of Naples (Italy) PROJECT TITLE: Roman mortars: mix design, composition and secondary minerogenetic processes LOCATION:  University Federico II of Naples, Italy TIMELINE:  3 years AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Applied…
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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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Research Associate, Hydrogeology, Claus P. Haslauer @planetwater: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Claus P. Haslauer CURRENT TITLE:  Research Associate at the University of Tübingen, Centre for Applied Geoscience [Zentrum für Angewandte Geowissenschaften (ZAG), workgroup of hydrogeology, junior PI (Research Training Group “Integrated Hydrosystem Modelling“)] AREA OF EXPERTISE: Describing and modelling spatially distributed…
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Researcher, Sedimentology, Zain Rahman @IamZainRahman: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Zain Rahman CURRENT TITLE:  Post Graduate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology, Micro paleontology, Petroleum Geology, Petrophysics EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science (Geology) in 2013 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan; Master of Science (Geology) in 2015 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan….
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Volcanology

PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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volcanology

Doctorate Researcher, Volcanology, Jamie Farquharson @JI_Farquharson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jamie Farquharson CURRENT TITLE:  Doctorate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic rock deformation, permeability of volcanic systems. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of PhD research. EDUCATION:  PhD in Experimental Volcanology (University de Strasbourg, France); MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards…
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igneous petrology

PhD Student, Igneous Petrology, Bob Gooday @BobGooday: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Bob Gooday TITLE:  PhD Student, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PROJECT TITLE:  “The Formation and Evolution of the Arran Central Complex” AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field geology, igneous petrology and geochemistry EDUCATION: (2014-Present) – Cardiff University; (2009-2014) – MEarthSci, University of Edinburgh. For…
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vertebrate paleontology

Vertebrate Paleontology Student, Melanie During @MelanieDuring: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melanie A. D. During CURRENT TITLE: Master Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Paleoclimatology and Vertebrate Paleontology I am presently working on the sauropterygian fauna and habitat of the early Middle Triassic. I started my Bachelor’s program in Earth Sciences in…
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mineral processing

PhD Student, Mineral Processing, Milly Owens @camillalowens: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Milly Owens CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at Camborne School of Mines (CSM), University of Exeter (2015-present) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral Processing, Rare Earth Elements EDUCATION:  BSc in Physics from the University of Southampton (2010-2013), MSc in Volcanology from the University…
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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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