Modeling

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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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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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! Geohydrologic Data Manager, Sandie Will @RockHeadScience: A Day in the Geolife Series

NAME:  Sandie Will CURRENT TITLE:  Geohydrologic Data Manager/Professional Geologist (P.G.) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Management, Leadership, Hydrogeology, Hydrostratigraphy, Water Resources YEARS EXPERIENCE:  18 – my experience includes 10 years in environmental consulting and 8 years with a state water agency. EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Geology,…
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volcanology

PhD Student, Volcanology, Claire Harnett @claire_harnett1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Claire Harnett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at the University of Leeds AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology and geomechanics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of laboratory experience at the University of Portsmouth EDUCATION:  BSc Geological Hazards at the University of Portsmouth….
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deserts

Deserts, Jerome Mayaud @JeromeMayaud: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jerome Mayaud CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Dryland Geomorphology, Glaciology, Computational Modelling YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3rd year of PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Dryland Geomorphology, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford; MPhil…
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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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seismic

Seismic Source Modeling, Revathy Parameswaran @VeraPetrovna: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Revathy Parameswaran CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Seismic source modeling; static stress computation; Himalayan seismicity YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4+ years as a PhD scholar at the Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,…
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geothermal

Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) THESIS TITLE: Conceptual hydrogeological model for caldera-associated, high-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs in eastern Africa AREAS OF INTEREST: Applied volcanology including the geochemistry of soils, fumaroles and…
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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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hydrology

Lecturer in Hydrology, Joshua Larsen @drjoshlarsen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua Larsen CURRENT TITLE:  I am a lecturer in hydrology at the University of Queensland, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2+ EDUCATION:  I originally studied geology before doing a PhD in hydrology, both at the University of…
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