Modeling

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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Reservoir Geomechanics, Debanjan Guha Roy @DGRsocial: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Debanjan Guha Roy CURRENT TITLE:  Reservoir Geomechanics Ph.D student at the IITB-Monash Research Academy, a joint venture between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India and Monash University, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydraulic fracturing, numerical modeling, rock…
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Hydroclimatology, Shaun Harrigan @shaunharrigan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Shaun Harrigan CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroclimatology [I study what drives changes in hydrological extremes (floods and droughts), from climate change to human alterations within catchments]. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 5 (two years as a research assistant…
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Hydrogeologist, Tiffany Jebson @arsenicrisk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tiffany Jebson CURRENT TITLE:  Master’s Student, Geologist in Training (GIT) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Environmental Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION:  B.S. Geochemistry, Virginia Tech; M.S. Hydrogeology (current), Virginia Tech What’s your job like? I currently balance being a teaching…
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