A Day in the GeoLife Series

Geoscientist, Geochemical Analysis, Dr. Chuck Magee @cwmagee: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Chuck Magee CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscience Applications Specialist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical analysis YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Five years in this job, and 6 years in previous analytical positions EDUCATION: Ph.D. in geology WEBSITE:  http://www.asi-pl.com.au/ What’s your job like? I’m a geologist…
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“Assessing Aquifers” by Sandie Will @RockHeadScience for @GeoDrilling International

Earlier this year, I was approached by GeoDrilling International to write an article for their magazine. Since their September issue focused primarily on coring, I prepared an article related to the work we do in water resources.  I have a…
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Post Doc Research Assistant, Hydrometeorology & Modelling, Chris Skinner @cloudskinner: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Skinner CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Modelling Fluvial Geomorphology at the University of Hull, United Kingdom, since June 2014. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I’m kind of in between being a Hydrometeorologist and a Geomorphologist. That’s where I like to…
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PhD Student, Water Resources, Jimmy O’Keeffe: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Jimmy_Okeeffe

NAME:  Jimmy O’Keeffe CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Almost 5 years in consultancies in the UK and Ireland; mainly on a variety of water resource and land contamination projects….
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Associate Professor, Paleoclimatology, @DanPeppe: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dan Peppe CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor of Geology (Update: Promoted to Associate Professor in Spring 2015!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Paleobotany, paleoclimatology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  11 (5 as graduate student, 1 as post-doc, 5 as Assistant Professor)…
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Postdoc Research Assistant, Glaciology, Dr. Matt Westoby @MattWestoby: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Matt Westoby CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hazards / high-mountain glaciology; numerical dam-breach and outburst flood modelling; high-resolution topographic surveying methods for glaciological applications (TLS, SfM, etc.) YEARS…
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Volcanologist, Dr. Rebecca Williams @Volcanologist: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Rebecca Williams CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Geology (Volcanology) at the University of Hull, United Kingdom, since February 2013. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I’m a volcanologist who specialises in hazardous volcanic flows, igneous petrology and geochemistry. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  9 years of education, and 5…
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Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering & Sustainability, Dr. J. J. Delfino: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  J. J. Delfino CURRENT TITLE:  Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field of specialization is water resources, with aquatic chemistry as the key specialty. Broader interest involves industrial ecology which, according to some writers, is…
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Assistant Dean/Professor, Paleontology, Dr. Peter Harries: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Peter Harries CURRENT TITLE:  Professor and Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Studies, University of South Florida, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Invertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Field Studies YEARS EXPERIENCE:  21 EDUCATION: BS in Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 1984; PhD in Geological Sciences, University of…
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Rock-Paper-Fossils? By Kostas Mandilaris @methanol1988 An informative interview with a Professional Hydrogeologist

Hi everyone!  Just a short post to let you know that about a week ago, hydrogeology student, Kostas Mandilaris, asked if he could interview me on my career in hydrogeology, since he will soon be starting an MSc program in…
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Richard Woods, Emergency Management

Manager, Emergency Mgmt, Richard Woods @RichardWoodsNZ: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Richard Woods CURRENT TITLE:  Manager Planning and Intelligence, Civil Defence & Emergency Management, Auckland Council, New Zealand AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Physical geography specialising in geomorphology, emergency management and risk assessment. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  7 years university and 7 years hazards…
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Research Assistant, Volcanic Hazards, Elaine Smid @lavabombs: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Elaine Smid CURRENT TITLE:  Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic Hazards YEARS EXPERIENCE:  6 EDUCATION: B.A. Environmental Science, University of Virginia (2000); M.S. Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai’i at Manoa (2004); PhD in progress, University of Auckland WEBSITE:…
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Intern, Structural Geologist, Timothy Sherry @tsherryUSA: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Timothy J Sherry CURRENT TITLE:  Earth Science Intern, Geology & Geophysical Operations, Chevron AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural and Earthquake Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  2 EDUCATION: Wrapping up MSc at McGill University WEBSITE: http://upsection.blogspot.com What’s your job like? When most people hear the…
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