A Day in the GeoLife Series

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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Geology in Peru with Anna Bidgood @akbidgood Summer 2014

ROCK-HEAD SCIENCES is pleased to announce our first ongoing guest blog by a student who will share her field experiences in Peru throughout the Summer of 2014. Anna Bidgood is currently an undergraduate student who is studying Earth Science at Oxford…
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Undergraduate and Exploration Geologist, Anna Bidgood, @akbidgood: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Anna Bidgood CURRENT TITLE:  Undergraduate and exploration geologist YEARS EXPERIENCE:  1 EDUCATION:  I am currently an undergraduate studying Earth Science at Oxford University. This summer, I am working for a mining company in exploration geology in Peru, looking for copper…
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UPDATED! Glacial / Quaternary Geomorphology, Dr. Lynda Yorke @DrLyndaYorke: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Lynda Yorke CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My background is in fluvial geomorphology and reconstructing river response to change, but during my doctorate, I became much more interested in glacial histories, sedimentology and Quaternary landforms….
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Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Paleontology, Dr. Benjamin Burger @benjamin_burger: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Burger CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Vertebrate Paleontology (fossil mammals) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  20 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geology, University of Colorado; MS in Anatomy, Stony Brook University in New York; BS in Geology, University of Colorado WEBSITE:  http://www.benjamin-burger.org…
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PhD Candidate, Geomagnetism & Palaeomagnetism: A Day in the GeoLife Series @LauRob85

NAME:  Laura CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geomagnetism/palaeomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  I’m about to submit my thesis, so I’ve been doing my PhD for nearly 4 years. Prior to that I was an environmental consultant for 3 years. EDUCATION:…
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Professor, Volcanology, Dr. David Pyle @davidmpyle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  David Pyle CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, UK. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research is mainly in the area of volcanology, igneous petrology and geochemistry – unravelling the stories of past volcanic eruptions, and…
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Dave Eden

Senior Manager, Gold Mining, Dave Eden: A Day in the GeoLife Series @tarwathie

NAME:  Dave Eden CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Manager, Technical Services with a gold mining company AREA OF EXPERTISE:  International gold mining. I work in the geology department of corporate Technical Services, where I manage the preparation of mineral resource and reserve…
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