A Day in the GeoLife Series

Director, Glaciology, Dr. Neil Glasser: A Day in the GeoLife Series @NeilNfg @MAGICDML

NAME:  Professor Neil Glasser CURRENT TITLE:  Director of the newly formed Institute of Geography, History and Politics, and Professor of Physical Geography in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University in Wales. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research…
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Smokies

Vice President, Save the Water™, Jan Warusavitharana: A Day in the GeoLife Series @globalJanW @SavetheWater

NAME:  Jan Warusavitharana CURRENT TITLE:  Executive Vice President at Save the Water™ AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentary Geology, Management YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Newly appointed – less than 1 year experience EDUCATION: MSc. and BSc. in Geology from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas WEBSITE:  www.savethewater.org…
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Lecturer Physical Geography/Glaciology, Dr. Simon Cook @glacio_cook: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon Cook CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My background is in Glaciology (glacier science), but I have broader interests in Alpine landscape development including landslides and fluvial (river) processes. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Degree (3 years) +…
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Groundwater Resources Manager, Dr. Mike Jones @GroundwaterMike: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Mike Jones CURRENT TITLE:  Groundwater Resources Manager AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Groundwater Resource Development, Water Resource Management Planning for Public Water Supply YEARS EXPERIENCE:  26 EDUCATION: BSc Geology, MSc Sedimentology, PhD Geochemistry WEBSITE:  http://www.groundwateruk.org/ INTERVIEW: Waste Management, Higher…
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PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Tom Pering: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Volcanoblog

NAME:  Tom Pering CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology (Remote Sensing and Modelling) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION: BSc Physical Geography at the University of Reading and MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards at Lancaster University WEBSITE:  http://www.volcano-blog.com/ What’s your…
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PhD Candidate, Sedimentation and Tectonics, Tannis McCartney @TMMCC: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tannis McCartney CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE: SEDIMENTATION AND TECTONICS, EAST AFRICA SEISMIC RESEARCH YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 – OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EDUCATION:  BSc Geophysics, University of Alberta; MSc Geology, University of Calgary, Canada WEBSITE: http://www.tannislikesrocks.blogspot.com…
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Researcher, Antarctic Glaciers, Dr. Lucy Clarke: A Day in the GeoLife Series @DrLucyClarke

NAME:  Lucy Clarke CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher at the British Antarctic Survey AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Fluvial geomorphology, glacial change and image analysis YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geography (University of Exeter, UK), MSc in Geography & Surveying (University…
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PhD Candidate, Glaciology, Yuzhe Wang: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Wang_Yuzhe

NAME:  Yuzhe Wang CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geography/Glaciology/Remote Sensing/Numerical modeling, China YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION: B.S. Geography; M.S. Physical Geography; PhD candidate What’s your job like? I’m a PhD candidate at the State Key Laboratory of Cryospheric…
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Alpine Fault Zone

PhD Candidate, Structural Geology, Andrew Cross: A Day in the GeoLife Series @TectonoAndy

NAME:  Andrew Cross CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural geology and rock deformation, New Zealand YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION: MESci Geology with Geophysics (University of Liverpool) WEBSITE:  http://www.otago.ac.nz/geology/people/students/cross/index.html What’s your job like? I am a final year graduate…
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Geoscientist, Matt Hall: A Day in the GeoLife Series @kwinkunks

NAME:  Matt Hall CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Exploration Geoscience YEARS EXPERIENCE:  17 EDUCATION:  Finished PhD in sedimentology in 1997, University of Manchester, UK. Registered Professional Geoscientist in Nova Scotia, Canada. WEBSITE:  http://www.agilegeoscience.com/ What’s my job like? I co-own…
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What’s a typical day like as a geologist? ‘A Day in the Life’ series from professionals for students

I’ve often been asked what my day is like as a geologist.  I usually ramble on and on about what I do, but I’ve never put it down in writing so students or anyone else interested could gain an understanding…
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Drilling Rig

So, what’s it like to work as a geologist behind a drilling rig?

Working as a geologist behind a drilling rig is definitely not glamorous, unless long days in the heat or cold, smelling like funk and looking like you just fell into a mud pit are something you find attractive.  Depending on…
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A Black Hawk and a Geologist: Geo Field Life

I didn’t think too much of the siren light, as I passed through the entrance gate my first day at a laser testing facility in central Florida.  To me, this didn’t seem like anything more than the typical contamination assessment…
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