Petrology

Climate Researcher, Ritwika Sengupta @ritwika_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ritwika Sengupta CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student in environmental research – climate AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research is focused on the Early Cretaceous, during which there are global climatic changes. I focus particularly on the Valanginian event – around 130 million years…
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environmental geologist

Environmental Geologist, Kevin McAndrews @kevincobarno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kevin McAndrews CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager and Environmental Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Environmental consulting, contaminate remediation, hydrogeology, and vapor intrusion YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 years at a small environmental consulting firm EDUCATION:  Bachelors of Science in Geological Sciences, Salem…
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volcanic experiment

Assistant Professor, Volcanology, Alison Graettinger @AlisonGraetting: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alison Graettinger UPDATED POST: DECEMBER 30, 2016 NEW TITLE: Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology CAREER UPDATE: Following 3.5 years of life as a postdoc, I have now started working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences…
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Researcher, Sedimentology, Zain Rahman @IamZainRahman: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Zain Rahman CURRENT TITLE:  Post Graduate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology, Micro paleontology, Petroleum Geology, Petrophysics EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science (Geology) in 2013 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan; Master of Science (Geology) in 2015 from Bahria University Islamabad, Pakistan….
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Volcanology

PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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Alps

Research Fellow, Tectonochemistry, Chris Spencer @travelinggeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Spencer CURRENT TITLE:  Research Fellow, Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE: Tectonochemistry YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Since birth (I was born a geologist) EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology: Brigham Young University 2009 MSc in Geology: Brigham Young…
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volcanology

Doctorate Researcher, Volcanology, Jamie Farquharson @JI_Farquharson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jamie Farquharson CURRENT TITLE:  Doctorate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic rock deformation, permeability of volcanic systems. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of PhD research. EDUCATION:  PhD in Experimental Volcanology (University de Strasbourg, France); MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards…
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igneous petrology

PhD Student, Igneous Petrology, Bob Gooday @BobGooday: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Bob Gooday TITLE:  PhD Student, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PROJECT TITLE:  “The Formation and Evolution of the Arran Central Complex” AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field geology, igneous petrology and geochemistry EDUCATION: (2014-Present) – Cardiff University; (2009-2014) – MEarthSci, University of Edinburgh. For…
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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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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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mineralogist

UPDATED! Senior Mineralogist, Dr. Christopher Brough @ChrisPBrough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr Christopher Brough CURRENT TITLE: Senior Consultant Mineralogist at Petrolab Limited YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 9 years of education, including two Master’s degrees and one PhD followed by five years in industry thus far. TWITTER: @ChrisPBrough WEBSITE: www.petrolab.org.uk & @PetrolabLtd…
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Mud Logger, Mohsen Alshaghdari @mhsenhm: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mohsen Alshaghdari CURRENT TITLE:  Mud logging geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Formation evaluation and sample description YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years experience in the oil field EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 2010, Sanaa University, Yemen. I made a…
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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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