Physical Geography

Masaya

PhD Student, Volcanology, Kerry Reid @Kerry_Reid21: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kerry Reid CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, lava lakes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 years of PhD research EDUCATION:  PhD in Volcanology (The Open University); MSc in Volcanology (University of Bristol, United Kingdom); BSc (Hons) in…
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Science TV Producer, Dr. Helen Quinn @quinney17: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Helen Quinn CURRENT TITLE:  Science Producer for TV documentaries AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I have been working in television documentaries for about ten years, specialising in programmes about Earth Sciences. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION:  I was lucky enough…
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Geography Teacher, Benjamin Newbury @GeoNewbz: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Newbury CURRENT TITLE:  Geography teacher outside of Lincoln in England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geopolitics of the Arctic Circle and using information and communication technology (ICT) within the classroom YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 incredible but hardworking years EDUCATION:  I started…
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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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Updated! Bioglaciology, Dr. Joseph Cook @tothepoles: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED: April 9, 2016 NAME: Joseph Cook CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am currently working on the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) Black and Bloom project which aims to determine…
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geomorphologist

Geomorphology, Olusola Adeyemi @olusolayemi: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Olusola Adeyemi CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geomorphology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 6+ EDUCATION:  Olabisi Onabanjo University (B. Sc); University of Ibadan (M. SC and PhD – ongoing) What’s your job like? As a junior faculty member with Osun…
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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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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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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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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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Historical/Social Volcanology, Jazmin Scarlett @scarlett_jazmin: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Jazmin Scarlett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Historical and social volcanology; theoretical disaster management EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geography and Natural Hazards (with professional training) at Coventry University, United Kingdom; MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards at Lancaster University, United…
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Geoscientist, Quaternary Science, Abi Stone @AbiStone: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Abi Stone CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography at the University of Manchester. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Quaternary Science, Dryland Palaeoenvironments and Geomorphology, Geochronology, and Hydrogeology, particularly the unsaturated zone YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 since PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Quaternary Science, School…
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geomorphology

Professor, Glacial/Fluvial Geomorphology, John Van Hoesen @Taconic_Musings: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Van Hoesen CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies AREA OF EXPERTISE: Glacial/fluvial geomorphology, surficial/soil mapping, spatial analysis, applied geographic information system (GIS), and geoscience education YEARS EXPERIENCE: ~18 EDUCATION: B.S. Geology, University of Albany, New…
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