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Geoscience Educator, Dr. Sian Proctor @psyan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Sian Proctor CURRENT TITLE: Geoscience Faculty AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geologic disasters and the environment, curriculum and instruction, and science communication. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: For the past 17 years, I have been teaching geology at South Mountain Community College…
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meteorites

Research Student, Meteorites, Ricardo Neto @meteor_man1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ricardo Neto CURRENT TITLE: Master’s student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Research area is on meteoritics related to the chondrites petrology, metamorphism and mineral chemistry. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: With four years of expertise in petrography and scanning electron microscopy of terrestrial rocks and meteorites,…
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planetary

Nanoscale Planetary Researcher, Josh Einsle @JEinsle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua (Josh) F. Einsle CURRENT TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Multi-scale Microscopy, nanoscale analytical characterisation, nanofabrication, sample preparation including Focused Ion Beam, SEM , S/TEM, x-ray micro and nano tomography YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 16 (10 years industry, 6 years in academics)…
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Research Assistant, Mars System Lab, Jozef Kozár @sciencemars_com: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr Jozef Kozár CURRENT TITLE:  Research scientist at Mars Systems Laboratory, Kosice, Slovakia AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research interest is multi-disciplinary, covering robotic and planetary exploration missions, systems engineering and planetary science. My work is fully focused on Mars….
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lunar

Elemental Lunar Research, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Nicci Potts BACKGROUND:  I’m a postdoctoral researcher in the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK). I started out with a BSc in Geological Sciences, University of Leeds, and then I did a MSc in Geochemistry also…
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moon rock

PostDoc Researcher, Lunar Volatiles, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Nicci Potts CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Experimental petrology, volatile elements, planetary interiors, lunar volatiles, lunar petrology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  7 years experience [I spent a year as a research assistant during my MSc, 2 years MSc, 4 years…
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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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MRO

MSSS Scientist, Mars Imagery, Andrew Britton @KalofXeno: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Andrew Britton CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Staff Scientist at Malin Space Science Systems (MSSS), San Diego, California AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Planetary geology of Mars; remote sensing YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  9 years (image processing). EDUCATION:  M.Sc. Space Science, University College London (2012); B.S….
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basalt

Researcher, Planetary Sciences, Louise Alexander @LouiseEAlex: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Louise Alexander CURRENT TITLE:  Post Doctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Planetary sciences; lunar basalt YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Since June 2015, Post Doctoral Researcher at Birkbeck, University of London, United Kingdom; based in University College London (UCL)/Birkbeck Centre for Planetary Sciences;…
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Mars

Astrobiology, Mars, Tristan DEQUAIRE @TristanDEQUAIRE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Tristan DEQUAIRE CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D Student in Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences AREA OF EXPERTISE: Detection and photostability of organic matter on Mars; linked with Mars Science Laboratory (MSL/Curiosity) mission. YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3 to 4 (with internship) EDUCATION: Master’s degree…
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