Sedimentology

Mt. Cook

PhD Candidate, Gondwana Tectonics, Sheree Armistead @geoSheree: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Sheree Armistead CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate, The University of Adelaide, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonic evolution of Gondwana in Madagascar and India; structural geology and geochronology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 years experience (3 years undergrad, 1 year honors, 2…
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Jurassic

Manager, Jurassic Coast, Sam Scriven @samrocksrocks: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sam Scriven CURRENT TITLE: Acting Earth Science Manager, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geoconservation and management of geological heritage. I am particularly interested in developing heritage interpretation and public engagement on the Jurassic Coast, where I…
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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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Sedimentology, Brian Ricketts @KiwiGeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Brian Ricketts CURRENT TITLE:  Semi-retired consultant YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  40+ AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology (classics, carbonates, volcaniclastics), sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, hydrogeology, basin-scale fluid flow, geochemistry, well-site geology, wireline log interpretation, project management, university teaching, consulting. EDUCATION:  I…
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geology

PhD Researcher, Geology, Zoe McKellar @ZMcKellar: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Zoe McKellar CURRENT TITLE: PhD Researcher in Geology. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Main research interests are structural geology and sedimentology, tectonostratigraphy, basin evolution and provenance. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  Honors BSc in Geology and Petroleum Geology. Just finished the…
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geoarchaeology

Geoarchaeology, Student Mediator Dr. Ruth Siddall @R_Siddall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Ruth Siddall CURRENT TITLE:  University College London (UCL) Student Mediator (and geologist!). It’s complicated … AREA OF EXPERTISE:  The geology of the built environment and geomateriality. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 25 EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham 1986-1989; PhD…
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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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geomicrobiology

Research Scientist, Geomicrobiology, Ted Flynn @TedFlynn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ted Flynn CURRENT TITLE: Research Scientist at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, with a joint appointment in the Biosciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I study geomicrobiology, a field that aims to understand…
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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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nuclear

Scientific Officer, Nuclear Emergency Prep, Catherine Organo @FrenchNucNuc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Catherine Organo CURRENT TITLE: Scientific Officer in Nuclear Emergency Preparedness, Office of Radiological Protection, Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland AREA OF EXPERTISE: Radiation protection, radiological impact assessment, radiation emergency planning, food chain contamination post deposition, atmospheric dispersion modelling, and post-accident…
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paleomagnetism

UPDATED! Postdoc Fellow, Paleomagnetism & Tectonics, Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán @orocline: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Daniel Pastor-Galán CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Fellow at Paleomagnetic Laboratory “Fort Hoofddijk”, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. (UPDATE 12/10/2016: Dr. Pastor-Galán is now a JSPS Fellow, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tectonics. I try to combine the…
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PhD Student, Glacial Hydrology, Marc Matterson @MarcMatterson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Marc Matterson CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and lecturer at the University of Salford, England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hydrology, sedimentology, modelling and climatology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 years (BSc Geography) EDUCATION:  First class honours BSc Geography whilst also obtaining the…
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Director, Life & Physical Science, Dr. Phil Ashworth @RioParana: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Professor Phil Ashworth CURRENT TITLE:  Director of Research and Development for the Life and Physical Sciences at the University of Brighton. Also, Professor of Physical Geography. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  River dynamics, fluvial sedimentology, geomorphology, alluvial architecture, hydrocarbon reservoir characterisation YEARS…
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