Teaching

NEW! District Paleontologist, ReBecca Hunt-Foster @paleochick: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: ReBecca Hunt-Foster CURRENT TITLE: Canyon Country District Paleontologist, Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mesozoic Vertebrate Paleontology AREA OF EXPERTISE: My current research includes a study of Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America, along with an additional research project on the…
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Mars

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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Geothermal Power Communicator, Dr. Hazel Gibson @iamhazelgibson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Hazel Gibson CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow in Public Perception of Geothermal Power AREA OF EXPERTISE: I work in Geoscience Cognition and Communication; basically how people think about geoscience, and how that influences how they talk about it. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Experience…
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Fuego de Colima

Research Fellow, Geochemistry @Liam_Geochem: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Liam CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, geochemistry and petrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 7+ EDUCATION/WORK: Research Fellow in Geochemistry (2nd year) looking at trace elements in organic-rich rocks, following 1 year in gold exploration in Ethiopia, 4 years…
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scientist

Science Educator @basalticcraver: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Carver CURRENT TITLE: Educational Consultant/Resident Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Science Education EDUCATION: I got my BS in Geosciences, then my Masters in Geosciences took 2 years. However, I’ve worked with education-based summer sailing programs seasonally for the last 8 years, so…
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hydrologic modeling

Researcher, Hydrologic Models, Guillaume Thirel @G_Thirel: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Guillaume Thirel CURRENT TITLE: Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology, impact of climate change, snow accumulation and melt modelling, hydrometeorology, hydrological modelling and forecasting YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 (three as a PhD candidate at Météo-France, France, three as a postdoctoral fellow at…
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UPDATED! Senior Lecturer, Urban Water Mgmt, Ana Mijic @leiastarspear: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ana Mijic CURRENT TITLE:  NEW UPDATE! Ana is now Senior Lecturer! Join me in congratulating her! Senior Lecturer in Urban Water Management, Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water Systems and Interactions/Water Resources Assessment YEARS EXPERIENCE:  14 EDUCATION: Dipl. Ing.,…
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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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geology professor

Associate Geology Professor, Dr. Meagen Pollock @meagenpollock: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Meagen Pollock CURRENT TITLE: Associate Professor of Geology at a small liberal arts college AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use lava chemistry to understand how volcanoes work. I mostly work on volcanoes that erupt under water or ice. I’m also interested in…
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petroleum

Director, Petroleum Geomechanics, Mark Tingay @CriticalStress_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Mark Tingay CURRENT TITLE: Director, Critical Stress Geomechanics and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Adelaide AREA OF EXPERTISE: Petroleum geomechanics, pore pressure prediction, mud volcanoes and tectonics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 17 EDUCATION: Completed my PhD in petroleum geomechanics in 2003, University of Adelaide….
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PhD Student, Iceland Volcanoes, Thorbjorg Agustsdottir @fencingtobba: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Thorbjorg Agustsdottir CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanoes, earthquakes, Iceland, rifting events EDUCATION:  I am a 4th year PhD student, and I am a part of the University of Cambridge Volcano-Seismology group. We study earthquakes in and…
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karst

Karst Hydrology, Andreas Hartmann @sub_heterogenty: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Andreas Hartmann CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer at the University of Freiburg, Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Karst hydrology, hydrological modeling, model development and evaluation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  9 years of experience in research and teaching EDUCATION:  PhD in Hydrology WEBSITE:  http://www.subsurface-heterogeneity.com TWITTER: @sub_heterogenty…
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Graduate Student, Hydroseismicity, Cortney Cameron: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Cortney Cameron CURRENT TITLE: Graduate Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroseismicity EDUCATION: A.B., Duke University; M.S. Candidate, North Carolina Central University, United States What’s your job like? As a graduate student, I divvy my time between research and associated responsibilities, classes and homework, and…
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