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Dr. David A. T. Harper

Principal, Palaeontology Professor, Dave Harper @VM_Principal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dave Harper CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Palaeontology and Principal of Van Mildert College in Durham University, United Kingdom (UK); President, Palaeontological Association; Chair-elect, International Commission on Stratigraphy AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, mainly palaeontology and stratigraphy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Worked in the…
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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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UPDATED! Assistant Lecturer, Hadi El-Shourbagi @HadiElSh1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: HADI EL-SHOURBAGI (هادى الشوربجى) CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Lecturer at the Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Minia University, Egypt AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural Geology, Tectonics, Geological Applications of Remote Sensing, Field Geology, Mineral Exploration, Petrology, Tectonic Geomorphology and Geographic Information…
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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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Lecturer, Glaciologist, Dr. Tom Holt @tom_holt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Tom Holt CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am a glaciologist who uses remote sensing data and techniques to assess changes to the cryosphere, focusing on the structural and dynamic evolution of ice sheets,…
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Associate Professor, Paleoclimatology, @DanPeppe: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dan Peppe CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor of Geology (Update: Promoted to Associate Professor in Spring 2015!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Paleobotany, paleoclimatology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  11 (5 as graduate student, 1 as post-doc, 5 as Assistant Professor)…
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Lecturer Urban Water Mgmt, Ana Mijic @leiastarspear: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ana Mijic CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Urban Water Management, Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water Systems and Interactions/Water Resources Assessment YEARS EXPERIENCE:  14 EDUCATION: Dipl. Ing., MSc in Civil Engineering; MSc in Hydrology for Environmental Management; PhD in…
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Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering & Sustainability, Dr. J. J. Delfino: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  J. J. Delfino CURRENT TITLE:  Professor Emeritus, Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field of specialization is water resources, with aquatic chemistry as the key specialty. Broader interest involves industrial ecology which, according to some writers, is…
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Assistant Dean/Professor, Paleontology, Dr. Peter Harries: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Peter Harries CURRENT TITLE:  Professor and Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Studies, University of South Florida, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Invertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Field Studies YEARS EXPERIENCE:  21 EDUCATION: BS in Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 1984; PhD in Geological Sciences, University of…
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UPDATED! Glacial / Quaternary Geomorphology, Dr. Lynda Yorke @DrLyndaYorke: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Lynda Yorke CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My background is in fluvial geomorphology and reconstructing river response to change, but during my doctorate, I became much more interested in glacial histories, sedimentology and Quaternary landforms….
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Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Paleontology, Dr. Benjamin Burger @benjamin_burger: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Burger CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Vertebrate Paleontology (fossil mammals) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  20 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geology, University of Colorado; MS in Anatomy, Stony Brook University in New York; BS in Geology, University of Colorado WEBSITE:  http://www.benjamin-burger.org…
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Professor, Volcanology, Dr. David Pyle @davidmpyle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  David Pyle CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Earth Sciences at the University of Oxford, UK. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research is mainly in the area of volcanology, igneous petrology and geochemistry – unravelling the stories of past volcanic eruptions, and…
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Director, Glaciology, Dr. Neil Glasser: A Day in the GeoLife Series @NeilNfg @MAGICDML

NAME:  Professor Neil Glasser CURRENT TITLE:  Director of the newly formed Institute of Geography, History and Politics, and Professor of Physical Geography in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University in Wales. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My research…
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