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Professor Bentley

Geology Professor, Callan Bentley @callanbentley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Callan Bentley CURRENT TITLE: Chancellor’s Commonwealth Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. I also blog at Mountain Beltway, tweet at @callanbentley, and serve as a contributing editor for EARTH magazine. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, teaching YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:…
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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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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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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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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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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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glacial

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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paleontologist

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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