Volcanology

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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geothermal

Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) THESIS TITLE: Conceptual hydrogeological model for caldera-associated, high-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs in eastern Africa AREAS OF INTEREST: Applied volcanology including the geochemistry of soils, fumaroles and…
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structural geologist

Structural Geologist, David McNamara @mcnamadd: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  David McNamara CURRENT TITLE:  Structural Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Energy and Tectonics Research YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 years post-PhD EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and PhD from University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. What’s your job like?…
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volcanology

Volcanology, Nathan Magnall @NathanMagnall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Nathan Magnall CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, specifically effusive rhyolite and basaltic eruptions YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1 year as a PhD student EDUCATION:  I attained a Geology MESci (undergraduate and Master’s) from the University of Liverpool, United…
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hazard and risk management

Hazard & Risk Management, Sally Potter @SallyHPotter: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sally Potter CURRENT TITLE:  Hazard and Risk Management Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: I have worked for a Regional Council as a hydro-technician and emergency manager; as a consultant on natural hazard management projects; as a PhD student researching volcanology…
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Historical/Social Volcanology, Jazmin Scarlett @scarlett_jazmin: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Jazmin Scarlett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Historical and social volcanology; theoretical disaster management EDUCATION:  BSc (Hons) Geography and Natural Hazards (with professional training) at Coventry University, United Kingdom; MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards at Lancaster University, United…
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Volcanology, Simon Halliwell @Shalliwell91: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon Halliwell CURRENT TITLE: Seeking opportunity CONTACT INFORMATION:  shalliwell9166@gmail.com AREA OF INTEREST:  Volcanology and Geological Hazards EDUCATION: MSc Volcanology and Geological Hazards Graduate, Lancaster University, United Kingdom What’s your interest? As you may have guessed by my degree, I…
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volcanologist

Volcanologist, Charlie Barrington @cb797: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Charlie Barrington CURRENT TITLE: Volcanologist, Department of Volcanology, Instituto Geofisico, Escuela Politécnica Nacional in Quito, Ecuador AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~1 (including placements at the Centre for Exchange and Research in Volcanology,…
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Research Fellow, Volcanology Mike Cassidy @MikeVolc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Mike Cassidy CURRENT TITLE: Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany. EXPERTISE: Volcanology, petrology and geochemistry YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~7.5 years EDUCATION: 3 year Geology BSc at the University of Bristol, 1 year Volcanology and Geological Hazards MSc…
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PhD Student, Igneous Geochemistry, Rebecca Paisley @BeckyPaisley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Rebecca Paisley CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Igneous Geochemistry, Volcanic Degassing, Isotope Disequilibria YEARS EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  PhD Student at McGill University, Canada since September 2014. MEarthSci in Earth Sciences (University of Oxford, United Kingdom). WEBSITE:  https://paisleyabroad.wordpress.com/ What’s your…
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Volcanology

Volcanology, James Hickey @jameshickey77: A Day in the Geolife series

NAME: James Hickey CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology (& Geophysics). More specifically my research interests are in the processes controlling the dynamics of active and restless volcanoes and the geophysical signals they produce. YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3.5 years of research…
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PhD Candidate, Volcano Seismology, Kathi Unglert @volcanokathi: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kathi Unglert CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (since 2011) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcano seismology, other volcano geophysics, machine learning YEARS EXPERIENCE: 5 EDUCATION:  After graduating with a combined BSc in geosciences from Ludwig-Maximilians-University/Technical…
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Volcanologist, Dr. Rebecca Williams @Volcanologist: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Rebecca Williams CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Geology (Volcanology) at the University of Hull, United Kingdom, since February 2013. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I’m a volcanologist who specialises in hazardous volcanic flows, igneous petrology and geochemistry. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  9 years of education, and 5…
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