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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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Geophysics Consultant, Fernando Ziegler @feziegler: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Fernando Ziegler CURRENT TITLE: Geophysics Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE: Pore pressure, fracture pressure, wellbore stability, seal capacity, hydrocarbon column height estimates, rock physics, geomechanics, drilling operations YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 11 years EDUCATION: Master of Science in Geophysics – University of…
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AGU

Volcanic Geochemistry @MagyarGeologist: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Danielle CURRENT TITLE: Master’s Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanic geochemistry, petrology/mineralogy and immiscibility YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: I have been studying for about two years now and will be receiving my Master’s this December. EDUCATION: University of South Florida School…
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Sallie Burroughs

African Environments, Dr. Sallie Burrough @SLBurough: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Sallie Burrough Current title: Trapnell Fellow of African Environments, University of Oxford, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Quaternary Science, Deserts, Long-term Ecology, Geochronology Years of experience: 8 years since finishing PhD Education: BA in Geography, MSc in Quaternary…
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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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Reservoir Geomechanics, Debanjan Guha Roy @DGRsocial: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Debanjan Guha Roy CURRENT TITLE:  Reservoir Geomechanics Ph.D student at the IITB-Monash Research Academy, a joint venture between the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay), India and Monash University, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydraulic fracturing, numerical modeling, rock…
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PhD Student, Water Resources, Jimmy O’Keeffe: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Jimmy_Okeeffe

NAME:  Jimmy O’Keeffe CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Almost 5 years in consultancies in the UK and Ireland; mainly on a variety of water resource and land contamination projects….
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Mars Express Video Released!

Check out this new Mars Express video released by the European Space Agency (ESA)! It’s a video of the topography of Mars as the Mars Express orbiter travels over the land surface. The images are very sharp and you can…
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geology

Are you born to love geology?

As I think back on my younger years, I don’t remember ever thinking that I wanted to be a geologist, or scientist of any kind for that matter.  I dreamt about many of the careers most young girls did in…
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So, who’s the Rock Head?

I’ve been told for years that all I have are rocks in my head, so I thought I’d start a blog to shake some of them out and clear my thoughts as I journey onward in this interesting, yet hectic…
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