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Richard Woods, Emergency Management

Manager, Emergency Mgmt, Richard Woods @RichardWoodsNZ: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Richard Woods CURRENT TITLE:  Manager Planning and Intelligence, Civil Defence & Emergency Management, Auckland Council, New Zealand AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Physical geography specialising in geomorphology, emergency management and risk assessment. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  7 years university and 7 years hazards…
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Research Assistant, Volcanic Hazards, Elaine Smid @lavabombs: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Elaine Smid CURRENT TITLE:  Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic Hazards YEARS EXPERIENCE:  6 EDUCATION: B.A. Environmental Science, University of Virginia (2000); M.S. Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai’i at Manoa (2004); PhD in progress, University of Auckland WEBSITE:…
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Intern, Structural Geologist, Timothy Sherry @tsherryUSA: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Timothy J Sherry CURRENT TITLE:  Earth Science Intern, Geology & Geophysical Operations, Chevron AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural and Earthquake Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  2 EDUCATION: Wrapping up MSc at McGill University WEBSITE: http://upsection.blogspot.com What’s your job like? When most people hear the…
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Geology in Peru with Anna Bidgood @akbidgood Summer 2014

ROCK-HEAD SCIENCES is pleased to announce our first ongoing guest blog by a student who will share her field experiences in Peru throughout the Summer of 2014. Anna Bidgood is currently an undergraduate student who is studying Earth Science at Oxford…
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Undergraduate and Exploration Geologist, Anna Bidgood, @akbidgood: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Anna Bidgood CURRENT TITLE:  Undergraduate and exploration geologist YEARS EXPERIENCE:  1 EDUCATION:  I am currently an undergraduate studying Earth Science at Oxford University. This summer, I am working for a mining company in exploration geology in Peru, looking for copper…
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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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PhD Candidate, Geomagnetism & Palaeomagnetism: A Day in the GeoLife Series @LauRob85

NAME:  Laura CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geomagnetism/palaeomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  I’m about to submit my thesis, so I’ve been doing my PhD for nearly 4 years. Prior to that I was an environmental consultant for 3 years. EDUCATION:…
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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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Dave Eden

Senior Manager, Gold Mining, Dave Eden: A Day in the GeoLife Series @tarwathie

NAME:  Dave Eden CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Manager, Technical Services with a gold mining company AREA OF EXPERTISE:  International gold mining. I work in the geology department of corporate Technical Services, where I manage the preparation of mineral resource and reserve…
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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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Smokies

Vice President, Save the Water™, Jan Warusavitharana: A Day in the GeoLife Series @globalJanW @SavetheWater

NAME:  Jan Warusavitharana CURRENT TITLE:  Executive Vice President at Save the Water™ AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentary Geology, Management YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Newly appointed – less than 1 year experience EDUCATION: MSc. and BSc. in Geology from Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas WEBSITE:  www.savethewater.org…
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glaciology

Lecturer Physical Geography/Glaciology, Dr. Simon Cook @glacio_cook: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Simon Cook CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My background is in Glaciology (glacier science), but I have broader interests in Alpine landscape development including landslides and fluvial (river) processes. YEARS EXPERIENCE:  Degree (3 years) +…
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