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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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petroleum

Director, Petroleum Geomechanics, Mark Tingay @CriticalStress_: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Mark Tingay CURRENT TITLE: Director, Critical Stress Geomechanics and Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Adelaide AREA OF EXPERTISE: Petroleum geomechanics, pore pressure prediction, mud volcanoes and tectonics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 17 EDUCATION: Completed my PhD in petroleum geomechanics in 2003, University of Adelaide….
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Volcanology

PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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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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UPDATED! Geohydrologic Data Manager, Sandie Will @RockHeadScience: A Day in the Geolife Series

NAME:  Sandie Will CURRENT TITLE:  Geohydrologic Data Manager/Professional Geologist (P.G.) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Management, Leadership, Hydrogeology, Hydrostratigraphy, Water Resources YEARS EXPERIENCE:  18 – my experience includes 10 years in environmental consulting and 8 years with a state water agency. EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Geology,…
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Geothermal Geologist, Kelly Blake @KRuth28: A Day in the GeoLife

NAME:  Kelly Blake CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geothermal exploration YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree in Environmental Geoscience from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania; Master’s degree in Geology from Temple University in Philadelphia. I also spent two years working…
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Jack Townsend

Geo-Environmental Consultant, Jack Townsend @Townsend_ilb: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jack Townsend CURRENT TITLE:  Geo-Environmental Consultant AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geotechnical and environmental engineering YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Nearly two years of industry experience EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology and MSc in Engineering Geology and Geotechnics both from the University of Portsmouth,…
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paleolakes

UPDATED! PhD Student, Glacial Lakes, Laura Eddey @poorlysorted: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED  –  JANUARY 3, 2016 (Laura has updated this guest blog post to reflect the changes during her second year as a PhD candidate.  To see the progression of Laura’s career, start with her original post below dated August 27, 2014)…
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Drilling Rig

“Assessing Aquifers” by Sandie Will @RockHeadScience for @GeoDrilling International

Earlier this year, I was approached by GeoDrilling International to write an article for their magazine. Since their September issue focused primarily on coring, I prepared an article related to the work we do in water resources.  I have a…
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Drilling Rig

Rock-Paper-Fossils? By Kostas Mandilaris @methanol1988 An informative interview with a Professional Hydrogeologist

Hi everyone!  Just a short post to let you know that about a week ago, hydrogeology student, Kostas Mandilaris, asked if he could interview me on my career in hydrogeology, since he will soon be starting an MSc program in…
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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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Groundwater Resources Manager, Dr. Mike Jones @GroundwaterMike: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Mike Jones CURRENT TITLE:  Groundwater Resources Manager AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, Groundwater Resource Development, Water Resource Management Planning for Public Water Supply YEARS EXPERIENCE:  26 EDUCATION: BSc Geology, MSc Sedimentology, PhD Geochemistry WEBSITE:  http://www.groundwateruk.org/ INTERVIEW: Waste Management, Higher…
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PhD Candidate, Sedimentation and Tectonics, Tannis McCartney @TMMCC: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Tannis McCartney CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE: SEDIMENTATION AND TECTONICS, EAST AFRICA SEISMIC RESEARCH YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  6 – OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY EDUCATION:  BSc Geophysics, University of Alberta; MSc Geology, University of Calgary, Canada WEBSITE: http://www.tannislikesrocks.blogspot.com…
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