Tag Archive: earth science

geostatistics

NEW! Associate Professor, Geostatistics, Michael Pyrcz @GeostatsGuy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Michael Pyrcz CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geostatistical Modeling, Spatial, Multivariate Statistical Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin (3 months); Senior Staff Research Scientist, Earth Science…
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Mars

Geoscience Educator, Dr. Sian Proctor @psyan: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Sian Proctor CURRENT TITLE: Geoscience Faculty AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geologic disasters and the environment, curriculum and instruction, and science communication. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: For the past 17 years, I have been teaching geology at South Mountain Community College…
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scientist

Science Educator @basalticcraver: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Carver CURRENT TITLE: Educational Consultant/Resident Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Science Education EDUCATION: I got my BS in Geosciences, then my Masters in Geosciences took 2 years. However, I’ve worked with education-based summer sailing programs seasonally for the last 8 years, so…
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Nevado de Colima

Research Student, Volcanology, Ailsa Naismith @AilsaNaismith: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ailsa Naismith CURRENT TITLE: First-year postgraduate research student at the University of Bristol AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use a variety of geophysical techniques to understand the eruptive activity of the active Fuego volcano in southern Guatemala. I’m also interested in…
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Senior Lecturer, Hydrogeology, Dr. Gaathier Mahed: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Gaathier Mahed CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Lecturer at North-West University in South Africa AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrogeology with an interest in geodetic and geophysical techniques YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  10 years of combined consulting, research, academia and industry experience EDUCATION:  PhD in Geophysics What’s…
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Masaya

PhD Student, Volcanology, Kerry Reid @Kerry_Reid21: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Kerry Reid CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic degassing, lava lakes YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2 years of PhD research EDUCATION:  PhD in Volcanology (The Open University); MSc in Volcanology (University of Bristol, United Kingdom); BSc (Hons) in…
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Professor, Paleoceanography, Haydon Mort @_Geologize: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Haydon Mort CURRENT TITLE:  Visiting Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geochemical paleoceanography and a few other things. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  10 years of experience, post-PhD, including post-doc, teaching, consultancy, freelance and web design. EDUCATION: BSc (Hons) Earth Sciences. Plymouth University, UK; MRes….
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PhD Researcher, Carbon Sequestration, Adrienne MacArtney: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Adrienne MacArtney CURRENT TITLE:  PhD researcher on ‘crust-atmosphere coupling and carbon sequestration on early Mars’ at the University of Glasgow. In normal vernacular, this is understanding how Mars lost some of its early atmosphere into the rocks, and how…
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UPDATED! Associate Hydrogeologist, Gareth Digges La Touche @GarethDLaT: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gareth Digges La Touche CURRENT TITLE:  Principal Hydrogeologist and Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Hydrogeology, well test analysis, fractured aquifers, mine water management YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  24 EDUCATION:  BSc Geology & Geography; MSc Computing in Earth Science; MSc Hydrogeology WEBSITE:…
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PhD Student, Dinosaur Palaeontology, Alessandro Chiarenza @AAlechiarenza: A Day in the GeoLife Series

  NAME: Alfio Alessandro Chiarenza CURRENT TITLE:  I’m a PhD student in Palaeontology at the Department of Earth Science and Engineering, Imperial College London, focusing on North American dinosaur palaeoecology. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Dinosaur Palaeontology/Palaeoecology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  I started doing…
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Lower Curtis Glacier

Earth Science Artist, Jill Pelto @GlaciogenicArt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jill Pelto CURRENT TITLE:  Professional Artist, University of Maine (UMaine) Alumnus AREA OF EXPERTISE: Communication of Scientific Research through Art YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 years undergraduate; 7 years as a field assistant on three separate projects; and 3 years student research…
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seismic

Seismic Source Modeling, Revathy Parameswaran @VeraPetrovna: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Revathy Parameswaran CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate (Thesis in progress!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Seismic source modeling; static stress computation; Himalayan seismicity YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4+ years as a PhD scholar at the Centre for Earth Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore,…
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Jurassic

Manager, Jurassic Coast, Sam Scriven @samrocksrocks: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sam Scriven CURRENT TITLE: Acting Earth Science Manager, Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geoconservation and management of geological heritage. I am particularly interested in developing heritage interpretation and public engagement on the Jurassic Coast, where I…
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