Tag Archive: environment

Climate Researcher, Ritwika Sengupta @ritwika_s: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Ritwika Sengupta CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student in environmental research – climate AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research is focused on the Early Cretaceous, during which there are global climatic changes. I focus particularly on the Valanginian event – around 130 million years…
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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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Geology Education, Gordon Neighbour @CornubiaGeol: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Gordon Neighbour CURRENT TITLE:  Head of Careers, Head of Geology, Head of Computing and IT and International Schools Officer at Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, in Torquay, southwest England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, career, computing and IT education. I am on…
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deserts

Deserts, Jerome Mayaud @JeromeMayaud: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jerome Mayaud CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Dryland Geomorphology, Glaciology, Computational Modelling YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3rd year of PhD EDUCATION:  PhD Dryland Geomorphology, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford; MPhil…
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glaciers

Geography Lecturer, Glaciers, Peter G. Knight @petergknight: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Peter G. Knight CURRENT TITLE:  Reader in Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  It’s a little hard to pin down, but for this exercise, let’s say glaciers. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  30 years as a lecturer at Keele University EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree…
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hydrology

Rivers & Hydrology, Homero Paltan @hpnk: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Homero Paltan CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate in Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. Topic of research: ‘Rivers and Hydrology in Cold Regions: Sensitivity to Climate Change’ AREAS OF INTEREST:  River dynamics, water sources and climate change;…
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Hydrology

Updated! Catchment Research Assistant, Peter Fitt @Pjfiddy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Peter Fitt CURRENT TITLE: Catchment Research Assistant / Project Communications Intern, both at the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I currently work on projects investigating hydrology, water management and agricultural related issues such as diffuse pollution. YEARS…
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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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Why Go Green?

Why Go Green?

Yesterday, I heard about another aquifer that can no longer be used as a drinking water supply. Years of radioactivity in the area has contaminated the aquifer, and now concentrations are way above safe drinking water standards. This is another…
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Hurricane Ridge

Hurricane Ridge – Washington’s Gem

Near the northwestern end of Washington state, lies an enormous mountain range known as the Olympics and within it, the beautiful, snow-capped mountains of Hurricane Ridge. Part of Olympic National Park, you can experience these mountains by walking alongside them…
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