Tag Archive: geochemistry

palaeontology

Executive Officer at The Palaeontological Association, Jo Hellawell @JoHellawell: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jo Hellawell CURRENT TITLE: Executive Officer, The Palaeontological Association (PalAss) AREA OF EXPERTISE: My research has been in both geochemistry and palaeontology. I have held various technical and administrative posts. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 15+ years in Earth sciences, but not quite two…
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Fuego de Colima

Research Fellow, Geochemistry @Liam_Geochem: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Liam CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, geochemistry and petrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 7+ EDUCATION/WORK: Research Fellow in Geochemistry (2nd year) looking at trace elements in organic-rich rocks, following 1 year in gold exploration in Ethiopia, 4 years…
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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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Alps

Research Fellow, Tectonochemistry, Chris Spencer @travelinggeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Spencer CURRENT TITLE:  Research Fellow, Department of Applied Geology, Curtin University, Australia AREA OF EXPERTISE: Tectonochemistry YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Since birth (I was born a geologist) EDUCATION:  BSc in Geology: Brigham Young University 2009 MSc in Geology: Brigham Young…
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igneous petrology

PhD Student, Igneous Petrology, Bob Gooday @BobGooday: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Bob Gooday TITLE:  PhD Student, Cardiff University, United Kingdom PROJECT TITLE:  “The Formation and Evolution of the Arran Central Complex” AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Field geology, igneous petrology and geochemistry EDUCATION: (2014-Present) – Cardiff University; (2009-2014) – MEarthSci, University of Edinburgh. For…
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Professor Chris Osborn

Marine Biogeochemistry Professor, Chris Osburn @closburn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Chris Osburn CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina (NC) State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States (US) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise is in marine biogeochemistry though, at one time, I was a…
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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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Mud Logger, Mohsen Alshaghdari @mhsenhm: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mohsen Alshaghdari CURRENT TITLE:  Mud logging geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Formation evaluation and sample description YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years experience in the oil field EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 2010, Sanaa University, Yemen. I made a…
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geothermal

Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) THESIS TITLE: Conceptual hydrogeological model for caldera-associated, high-enthalpy geothermal reservoirs in eastern Africa AREAS OF INTEREST: Applied volcanology including the geochemistry of soils, fumaroles and…
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Sedimentology, Brian Ricketts @KiwiGeolog: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Brian Ricketts CURRENT TITLE:  Semi-retired consultant YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  40+ AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Sedimentology (classics, carbonates, volcaniclastics), sequence stratigraphy, sedimentary basin analysis, hydrogeology, basin-scale fluid flow, geochemistry, well-site geology, wireline log interpretation, project management, university teaching, consulting. EDUCATION:  I…
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energy

Research Geologist/Energy, Geochemistry, Circe Verba @circeverba: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Circe Verba CURRENT TITLE:  Research Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My expertise has fluctuated from my original area of study in planetary geology (2003-2009) to geochemistry of engineered natural systems (2009-current). Both require image analysis and interpretation from a microscale…
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geomicrobiology

Research Scientist, Geomicrobiology, Ted Flynn @TedFlynn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ted Flynn CURRENT TITLE: Research Scientist at the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, with a joint appointment in the Biosciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I study geomicrobiology, a field that aims to understand…
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Research Fellow, Volcanology Mike Cassidy @MikeVolc: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Mike Cassidy CURRENT TITLE: UPDATE! Now, NERC Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. Previously, at the time of this guest blog, Humboldt Research Fellow at the University of Mainz, Germany. EXPERTISE: Volcanology, petrology and geochemistry YEARS EXPERIENCE:  ~7.5 years…
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