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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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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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himalayan glaciology

Geologist, Himalayan Glaciology, Zahid Majeed @ShahzahuZahid: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Zahid Majeed CURRENT TITLE:  Geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am a geologist for the Geological Survey of India, and my current division is Glaciology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4 EDUCATION:  I have a Master’s from the University of Kashmir, Srinagar…
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geomorphology

Professor, Glacial/Fluvial Geomorphology, John Van Hoesen @Taconic_Musings: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Van Hoesen CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor of Geology & Environmental Studies AREA OF EXPERTISE: Glacial/fluvial geomorphology, surficial/soil mapping, spatial analysis, applied geographic information system (GIS), and geoscience education YEARS EXPERIENCE: ~18 EDUCATION: B.S. Geology, University of Albany, New…
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geomatics

Geomatics Specialist, British Antarctic Survey, Louise Ireland @lo_ise: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Louise Ireland CURRENT TITLE:  Geomatics Specialist at British Antarctic Survey AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Collection and analysis of a range of satellite, airborne and terrestrial datasets YEARS EXPERIENCE: 3.5 EDUCATION:  MSc Remote Sensing (University College London, United Kingdom), BSc Geography…
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mining

PhD Student, Gold/Copper Mining & Geo-Blogger Stephanie Sykora @stephsykora: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Stephanie Sykora CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student and geo-blogger AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Mineral exploration, ore deposits (gold and copper), structural geology, geological mapping, geotourism, blogging, travel, earth science education YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1.5 years as a PhD research candidate at the…
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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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What’s it like to go to geology field camp?

At many universities, students are required to attend a summer field camp in order to receive their geology degrees.  For some, this is an exciting adventure, but for others, it’s like a dreaded boot camp.  The difference is usually due…
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