Tag Archive: paleontology

Ohio River

Sandie Will @RockHeadSciences on the @TravelingGeologist

Just a quick announcement to let you know that I’ve been featured on the TravelingGeologist website for my recent fossil-hunting trip to the Falls of the Ohio State Park located in Indiana. I had visited the park many years ago, but…
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vertebrate paleontology

Vertebrate Paleontology Student, Melanie During @MelanieDuring: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Melanie A. D. During CURRENT TITLE: Master Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Paleoclimatology and Vertebrate Paleontology I am presently working on the sauropterygian fauna and habitat of the early Middle Triassic. I started my Bachelor’s program in Earth Sciences in…
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Dr. David A. T. Harper

Principal, Palaeontology Professor, Dave Harper @VM_Principal: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dave Harper CURRENT TITLE:  Professor of Palaeontology and Principal of Van Mildert College in Durham University, United Kingdom (UK); President, Palaeontological Association; Chair-elect, International Commission on Stratigraphy AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, mainly palaeontology and stratigraphy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Worked in the…
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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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Journal Coordinator, Canadian Science Publishing, Dr. Tanya Samman @T_S_Sci: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Tanya Samman CURRENT TITLE: Journal Coordinator, Canadian Science Publishing Open AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geoscience/Palaeontology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1+ year in the publishing industry; 4+ years freelance editing; 3 years contract teaching in academia at the end of and…
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sharks

NEW VIDEO! Paleontology, Sharks/Whales, Jason Osborne @PaleoExplorer: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jason Osborne CURRENT TITLE:  President/Co-Founder of Paleo Quest AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am the president and co-founder of Paleo Quest, a 501c3 non-profit citizen science organization designed to advance the sciences of paleontology and geology through material contributions to…
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paleontology

Paleontology Student, Dinosaurs, Gary Vecchiarelli @PrehistoricPub: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Gary Vecchiarelli CURRENT TITLE: Paleontology Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My current research involves Triassic beasts from New Mexico.  I have been working under my mentor and good friend, Dr. Axel Hungerbuehler, with the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum for the past…
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geophysics

Astrophysicist, Paleontologist & Geophysicist, John Moffitt @JohnRMoffitt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Moffitt CURRENT TITLE:  Project Manager, Houston Texas.  A former geophysicist, geologist & exploration manager, now designing top drives and other large drilling equipment. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Astrophysicist, Paleontologist, Geologist, Geophysicist, Exploration Manager, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Project Management…
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palaeontologist

Palaeontologist, Dean Lomax @Palaeo7: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dean R. Lomax CURRENT TITLE:  Palaeontologist; Honorary Scientist at the University of Manchester (UK); Honorary Research Associate at Doncaster Museum (UK) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Palaeontology, ichthyosaurs YEARS EXPERIENCE:   8 (unless you count my interest from childhood!) EDUCATION:  I took…
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Assistant Dean/Professor, Paleontology, Dr. Peter Harries: A Day in the GeoLife series

NAME:  Peter Harries CURRENT TITLE:  Professor and Assistant Dean, Office of Graduate Studies, University of South Florida, United States AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Invertebrate Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Field Studies YEARS EXPERIENCE:  21 EDUCATION: BS in Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 1984; PhD in Geological Sciences, University of…
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paleontologist

Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Paleontology, Dr. Benjamin Burger @benjamin_burger: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Burger CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Vertebrate Paleontology (fossil mammals) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  20 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geology, University of Colorado; MS in Anatomy, Stony Brook University in New York; BS in Geology, University of Colorado WEBSITE:  http://www.benjamin-burger.org…
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