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Karst Hydrology, Andreas Hartmann @sub_heterogenty: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Andreas Hartmann CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer at the University of Freiburg, Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Karst hydrology, hydrological modeling, model development and evaluation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  9 years of experience in research and teaching EDUCATION:  PhD in Hydrology WEBSITE:  http://www.subsurface-heterogeneity.com TWITTER: @sub_heterogenty…
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Assistant Professor, Volcanology, Alison Graettinger @AlisonGraetting: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Alison Graettinger UPDATED POST: DECEMBER 30, 2016 NEW TITLE: Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology CAREER UPDATE: Following 3.5 years of life as a postdoc, I have now started working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences…
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Researcher, Water Resources, Mike Simpson @mike_simpson_82: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mike Simpson CURRENT TITLE: Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology and water resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 2 years post-PhD EDUCATION: BSc in Biology from Edinburgh University, MSc and PhD in Water Resources from Imperial College London WEBSITE: http://www.eci.ox.ac.uk/people/msimpson.html TWITTER: @mike_simpson_82 What’s…
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Updated! Bioglaciology, Dr. Joseph Cook @tothepoles: A Day in the GeoLife Series

UPDATED: April 9, 2016 NAME: Joseph Cook CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant (PDRA), University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (UK) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I am currently working on the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) Black and Bloom project which aims to determine…
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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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Palaeoecologist, John Carson @DrJohnCarson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  John Carson CURRENT TITLE:  Post-doctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Tropical palaeoecology, YEARS EXPERIENCE:  9 EDUCATION:  Undergraduate degree in Geology and Archaeology (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom), Masters in Environmental Reconstruction (University of Manchester, United Kingdom), and PhD in Tropical…
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Director, Life & Physical Science, Dr. Phil Ashworth @RioParana: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Professor Phil Ashworth CURRENT TITLE:  Director of Research and Development for the Life and Physical Sciences at the University of Brighton. Also, Professor of Physical Geography. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  River dynamics, fluvial sedimentology, geomorphology, alluvial architecture, hydrocarbon reservoir characterisation YEARS…
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PhD Student, Water Resources, Jimmy O’Keeffe: A Day in the GeoLife Series @Jimmy_Okeeffe

NAME:  Jimmy O’Keeffe CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student at Imperial College London AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Water resources YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  Almost 5 years in consultancies in the UK and Ireland; mainly on a variety of water resource and land contamination projects….
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Associate Professor, Paleoclimatology, @DanPeppe: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dan Peppe CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor of Geology (Update: Promoted to Associate Professor in Spring 2015!) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Paleobotany, paleoclimatology, sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  11 (5 as graduate student, 1 as post-doc, 5 as Assistant Professor)…
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Postdoc Research Assistant, Glaciology, Dr. Matt Westoby @MattWestoby: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Matt Westoby CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Department of Geography, Northumbria University, Newcastle, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glacial hazards / high-mountain glaciology; numerical dam-breach and outburst flood modelling; high-resolution topographic surveying methods for glaciological applications (TLS, SfM, etc.) YEARS…
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Research Assistant, Volcanic Hazards, Elaine Smid @lavabombs: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Elaine Smid CURRENT TITLE:  Research Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic Hazards YEARS EXPERIENCE:  6 EDUCATION: B.A. Environmental Science, University of Virginia (2000); M.S. Geology & Geophysics, University of Hawai’i at Manoa (2004); PhD in progress, University of Auckland WEBSITE:…
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Intern, Structural Geologist, Timothy Sherry @tsherryUSA: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Timothy J Sherry CURRENT TITLE:  Earth Science Intern, Geology & Geophysical Operations, Chevron AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural and Earthquake Geology YEARS EXPERIENCE:  2 EDUCATION: Wrapping up MSc at McGill University WEBSITE: http://upsection.blogspot.com What’s your job like? When most people hear the…
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PhD Candidate, Geomagnetism & Palaeomagnetism: A Day in the GeoLife Series @LauRob85

NAME:  Laura CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geomagnetism/palaeomagnetism YEARS EXPERIENCE:  I’m about to submit my thesis, so I’ve been doing my PhD for nearly 4 years. Prior to that I was an environmental consultant for 3 years. EDUCATION:…
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