Tag Archive: rocks

Geothermal Power Communicator, Dr. Hazel Gibson @iamhazelgibson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Hazel Gibson CURRENT TITLE: Research Fellow in Public Perception of Geothermal Power AREA OF EXPERTISE: I work in Geoscience Cognition and Communication; basically how people think about geoscience, and how that influences how they talk about it. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Experience…
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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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meteorites

Research Student, Meteorites, Ricardo Neto @meteor_man1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ricardo Neto CURRENT TITLE: Master’s student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Research area is on meteoritics related to the chondrites petrology, metamorphism and mineral chemistry. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: With four years of expertise in petrography and scanning electron microscopy of terrestrial rocks and meteorites,…
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planetary

Nanoscale Planetary Researcher, Josh Einsle @JEinsle: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua (Josh) F. Einsle CURRENT TITLE: Post-Doctoral Research Associate AREA OF EXPERTISE: Multi-scale Microscopy, nanoscale analytical characterisation, nanofabrication, sample preparation including Focused Ion Beam, SEM , S/TEM, x-ray micro and nano tomography YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 16 (10 years industry, 6 years in academics)…
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geology professor

Associate Geology Professor, Dr. Meagen Pollock @meagenpollock: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Meagen Pollock CURRENT TITLE: Associate Professor of Geology at a small liberal arts college AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use lava chemistry to understand how volcanoes work. I mostly work on volcanoes that erupt under water or ice. I’m also interested in…
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Jr. Research Fellow, Structural Geology, Ritabrata @tatairbd: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ritabrata CURRENT TITLE: Junior Research Fellow AREA OF EXPERTISE: Structural Geology, Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology EDUCATION: Currently pursuing a PhD at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, since 2015 (2 years to be completed in July); Master of Science in Geology (highest degree earned…
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moon rock

PostDoc Researcher, Lunar Volatiles, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Nicci Potts CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Experimental petrology, volatile elements, planetary interiors, lunar volatiles, lunar petrology. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  7 years experience [I spent a year as a research assistant during my MSc, 2 years MSc, 4 years…
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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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New Video: Budding Paleontologist

Budding paleontologist, Autumn Jacobson, shows her rock and hammer skills!

UPDATED! Geohydrologic Data Manager, Sandie Will @RockHeadScience: A Day in the Geolife Series

NAME:  Sandie Will CURRENT TITLE:  Geohydrologic Data Manager/Professional Geologist (P.G.) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Management, Leadership, Hydrogeology, Hydrostratigraphy, Water Resources YEARS EXPERIENCE:  18 – my experience includes 10 years in environmental consulting and 8 years with a state water agency. EDUCATION:  Bachelor of Science, Geology,…
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Professor Bentley

Geology Professor, Callan Bentley @callanbentley: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Callan Bentley CURRENT TITLE: Chancellor’s Commonwealth Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, Virginia. I also blog at Mountain Beltway, tweet at @callanbentley, and serve as a contributing editor for EARTH magazine. AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geology, teaching YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:…
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GSI Geologist, Rajesh Sagotra @sagotrasagotra: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Rajesh Sagotra CURRENT TITLE: Geologist – Geological Survey of India (GSI) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Limestone Investigation YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  5 EDUCATION:  B.SC in Geology from Prince of Wales College; M.SC Geology University of Jammu, India TWITTER:  @sagotrasagotra What’s your job like? Being…
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