Tag Archive: science

geostatistics

NEW! Associate Professor, Geostatistics, Michael Pyrcz @GeostatsGuy: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Michael Pyrcz CURRENT TITLE:  Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geostatistical Modeling, Spatial, Multivariate Statistical Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin (3 months); Senior Staff Research Scientist, Earth Science…
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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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District Paleontologist, ReBecca Hunt-Foster @paleochick: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: ReBecca Hunt-Foster CURRENT TITLE: Canyon Country District Paleontologist, Utah Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mesozoic Vertebrate Paleontology AREA OF EXPERTISE: My current research includes a study of Early Cretaceous ornithomimosaurs from North America, along with an additional research project on the…
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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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lunar

Elemental Lunar Research, Nicci Potts @nicci_potts: GeoProject Series

NAME:  Nicci Potts BACKGROUND:  I’m a postdoctoral researcher in the School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (UK). I started out with a BSc in Geological Sciences, University of Leeds, and then I did a MSc in Geochemistry also…
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Graduate Student, Hydroseismicity, Cortney Cameron: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Cortney Cameron CURRENT TITLE: Graduate Student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydroseismicity EDUCATION: A.B., Duke University; M.S. Candidate, North Carolina Central University, United States What’s your job like? As a graduate student, I divvy my time between research and associated responsibilities, classes and homework, and…
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volcanic experiment

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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Jr Policy Officer, European Polar Board, Joseph Nolan @NolanJosephE: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Joseph Nolan CURRENT TITLE:  Junior Policy Officer at the European Polar Board (EPB) AREA OF EXPERTISE:  European polar research; science policy YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  ~1.5 years of experience spread out over the 5 or so while completing my degrees….
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Science TV Producer, Dr. Helen Quinn @quinney17: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Helen Quinn CURRENT TITLE:  Science Producer for TV documentaries AREA OF EXPERTISE:  I have been working in television documentaries for about ten years, specialising in programmes about Earth Sciences. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION:  I was lucky enough…
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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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Geography Teacher, Benjamin Newbury @GeoNewbz: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Newbury CURRENT TITLE:  Geography teacher outside of Lincoln in England AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Geopolitics of the Arctic Circle and using information and communication technology (ICT) within the classroom YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 incredible but hardworking years EDUCATION:  I started…
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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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