Tag Archive: science

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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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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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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Mud Logger, Mohsen Alshaghdari @mhsenhm: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Mohsen Alshaghdari CURRENT TITLE:  Mud logging geologist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Formation evaluation and sample description YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years experience in the oil field EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s in Geochemistry and Economic Geology in 2010, Sanaa University, Yemen. I made a…
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Tim Yilmaz

Postdoctoral Researcher, Volcanology, Dr. Tim Yilmaz @YilmazTim: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Dr. Tim I. Yilmaz CURRENT TITLE:  Postdoctoral researcher at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU Munich) (@LMU_volc on Twitter), Germany AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 years of education EDUCATION:  I started with my undergraduate studies in…
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Lower Curtis Glacier

Earth Science Artist, Jill Pelto @GlaciogenicArt: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Jill Pelto CURRENT TITLE:  Professional Artist, University of Maine (UMaine) Alumnus AREA OF EXPERTISE: Communication of Scientific Research through Art YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4.5 years undergraduate; 7 years as a field assistant on three separate projects; and 3 years student research…
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glaciology

Glaciology, Pierre Lardeux @PierreEtLaGlace: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Pierre Lardeux CURRENT TITLE: PhD Student AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Glaciology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 3 EDUCATION: PhD candidate, self-funded; Aberystwyth University Athena SWAN Postgraduate Representative, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Centre for Glaciology. WEBSITE: http://icenrock.org What’s your job like? There are…
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Museum Curator, Paolo Viscardi @PaoloViscardi: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Paolo Viscardi CURRENT TITLE:  Curator of the Grant Museum of Zoology, University College, London, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Palaeontology, zoology, biomechanics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  15+ EDUCATION:  I studied biology and geology as a Joint Honours BSc at the…
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