Tag Archive: science

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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curator

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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hydrology

Lecturer in Hydrology, Joshua Larsen @drjoshlarsen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Joshua Larsen CURRENT TITLE:  I am a lecturer in hydrology at the University of Queensland, Australia. AREA OF EXPERTISE: Hydrology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  2+ EDUCATION:  I originally studied geology before doing a PhD in hydrology, both at the University of…
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Freelance Science Writer, Scott K. Johnson @SJvatn: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Scott K. Johnson CURRENT TITLE: Freelance science writer AREA OF EXPERTISE: Geology, hydrogeology, environmental studies YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  4+ I’ve been a freelance science writer for about four years now, but I’ve also taught college introductory geoscience courses and…
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Drilling Rig

Rock-Paper-Fossils? By Kostas Mandilaris @methanol1988 An informative interview with a Professional Hydrogeologist

Hi everyone!  Just a short post to let you know that about a week ago, hydrogeology student, Kostas Mandilaris, asked if he could interview me on my career in hydrogeology, since he will soon be starting an MSc program in…
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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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Geology in Peru with Anna Bidgood @akbidgood Summer 2014

ROCK-HEAD SCIENCES is pleased to announce our first ongoing guest blog by a student who will share her field experiences in Peru throughout the Summer of 2014. Anna Bidgood is currently an undergraduate student who is studying Earth Science at Oxford…
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Undergraduate and Exploration Geologist, Anna Bidgood, @akbidgood: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Anna Bidgood CURRENT TITLE:  Undergraduate and exploration geologist YEARS EXPERIENCE:  1 EDUCATION:  I am currently an undergraduate studying Earth Science at Oxford University. This summer, I am working for a mining company in exploration geology in Peru, looking for copper…
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glacial

UPDATED! Glacial / Quaternary Geomorphology, Dr. Lynda Yorke @DrLyndaYorke: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Lynda Yorke CURRENT TITLE:  Lecturer in Physical Geography AREA OF EXPERTISE:  My background is in fluvial geomorphology and reconstructing river response to change, but during my doctorate, I became much more interested in glacial histories, sedimentology and Quaternary landforms….
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