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paleontologist

Assistant Professor, Vertebrate Paleontology, Dr. Benjamin Burger @benjamin_burger: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Benjamin Burger CURRENT TITLE:  Assistant Professor AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Vertebrate Paleontology (fossil mammals) YEARS EXPERIENCE:  20 EDUCATION:  PhD in Geology, University of Colorado; MS in Anatomy, Stony Brook University in New York; BS in Geology, University of Colorado WEBSITE:  http://www.benjamin-burger.org…
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Dave Eden

Senior Manager, Gold Mining, Dave Eden: A Day in the GeoLife Series @tarwathie

NAME:  Dave Eden CURRENT TITLE:  Senior Manager, Technical Services with a gold mining company AREA OF EXPERTISE:  International gold mining. I work in the geology department of corporate Technical Services, where I manage the preparation of mineral resource and reserve…
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Alpine Fault Zone

PhD Candidate, Structural Geology, Andrew Cross: A Day in the GeoLife Series @TectonoAndy

NAME:  Andrew Cross CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Candidate AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Structural geology and rock deformation, New Zealand YEARS EXPERIENCE:  3 EDUCATION: MESci Geology with Geophysics (University of Liverpool) WEBSITE:  http://www.otago.ac.nz/geology/people/students/cross/index.html What’s your job like? I am a final year graduate…
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Geoscientist, Matt Hall: A Day in the GeoLife Series @kwinkunks

NAME:  Matt Hall CURRENT TITLE:  Geoscientist AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Exploration Geoscience YEARS EXPERIENCE:  17 EDUCATION:  Finished PhD in sedimentology in 1997, University of Manchester, UK. Registered Professional Geoscientist in Nova Scotia, Canada. WEBSITE:  http://www.agilegeoscience.com/ What’s my job like? I co-own…
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What’s a typical day like as a geologist? ‘A Day in the Life’ series from professionals for students

I’ve often been asked what my day is like as a geologist.  I usually ramble on and on about what I do, but I’ve never put it down in writing so students or anyone else interested could gain an understanding…
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Why Go Green?

Why Go Green?

Yesterday, I heard about another aquifer that can no longer be used as a drinking water supply. Years of radioactivity in the area has contaminated the aquifer, and now concentrations are way above safe drinking water standards. This is another…
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So, who’s the Rock Head?

I’ve been told for years that all I have are rocks in my head, so I thought I’d start a blog to shake some of them out and clear my thoughts as I journey onward in this interesting, yet hectic…
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