Tag Archive: volcanology

PostDoc Research Associate, Volcanology, Dr. Katie Preece @KatieJPreece: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Katie Preece CURRENT TITLE: Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC), University of Glasgow, United Kingdom AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, igneous petrology, 40Ar/39Ar geochronology YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 10 EDUCATION: I did my first degree, a 4-year undergraduate…
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Research Geologist, Dr. Jessica Ball @Tuff_Cookie: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Dr. Jessica Ball CURRENT TITLE: Research Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology, science communication EDUCATION: BSc (4 years), PhD (5 years), Policy Fellow (1 year), Postdoc (3 years) WEBSITE: http://blogs.agu.org/magmacumlaude TWITTER: @Tuff_Cookie What’s your job like? My job is…
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Science Educator @basalticcraver: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Carver CURRENT TITLE: Educational Consultant/Resident Scientist AREA OF EXPERTISE: Science Education EDUCATION: I got my BS in Geosciences, then my Masters in Geosciences took 2 years. However, I’ve worked with education-based summer sailing programs seasonally for the last 8 years, so…
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Research Student, Volcanology, Ailsa Naismith @AilsaNaismith: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Ailsa Naismith CURRENT TITLE: First-year postgraduate research student at the University of Bristol AREA OF EXPERTISE: I use a variety of geophysical techniques to understand the eruptive activity of the active Fuego volcano in southern Guatemala. I’m also interested in…
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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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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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PhD Candidate, Volcanology, Geoff Lerner @Tyranakisaurus: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Geoff Lerner CURRENT TITLE: PhD Candidate (University of Auckland, New Zealand) EXPERTISE: Volcanology and Paleomagnetism EXPERIENCE: 4 years doing research EDUCATION: MSc Geology (Università degli studi Milano-Bicocca, Italy), MS Geology (Michigan Tech University, United States), BS Geological Sciences (Tufts…
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Doctorate Researcher, Volcanology, Jamie Farquharson @JI_Farquharson: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Jamie Farquharson CURRENT TITLE:  Doctorate Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanic rock deformation, permeability of volcanic systems. YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of PhD research. EDUCATION:  PhD in Experimental Volcanology (University de Strasbourg, France); MSc in Volcanology and Geological Hazards…
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PhD Student, Volcanology, Claire Harnett @claire_harnett1: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Claire Harnett CURRENT TITLE:  PhD Student at the University of Leeds AREA OF EXPERTISE:  Volcanology and geomechanics YEARS OF EXPERIENCE:  3 years of laboratory experience at the University of Portsmouth EDUCATION:  BSc Geological Hazards at the University of Portsmouth….
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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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UPDATED! Geothermal Studies, Helen Robinson @Geology_Helen: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Helen Robinson CURRENT TITLE: Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom (UK) UPDATE 1/29/18! Helen is now a Research Assistant with the Climate Justice Fund at the University of Strathclyde. She’s doing sustainable hydrogeology for geothermal development…
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Volcanology, Nathan Magnall @NathanMagnall: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME:  Nathan Magnall CURRENT TITLE:  PhD student AREA OF EXPERTISE: Volcanology, specifically effusive rhyolite and basaltic eruptions YEARS OF EXPERIENCE: 1 year as a PhD student EDUCATION:  I attained a Geology MESci (undergraduate and Master’s) from the University of Liverpool, United…
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Hazard & Risk Management, Sally Potter @SallyHPotter: A Day in the GeoLife Series

NAME: Sally Potter CURRENT TITLE:  Hazard and Risk Management Researcher AREA OF EXPERTISE: I have worked for a Regional Council as a hydro-technician and emergency manager; as a consultant on natural hazard management projects; as a PhD student researching volcanology…
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