Mathias Köster is a geologist and doctoral candidate at the Chair of Engineering Geology, Technische Universität München. His passion for clay and industrial mineral deposits has taken him from the Bavarian countryside to the Basin and Range province in Arizona, always looking for interesting rocks. He applies various methods, with a focus on X-ray diffraction […]
Amelia Penny is a second-year PhD student at the University of Edinburgh’s School of GeoSciences. She is working on the palaeoecology of early calcified animals in the Nama Group, and redox conditions across the Precambrian-Cambrian boundary. She occasionally blogs at Life in Deep Time about geology, deep time and science in general. The late Ediacaran Period […]
Searching for Evidence of Giant Asteroid Impacts on the Early Earth Don Lowe is the Max Steineke Professor in Earth Sciences at Stanford University. Much of his research focuses on rocks older than 3.0 billion-years-old and aims to use sedimentary principles to investigate early surface environments, the nature and role of early organisms, the role of […]
Pieter is a geochronologist at University College London with interests in thermochronology, cosmogenic nuclides, provenance studies and aeolian geomorphology. You can read more about his research here.
Andrew is a postdoc in the Experimental Studies of Planetary Materials (ESPM) group at Washington University in St. Louis. You can find him on Twitter @TectonoAndy and learn more about his research here.