Helen is a PhD student at Monash University in collaboration with University of Toulouse. Her PhD work is part of the West African Exploration Intiative (WAXI). You can read more about her work here. It occurred whilst I was sweating away in a cocoa plantation on the hunt for outcrop, in the hope of furthering our understanding […]
Brandon Alessio is a PhD student at the University of Adelaide. His project utilities an array of methods to better understand the tectonic geography of central Africa during the Neoproterozoic. His favorite mineral is Yoderite.
Sarah Falkowski did her Geosciences BSc studies at the University of Bremen, Germany, and her MSc studies at the universities of Bremen, Germany, and Waikato, New Zealand. Since her masters thesis, she focuses her research on the influences of tectonics and climate-driven surface processes on active orogens. She quantifies those processes through thermo- and geochronologic […]
Anna is a PhD student at Oxford University. You can read more about her adventures here. This summer I spent a month working in the Indian Himalayas, looking at rocks that have been subducted to depths of 100km beneath the surface of the earth. These rocks are known as Ultra-High-Pressure (UHP) rocks and contain minerals such […]
Norway is well known for its fjords, narrow seaways that are bounded by steep cliffs dropping from sheer heights into even deeper waters. 80 kilometers north of Norway’s second largest city, Bergen, we find the most impressive fjords of them all – the Sognefjord being the longest and deepest. I am, however, not coming to […]