Supervisor profile #4: Dr Frances Cooper

Dr Frances Cooper BHP Billiton Lecturer PhD (2008) “Exhumation of the northern Snake Range metamorphic core complex, Nevada” 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) I tested different models for how the metamorphic rocks of the northern Snake Range were brought to the surface from the middle-lower […]

Supervisor profile #3: Dr Matt Watson

Dr Matt Watson Senior Lecturer in Natural Hazards PhD (2000) “Remote Sensing of Tropospheric Volcanic Plumes” 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) I used ground- and satellite-based data to quantify volcanic emissions in order to look at volcanic plumbing systems and plume chemistry.

Supervisor profile #2 – Professor Mike Kendall

Professor Mike Kendall Professor in Earth Sciences PhD (1992) “Contributions to the theory and modelling of seismic waves in anisotropic inhomogeneous media” Supervisor: Prof. C.J. Thomson Originally posted on the EGU Blog Network 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) Developed theory and numerical methods to track seismic […]

Supervisor profile #1 – Professor Jon Blundy

Professor Jon Blundy Professorial Research Fellow in Petrology PhD (1989) “The Geology of the Southern Adamello Massif” 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) I studied granites of the Adamello Batholith in the Italian Alps. Rocks that posed the questions that have framed my entire career.