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Accretionary Wedge #61: Geo-jobs!

For October’s Accretionary Wedge, I asked what you did in your geoscience job. Martin Bentley works in a small geotechnical engineering company in South Africa, where he does a lot of borehole logging fieldwork, along with report creation and administration. The Gallivanting … Continue reading

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Geo-Job: On how to be a Geophysicist

I’ve written before about how I love field geophysics, and find the job to be a mix of James Bond villain meets MacGyver. The post has spawned some questions, with emails to me from proto-geophysicists asking how to get from … Continue reading

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#61 October 2013: What do you do?

I’ve been getting emails from students and proto-geos trying to understand what the practical differences of the various geoscience jobs are: how is geophysics different than geochemistry? What coursework is helpful if you’re too far along to switch majors, but … Continue reading

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