Careers for Geoscientists Video
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The Careers for Geoscientists video introduces the breadth of scope of
the geosciences, including atmosphere, oceans, and the solid-Earth.
Through interviews with individual practicing geoscientists discussing
current projects, the nature of a career working in the geosciences is
revealed. A discussion of the opportunities and adventures of travel,
working outdoors, and using state-of-the-art technology is presented
through this rare glimpse into the work-a-day world of geoscientists.
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Geoscientists interviewed include:
- William Boicourt, Physical Oceanography, Center for Environmental Sciences
Studying currents in the Chesapeake Bay to determine how fish populations grow.
- Dan Denson, Exploration Petroleum Geologist, Texaco - Exploring for Oil in the Deep Waters off of Nigeria.
- Christopher Henry, Research Geologist, Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology - Developing Detailed Geologic Maps in Support of the economic and
public safety needs of the State of Nevada.
- Kyle House, Geomorphologist, Desert Research Institute - Determining the ancient flood history of rivers in the Western US (even by using Beer Cans!)
- Elizabeth Jones, Exploration Geologist, Kennecott Exploration Company - Exploring for Economic Gold Deposits.
- Bruce Molnia, Research Geologist, US Geological Survey - Examining Global Change issues on the Bering Glacier, Alaska.
- Jennifer Reber, Geochemist, Amoco Exploration and Production - Studying the Source Rocks of Petroleum, and Managing the Technology Issues of a
Major Oil Company.
- Christopher Strong, Meteorologist, National Weather Service - Collecting Data and Developing and Issuing Weather Forecasts.
- John Van Wagoner, Stratigrapher, Exxon Production Research Company - Understanding Earth History Issues related to the development of petroleum
- Debra Williams, Environmental Geologist, City of Austin, Texas - Protecting the water quality of the City of Austin.
- Carole Wright, Geophysicist, Landmark Developing Advanced Technology Solutions for Petroleum Exploration.
Videotape, item #800857
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