Geology for Global Development

From Our Archives: Guest Blogs (2)

blogWe’ve gone back even further into our archives (back to our old blog site in fact!) to bring you some brilliant guest blogs written by students and professionals on topics ranging from water to ocean nutrients! 

**Hydrogeology/Water and Sanitation

Donald John MacAllister – Groundwater Use and Challenges in South Asia

Christopher Barry – Water of Life Project – Safe Drinking Water in Burkina Faso

Geraint Burrows – Hydrogeologists Without Borders

Richard Boak – The Importance of Groundwater Monitoring

**Development and Natural Resources

Rosalie Tostevin – Is there blood in your mobile?

Louisa Fearn – Rethinking development in the age of scarcity and uncertainty

Dr D Vasudevan – Some thoughts on Agrogeology

**Disaster Risk Reduction

Claire Fyson – Earthquake Education in Central Asia


Jonathan Stone – The Social Geologist

Rosalie Tostevin – Ocean Nutrients: Geoscientists have the right balance

Laura Rose Wilson – Attachment with the Geological Survey of the Solomon Islands

Joel is the Founder/Director of Geology for Global Development (@Geo_Dev) an organisation working to support geologists to make a sustainable contribution to the fight against global poverty. He is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a PhD in geography (natural hazards), and research interests in multi-hazard frameworks, disaster risk reduction, rural water projects, and sustainable development. This work has taken him to Chile, China, Guatemala, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Joel is currently based at the British Geological Survey, and tweets at @JoelCGill.