Geology for Global Development

Friday Photo (120) – Pacaya Lava Flows


Basaltic Lava Flows From the Eruption of Pacaya, Guatemala, in 2010

(Credit: Joel Gill, 2014)

(This image, and others taken in Guatemala, is available for free use (subject to terms and conditions) from the EGU Image Repository)

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.