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About Evelyn

Evelyn samples carbonate rock in Oman.

Evelyn obtained a B.A. double major in Earth Sciences and Arabic Language & Literature from Dartmouth College in 2006 and a Ph.D. in Marine Geology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in 2012. For her Ph.D. thesis research, Evelyn studied timescales of natural carbonation of peridotite in the Samail Ophiolite in the Sultanate of Oman. In addition, Evelyn obtained an M.Sc. in Carbon Management from The University of Edinburgh in 2021.

Evelyn currently works as a geoscientist for Anglo American and is based in Australia. She previously worked as a climate change specialist and geologist for De Beers and was based in South Africa for eight years. You can see more on her LinkedIn page here.

Working a busy full time job and being a mom doesn’t leave Evelyn with much free time. However, when she does have some rare free time, she enjoys jogging, kayaking, reading, and knitting… and blogging, of course! Her time at MIT also made her into a bit of a Trekkie, and her dream job is to work as a geologist for Starfleet.

Evelyn travels often, but her home base is Brisbane, where she lives with her geologist husband, her son, one dog, and three cats.

If you would like to contact Evelyn, you may send her an email at: georneysblog (at) gmail (dot) com.