Podcast Tag: Geoscientists Without Borders

Episode 220: Revealing Lost Legacies with Geophysics (Rob Stewart & Jim White)

“The respect and honor that we give to our predecessors really indicate what kind of character we have.”

This episode explores the first Geoscientists without Borders (GWB) project in the United States. Host Andrew Geary speaks with the project lead, Rob Stewart, and SEG Executive Director Jim White about using the power of geophysical techniques to uncover and restore forgotten African American cemeteries. As we navigate the complexities of modern urban development and the preservation of sacred sites, this episode illuminates the critical role of geophysicists and GWB in humanitarian efforts, the importance of community engagement, and the profound connections we forge with our history.

Episode 199: How geophysics keeps people safe

Steve Roche discusses his current Geoscientists without Borders project addressing volcano preparedness in Guatemala. Steve provides his on-the-ground perspective of the project. He offers what has been accomplished and his vision for the project’s future. This podcast takes joy in highlighting the humanitarian work of geophysicists worldwide. And this conversation is no exception in sharing how geophysics can impact communities through using the tools and knowledge that geophysicists have to give. And Steve is the perfect guest to showcase all that can be accomplished.

Episode 170: Improving lives with geophysics – A GWB Story

Professors Kirsten Nicholson and Klaus Neumann lead a Geoscientists without Borders (GWB) project to find safe drinking water for two communities in the Sagarmatha National Park, Nepal. In this episode, you hear exclusively from Kirsten and Klaus as they take you on a journey from discovering the need for this project to what they hope they will contribute to these communities. This is a powerful example of the significant contribution geoscientists can make when focused on a meaningful project for a local community.

Episode 112: International partnership for volcano early warning – A GWB story

In this special episode, Seismic Soundoff features SEG’s humanitarian program, Geoscientists Without Borders (GWB). We highlight Silvio De Angelis’s project to create an international partnership to develop volcano monitoring capacities in Guatemala. This episode will inspire listeners to the usefulness of applied geophysics and the unique funding opportunities through GWB.

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