03: Kent Brooks – The kindling of a 50-year career studying East Greenland

By Julie Hollis

Julie Hollis

In this episode, we hear from Kent Brooks, Emeritus Professor from the Geological Museum in Copenhagen, about how his fifty-year career, studying the geology of Greenland, was kindled. And about his first – very memorable – field season in east Greenland in 1965.


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For the past twenty years, Julie Hollis has worked in leading roles in government geoscience in Greenland, Denmark and Australia, managing geological mapping and regional geoscience programs to promote mineral exploration investment. She is passionate about both geology and about communicating science – writing for academic journals, trade magazines, and popular science websites. She has a PhD in Geology and a Masters in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh.