Gerald Raab received his Bachelor of Science in 2012 and his Master of Science in 2015, both in Earth Sciences at the Graz University of Technology (Austria). He obtained his PhD in Earth System Sciences in 2019 from the University of Zürich (UZH, Switzerland). Since July 2021, he is affiliated with Dalhousie University, Canada. He uses quantitative methods in geosciences (e.g. geochemistry, geochronology) to help the understanding of dynamic earth processes.