Staff Profiles

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Dr Colm Jordan

Principal Remote Sensing Geologist

  • 2007 –current : Team Leader of Earth and Planetary Observation and Monitoring
  • 3D visualisation
  • Digital mapping and GIS
  • Geological mapping in Quaternary terrains
  • Geomorphological mapping
  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation
  • Research and project leadership
Luke bateson photo Luke Bateson
  • 3D Visualisation
  • Geological mapping
  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation
  • Interpretation of radar derived ground motion information
  • Providing training
  • Research and project leadership
  • Service design and communication
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Dr Kay Smith

Remote Sensing Geologist

  • 3D Visualisation using SocetSet and Geovisionary
  • ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, ER Mapper, NERC ARSF (azgcorr & azexhdf) for remote sensing data visualisation, manipulation and interpretation
  • GIS (ArcGIS)
  • Programming in IDL, UNIX, HTML, C++
  • VMSG2014 Local Organising Committee
Claire Fleming photo Claire Fleming
  • ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, ER Mapper, NERC ARSF (azgcorr & azexhdf) for remote sensing data visualisation, manipulation and interpretation
  • Spectral collection and interpretation
  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation
  • Event organisation and management
  • Hyperspectral image pre-processing and interpretation
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Gisela Ager

Remote sensing geoscientist

  • Manager of the BGS digital aerial photography dataset
  • SocetSet support and training
  • 3D visualisation (including SocetSet and Geovisionary)
  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation (ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, ER Mapper, NERC ARSF software)
  • GIS (ArcGIS)
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Dr Francesca Cigna

Remote Sensing Geoscientist

  • Earth observation and monitoring
  • Radar interferometry
  • InSAR and PSI monitoring of geohazards affecting urban and rural environments

UK and International Representation

ISPRS: Colm Jordan

NEODAAS: Colm Jordan on Steering Committee

UK Space Agency, EO Advisory Committee: Colm Jordan

NERC ARSF: Colm Jordan on Steering Committee

RSPSoc: Colm Jordan RSPSoc Chairman, Kay Smith chair of Technical Programmes Committee, Francesca Cigna Disaster Risk Reduction Committee Secretary

GRSG: Luke Bateson Treasurer, Claire Fleming Lifetime Member

Additional Staff

Several other staff members provide valuable support.

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Jennifer Bow

Information Systems/GIS and Remote Sensing Officer

  • ASTER satellite imagery processing
  • Socetset project set-up
  • GIS support and project work
  • SIGMAmobile project set-up
  • Trainer for: SIGMAdesktop (GSD) Refresher, Socetset, and SIGMAmobile
  • Software: ESRI ArcGIS, ERDAS Imagine, Socetset and ENVI
  • Provides SocetSet support for BGS North