Mr Patrick Bell

Mr Patrick Bell Team Leader Systems Development

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3075

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Biography

  •  2013 : Team Leader of Systems Development
  •  2008 –2013 : Team Leader of Web Systems
  •  1996 –2008 : GIS and web systems specialist, British Geological Survey
  •  1993 –1996 : GIS developer, Forestry Commission
  •  1993 : MSc (Distinction), UCW Aberystwyth, Computer Science
  •  1992 : BSc (Hons) 1st class, UCW Aberystwyth, Geography

Team awards

  •  2013 : Esri UK Conference Best presentation
  •  2011 : AGI Innovation & Best Practice (Highly commended): iGeology
  •  2011 : ESRI International storytelling with maps - 1st place Community Favorite winner for Best Mobile App
  •  2011 : ESRI International storytelling with maps - 3rd place for Best Mobile App
  •  2011 : Esri UK Innovation in Central Government (Highly commended): iGeology
  •  2010 : Esri UK Innovation in Central Government (Highly commended): OpenGeoscience

Current projects and collaboration

Research interests

  • Data services for mobile devices
  • Development of new media capability
  • Scanned imagery and other digital asset delivery
  • Social media harvesting
  • Spatial data infrastructures
  • Spatial data web services and INSPIRE
  • Web mapping
  • Web-based collaborative working
  • Web-based information delivery services

Skills

  • Application development management
  • Project management
  • Server GIS development
  • Spatial data infrastructures
  • Web development

Published outputs

Key papers

POWELL, J, NASH, G, BELL, P 2013 GeoExposures: documenting temporary geological exposures in Great Britain through a citizen-science web site. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association, Volume 124, Issue 4, June 2013, Pages 638–647 DOI information: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pgeola.2012.04.004

POWELL, J, NASH, G, BELL, P 2011 Glimpses of the past. Geoscientist, 21 (11). 7.

SHELLEY, W, MARCHANT, A, BELL, P, WESTHEAD, K, 2011 BGS serves up data-to-go. Geoconnexion UK, Sept/Oct 2011. 70-71.

WESTHEAD, K, BELL, P, JORDAN, C, KINGDON, A 2010 From watercolour to web. Earthwise, 26. 12-13.

ADLAM, K A M., BELL, P D, WILDMAN, G, LAXTON, J L, SMITH, N A, SKARPELI, S, TSAMOURAS, S, 2006. The development of a Geoinformation System for IGME. Proc. 21st Conference for ESRI Users, Athens, Greece. 

BELL, P D, CARELESS, J M, PEDLEY, R C, SMITH, N A, WOOD, B, 2003 A web-based spatial index to the data holdings of the Geological Survey of Ireland: technical documentation. BGS Commissioned Report CR/03/104.

MANKELOW, J M, HATTON, W H, HIGHLEY, D E, COLMAN, T B, PASSMORE, J H, BELL, P D, 2002. The application of mineral information management and delivery systems in the sustainable management of mineral resources. SCOTT, P W & BRISTOW, C M (eds) Industrial Minerals and Extractive Industry Geology. Geological Society, London.

BELL, P D, ADLAM, K A M, BURY, A, CANNELL, B, CARELESS, J M, PASSMORE, J H, PEDLEY, R C 2000 BGS-geoIDS - An Analysis of ESRI's ArcIMS 3.0 and its suitability for implementing a web-based Geoscience Database Index. Technical Report IR/00/11

BELL, P D, PASSMORE, J H, RIDDICK, A T, 2000 The BGS intranet : delivering data to the geologists' desk : In: Earthwise No. 16 (2000) p. 28-29

REES, J G, BELL, P D, NEWSHAM, R, 1998 Modelling Holocene accommodation space and sediment storage within the Humber Estuary : British Geological Survey, Marine Report Series, Technical Report WB/98/052

QUINE, C P, MACKIE, A L, & BELL, P D, 1997 In the Woods with GPS. Mapping Awareness, 11(1), 28-32.

BELL, P D, QUINE, C P, & WRIGHT, J A, 1995 The Use of Digital Terrain Models to Calculate Windiness Scores for the Windthrow Hazard Classification. Scottish Forestry, 49(4), 217-225.