Dr Tim Duffy

Dr Tim Duffy Senior Scientific Officer

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 378

E-mail Dr Tim Duffy


  •  BSc and MSc in Ecology and Computer Science
  •  Member of UK Location Programme Architecture & Interoperability Board
  •  2011 :  PhD 'An Environmental Information System for Planners' (University of Edinburgh)
  •  2000 :  BGS Murchison House working on BGS GIS information system projects including World bank and EU funded projects in India, Georgia, Africa
  •  1983 –2012 :  NERC

Current projects and collaboration

  •  Co-chair OneGeology (Global) Technical Working Group
  •  Member of INSPIRE (EU) Services Team of the INSPIRE Initial Operating Capability Team
  •  Member of IUGS-CGI Interoperability Working Group (managing development of GeoSciML)
  •  Member of UK Location Programme Download Services Task and Finish Group
  •  Member of UK Location Programme Metadata Working Group
  •  Member of a NERC SIS group
  •  Project leader for (OGC) Interoperability, AEGOS (EU African-European SDI project), Scottish Government SSDI
  •  Task leader for Geospatial data web services and INSPIRE, OneGeology (Global) Technical


  •  Conceptual Model Development
  •  GIS Application
  •  Project Administration
  •  Systems and Data Analysis
  •  Web GIS Development

Professional association

  •  Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) including Chartered Information System Practitioner (CITP) status.

Research interests

  •  GIS, XML and the WWW including INSPIRE and OneGeology implementation