Fiona Fordyce

Ms Fiona Fordyce

Senior Environmental Geochemist

Location: BGS Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 393

E-mail Fiona Fordyce

ORCID: 0000-0002-4761-9

Published outputs

Biography

  • 1991 – ongoing : Environmental Geochemist, British Geological Survey
  • 1989 –1990 : Oilfield Scale Research Group, Heriot-Watt University
  • 1988 –1989 : Analytical Assistant, British Geological Survey
  • 1984 –1988 : BSc(Hons) University of St Andrews, Geology

Boards and committees

  • 2016 – ongoing : UK Representative to the EuroGeoSurveys Geochemistry Expert Group
  • 2012 – ongoing : Member of the Scottish Health Protection Network (SHPN)Environment and Public Health Group
  • 1994 –1996 : Scientific Secretariat Forum of European Geological Surveys (FOREGS) Geochemistry Working Group
  • 1993 –1997 : Scientific Secretariat: International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) Global Geochemical Baselines Project

Current projects and collaboration

  • – ongoing Task Leader, Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) and Clyde Urban Super Project (CUSP) Geochemistry Projects
  • – ongoing EPSRC Statistics of Environmental Change,Resources and Ecosystems (SECURE) Network.
  • – ongoing Daphne Jackson Trust Fellow (Dr Solveigh Lass-Evans) Clyde Basin Stream Sediment Quality Project
  • – ongoing PhD Student (Andrew Broadway), Edinburgh University. Bioaccessibility of Cr, As and Pb in Glasgow Soils
  • 2007 –2016 : MSc Student (Claire Wylie), Edinburgh Veterinary School. Can the Distribution of Cases of Equine Grass Sickness be Explained by Various Soil Factors?
  • – ongoing PhD Student (Gavin Sim), Edinburgh University. CHROMATICS – Chromium speciation, transport and fate in Clyde catchment soils, sediments and waters: understanding Cr mobility in urban-industrial environments
  • – ongoing PhD Student (Sarah Donoghue), Edinburgh University. PRELUDE: PREdictive modelling of Lead concentrations Using g-base Datasets for urban Environments.

Professional association

Research interests

  • Environmental geochemistry
  • Geochemical surveying
  • Geochemistry and health
  • Medical geology
  • Urban geochemistry

Skills

  • Geochemical surveying
  • Geochemistry and health
  • Medical geology