Fiona Fordyce

Dr Fiona FordyceEnvironmental Geochemist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500393

E-mail Fiona Fordyce


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

Research interests

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


  • Geochemistry and health
  • Medical geology
  • Geochemical surveying

Current projects and collaboration

  • Project Leader, Food Standards Agency Scotland Se Content of Scottish Soils and Products
  • Task Leader, Clyde Basin Onshore Geochemistry Project
  • Task Leader, Clyde Basin Groundwater and Soil Pollutants Project
  • Task Leader, Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) Glasgow Soils Project
  • PhD Student (Andrew Broadway), Edinburgh University. Bioaccessibility of Cr, As and Pb in Glasgow Soils
  • MSc Student (Claire Wylie), Edinburgh Veterinary School. Can the Distribution of Cases of Equine Grass Sickness be Explained by Various Soil Factors?
  • International Medical Geology Association (IMGA) Councillor

Professional association

Published outputs