Miss Rachel Heaven

Miss Rachel Heaven

Computational Geoscientist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3382

E-mail Miss Rachel Heaven

Biography

  •  2000 : Computational Geoscientist, British Geological Survey
  •  1995 –2000 : Geophysicist, British Geological Survey
  •  1991 –1994 : University of Leeds BSc. Geophysical Sciences

Current projects and collaboration

  • Geovault: non-seismic geophysical data repository, web interface for access to proprietary, spec and released data (successor to Fieldbank)
  • Groundhog web drawing tool: synthetic boreholes and section images from 3D geological model data
  • iGeology3D : augmented reality geological data visualisation
  • Supervision of PhD research using BGS vocabularies for semantic annotation, information retrieval and ontology alignment
  • Linked Data publication of BGS vocabularies

Skills

  • Database, web and mobile application development
  • Geographic metadata standards (ISO 19115, 19139, UK GEMINI, INSPIRE)
  • Geoscience thesaurus and ontology development
  • Spatial database and web mapping (Oracle spatial, ArcGIS)

Boards and committees

  •  2015 – ongoing : W3C/OGC Spatial Data on the Web Working Group
  •  2012 – ongoing : CGI-IUGS Geoscience Terminology Working Group
  •  2003 –2012 : CGI-IUGS Multi Lingual Thesaurus Working Group

Published outputs