Mr Lee Jones

Mr Lee Jones Engineering Geologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3322

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  •  2000 –Present :  Project Leader: Ground Shrinkage Hazards
  •  1999 :  B.Eng.(Hons), Nottingham Trent University, Civil Engineering
  •  1990 –Present :  Engineering Geologist, British Geological Survey

Research interests

  •  Engineering Geology
  •  Engineering Surveying, Geological Hazard Assessment, Mapping & Interpretation
  •  Geotechnical & Geophysical Soil & Rock Properties Laboratory and Field Testing, Analysis & Modelling
  •  Specialist Terrestrial LiDAR & GNSS Surveying

Professional association

  •  Schools Liason, Engineering Group of the Geological Society, London
  •  Treasurer, East Midlands Regional Group of the Geological Society, London
  •  2009 :  Member of the Subsidence Forum
  •  2000 :  Fellow of the Geological Society, London
  •  1994 :  Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, London

Published outputs

Key papers

1997 Gunn, D.A., Jones, L.D., Raines, M.G., Entwisle, D.C. and Hobbs, P.R.N. Correcting Laboratory Thermal Measurements for Application to the Rock Mass. Proc. 3rd European Engineering Geology Conference. University of Newcastle. 10-14 September, 1997.

1998 Gunn, D.A., Jones, L.D., McCann, D.M. and Culshaw, M.G. The Effects of Normal Consolidation and Partial Saturation on the Seismic Properties of Marine Sediments. Proc. Oceanology International 98 Conference. Brighton Metropole. 10-13 March, 1998.

2000 Hobbs, P.R.N. and Jones, L.D. Clay shrinkage research at the British Geological Survey. Slips, Shrinks, and Swells – Clay Minerals & Geotechnics. Joint Meeting of the Clay Minerals Group of the Mineralogical Society and Engineering Group of the Geological Society. Keyworth, Nottingham, Dec 2000.

2000 Hobbs, P.R.N., Jones, L.D., Northmore, K.J. and Entwisle, D.C. Shrinkage behaviour of some tropical clays. In: Rahardjo, Toll, D. and Leong (eds.), Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT-ASIA 2000, Singapore. A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 675-680.

2003 Gunn, D.A., Jones, L. D., Raines, M. G., Entwisle, D. C. and Hobbs, P. R. N. Laboratory measurement and correction of thermal properties for application to the rock mass. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 23(6): 773-791.

2003 Rowlands, K. A., Jones, L. D. and Whitworth M. Landslide laser scanning: a new look at an old problem. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology. 36, 155-157.

2004 Jones, L.D. Cracking open the property market. Planet Earth, Autumn 2004, 30-31.

2006 Donnelly, L., Jones, L.D., Palmer, M. and Dilkes, C. Engineering geological and geotechnical aspects of the Soufriere Hills volcanic eruption, Montserrat. IAEG2006 Engineering Geology for tomorrow’s cities. Nottingham, UK, September 2006.

2006 Hobbs, P.R.N. and Jones, L.D. Shrink Rethink. Ground Engineering magazine, publ: Emap Construct, January 2006, 24-25.

2007 Jones, L.D. The application of terrestrial LiDAR to Volcano Monitoring – An example from the Montserrat Volcano Observatory. Civil Engineering Surveyor magazine , publ: Buxton Press, November 2007, 21-23.

2009 Jones, L.D. Montserrat. Seconds from Catastrophe? Living with an active volcano. Teaching Earth Science. 34, No. 1, 20-23.

2010 Donnelly, L.J., Jones, L.D. and Ojeda, J. Landslides and mining hazards in Columbia, South America. International Association of Engineering Geology, Auckland, New Zealand, 5-10 Sept 2010.

2010 Hobbs, P.; Gibson, A.; Jones, L.; Poulton, C.; Jenkins, G.; Pearson, S.; Freeborough, K.. Monitoring coastal change using terrestrial LiDAR. In: Fleming, Claire; Marsh, Stuart; Giles, Jeremy, (eds.) Elevation models for geoscience. Geological Society of London, 117-127. (Geological Society Special Publications, 345.)

2010 Jones, L.D. Making science work: How an erupting volcano on the island of Montserrat can educate and enthral. International Association of Engineering Geology, Auckland, New Zealand, 5-10 Sept 2010.

2010 Loughlin, S.C., Luckett, R., Ryan, G., Christopher, T., Hards, V., De Angelis, S., Jones, L. and Strutt, M. An overview of lava dome evolution, dome collapse and cyclicity at Soufriere Hills Volcano, Montserrat, 2005-7. Geophysical Research Letters,37, L00E16, doi:10.1029/2010GL042547.

2010 Ryan, G., Loughlin, S.C., James, M., Jones, L., Calder, E., Christopher, T., Strutt, M. and Wadge, G. Growth of the lava dome and extrusion rates at Soufriere Hills Volcano Montserrat, West Indies, 2005-8. Geophysical Research Letters,37, L00E08, doi:10.1029/2009GL041477.

2011 Jones, L.D. and Terrington, R. Modelling volume change potential in the London clay. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 44 (1). 109-122. 10.1144/1470-9236/08-112.

2012 Harrison, A.M., Plim, J.F.M., Harrison, M., Jones, L.D. and Culshaw, M.G. The relationship between shrink–swell occurrence and climate in south-east England. Proceedings of the Geologists Association.

2012 Jones, Lee D. and Jefferson, Ian. Expansive soils. In: Burland, J., (ed.) ICE manual of geotechnical engineering. Volume 1, geotechnical engineering principles, problematic soils and site investigation. London, UK, ICE Publishing, 413-441.