David Kerridge

Dr David Kerridge Director of Geoscience Research

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 220

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Biography

  •  2013 – ongoing : Director, Earth Hazards and Observatories
  •  2011 –2013 : Director of Geoscience Research
  •  2008 –2011 : Head of Earth Hazards and Systems
  •  2000 –2007 : Manager, Seismology and Geomagnetism Programme
  •  1997 –2000 : Manager, Earthquake and Forensic Seismology and Geomagnetism Group
  •  1992 –1997 : Manager, Geomagnetism Group

Awards

  •  2013 : International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy: Honorary member
  •  2010 : MBE: services to geophysics
  •  2009 : Royal Astronomical Society: Award for Services to Geophysics

Skills

  • Geophysics
  • Mathematical methods
  • Science Leadership

Boards and committees

  •  2011 – ongoing : Member, Natural Hazards Partnership
  •  2010 –2013 : Member, Space Environment Impacts Expert Group
  •  2009 – ongoing : Chair, Scientific Council of the Bureau Central de Magnétisme Terrestre
  •  2008 – ongoing : Member, INTERMAGNET Executive Council
  •  2003 –2008 : Chair, INTERMAGNET Executive Council
  •  1999 –2003 : Member, Executive Committee of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

Professional association

  • Member of the AGU
  • Member of the Royal Astronomical Society
  •  1999 –2003 : President, International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

Research interests

  • Geomagnetism — the core field and core processes
  • Natural hazards and risk
  • Space weather, seismology, volcanology, earth observation, space geodesy

Published outputs