Mr Paul Turner

Mr Paul Turner


Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3032

E-mail Mr Paul Turner


GIS developer in the Environmental Modelling team working on GIS products, photogrammetry and organising various internal training courses for BGS.


  •  1991 – ongoing : Digital Cartographer, GIS developer, photogrammetry production, providing training, BGS
  •  1993 –1995 : Cartographer, 9 months spent at Zambia Geological Survey between September 1993 and April 1995
  •  1988 –1991 : Cartographer, 3 year secondment to the Zimbabwe Geological Survey
  •  1979 –1988 : Cartographer, BGS

Current projects and collaboration

  • – ongoing Geochemistry Hazard products production. BGS SIGMA project providing training and support. Working with DFID IFUSE to provide training in South Africa and Morocco.


  •  1992 – ongoing : Geographic Information Systems (GIS) - managing map and GIS data production for large BGS international projects
  •  1987 – ongoing : Digital cartography
  •  1995 – ongoing : BGS Trainer for MicroStation, ArcGIS, BGS SIGMA Mobile, BAE Socet Photogrammetry and Microsoft Word
  •  2001 – ongoing : Photogrammetry

Published outputs

Key papers

JOHNSON, C C, and TURNER, P. 2010. Publication of maps and reports for Master Cells. Nigerian Geochemical Mapping Technical Assistance Project. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/10/055.

OMOTEHINSE, A A, ISEGHOHI, D A, TURNER, P, KNIGHTS, K V, and JOHNSON, C C. 2010. Report on GIS/ Database Training Course.Nigerian Geochemical Mapping Technical Assistance Project. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report  CR/10/022

JORDAN C J, CARNEY J N, MCDONNELL P, MCEVOY F M, TURNER P, THOMAS C W & MCMANUS K. 2009. Ghana Airborne Geophysics Project in the Volta and Keta Basin: BGS Final Report. British Geological Survey Commissioned Report CR/09/02.

TURNER, PAUL; PIOVARCI, M.; TRAGHEIM, DOUGLAS; BATESON, LUKE; CHACKSFIELD, BARRIE. 2008. From paper maps to a new geoscience digital store : cartographic developments in the Precambrian geology of central and northern Madagascar [abstract]. In: 22nd Colloquium of African Geology, Hammamet, Tunisia, 4-6 November 2008. Geological Society of Africa, 309-311.

R M KEY, P E J PITFIELD, R J THOMAS, R A ANNELLS, W BAUER, B CHACKSFIELD, B DEWAELE, J FORD, K M GOODENOUGH, M HALL, M HAWKINS, M HORSTWOOD, C JORDAN, D LAPWORTH, E O'CONNOR, G POULIQUEN, M STYLES, P TURNER. 2008. Revision de la cartographie géologique et miniáre des zones Nord, Centre et Centre-Est de Madagascar. CR/08/078