Dr Colm Jordan

Dr Colm Jordan

Team Leader EPOM and Lead of Global Geological Risk

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3227

E-mail Dr Colm Jordan

ORCID: 0000000206246496

Biography

  • 2016 – ongoing : PI of ODA Global Geological Risk Platform
  • 2007 – ongoing : Team Leader of Earth and Planetary Observation and Monitoring
  • 2002 : PhD (part-time) University of London, Queen Mary
  • 1999 –2007 : Senior Remote Sensing Geologist, BGS
  • 1998 : Remote Sensing Consultant, Geological Consultants (Ireland) Ltd.
  • 1996 –1998 : College Lecturer (part-time), University College Dublin
  • 1994 : MSc University of Aberdeen, Environment Remote Sensing
  • 1994 –1998 : Remote Sensing Geologist, Geological Survey of Ireland
  • 1993 : Archaeologist, Irish Archaeological Wetland Unit
  • 1993 : Quaternary/Glacial Geologist, Geological Survey of Ireland
  • 1992 : BA (Hons) University College Dublin, Geography & Archaeology

Boards and committees

  • Chair of Advisory Board of the East Midlands Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (EMCoE)
  • Member, NERC NEODASS Steering Committee
  • –2016 : Chair of the Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc)
  • –2016 : Member, NERC Airborne Remote Sensing Research Facility Steering Committee

Commissioned reports

Current projects and collaboration

Key papers

Professional association

  • Fellow of RSPSoc

Published outputs

  • NERC Open Research Archive — Dr Colm Jordan
  • Bowman, M., Smyth, H. R., Good, T. R., Passey, S. R., Hirst, J. P. P. & Jordan, C. J. (eds) 2016. The Value of Outcrop Studies in Reducing Subsurface Uncertainty and Risk in Hydrocarbon Exploration and Production. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 436
  • More than 100 peer reviewed papers, conference papers, articles and reports
  • Over 100 maps published

Research interests

  • Digital geological mapping
  • Geomorphology
  • Quaternary geology and glaciology
  • Remote Sensing: airborne and satellite
  • UAV (drone) development and deployment
  • Visualisation (3D)

Skills

  • 3D visualisation
  • Digital mapping and GIS
  • Geological mapping in Quaternary terrains
  • Geomorphological mapping
  • Image acquisition, processing and interpretation
  • Qualified UAV/drone pilot
  • Research and project leadership
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