Ms Marieta Garcia-Bajo

Ms Marieta Garcia-Bajo

Geological Modeller

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3358

E-mail Ms Marieta Garcia-Bajo


  •  2008 – ongoing : Geological Modeller
  •  2004 –2008 : Models Project leader including Geological Indicators of Flooding and Superficial Thickness
  •  2001 –2004 : GIS and 3D modeller, BGS
  •  1999 –2001 : Assistant Geologist ASO,BGS
  •  1998 –1999 : Leonardo Grant, Assistant Geologist at BGS
  •  1997 –1998 : Mining exploration Geologist, Andean Silver Ltd. Bolivia
  •  1995 –1996 : Erasmus program. Geology Department, University College Galway, Ireland
  •  1995 –1995 : Mapping Project. Connemara, Ireland."Geology around DerryleaLake"
  •  1992 –1997 : 5-year degree Geology, Structural and mining geology. University of Oviedo.

Research interests

  • Bringing together Geology and I.T.
  • Geological mapping from your desk
  • Geological modelling and data processing.
  • Research into new geological products
  • River Flooding and Surface water flooding
  • Rockhead surface
  • Superficial Deposits thickness.


  • 3D geological modelling
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Geological mapping
  • Languages: Spanish (native), Portuguese (medium), French (basic)
  • Project Management
  • Spatial analysis

Current projects and collaboration

  • Baseline Products: Alluvium, Peat, Loess and Till.
  • UK National Geological Model

Published outputs

Key papers

Lawley, R.S., Garcia-Bajo, M., Lawley, R.S., Walsby, J.C., Harrison, M. 2009. British Geological Survey. Natural Environment Research Council. National superficial deposit thickness model (version 5): a user guide: British Geological Survey report OR/09/049 - Barcode Shelfmark Location.

Garcia-Bajo, M., Walsby, J.C. 2008. Exploiting geoscience collections: from paper collections to 3D models [abstract]: In: Exploiting Geoscience Collections: 12th and 13th May 2008, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London: abstract book / Exploiting Geoscience Collections (London) (2008). [s.l.]: [s.n.], 2008. p 4-5.

Garcia-Bajo, M., and Booth, K.A. Geological Indicators of Flooding Version 5, Methodology Review Information Products Programme Internal Report IR/09/010.

Colman, T.B., Garcia-Bajo, M., Hargreaves, R.L., Mankelow, J.M., Nice, M., Talbot, J.C. 2007. British Geological Survey. Direccao Nacional de Geologia. Mozambique Documentation Centre and Mineral Information System Project: Final Report: British Geological Survey report CR/07/076.

Hough, E., Terrington, R.L., Garcia-Bajo, M. 2006. British Geological Survey. A 3D model of the Preesall Halite: a review of the modelling process: British Geological Survey report CR/06/087. Barcode Shelfmark Location.

Coats, J.S., Garcia-Bajo, M., Sassoon, M., Klinck, B.A. 2005. British Geological Survey. Environmental management and information system for the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mozambique: British Geological Survey report CR/05/058.

Evans, D.J., Hough, E., Crofts, R.G., Terrington, R.L., Williams, G.A., Garcia-Bajo, M., Musson, R.M.W., Royles, C.P., Robson, C., Robins, N.S., Feigl, A. 2005. British Geological Survey. IMC. Mott MacDonald. The geology of the Preesall Saltfield area: British Geological Survey report CR/05/183N.

Garcia-Bajo, M., Lawley, R.S., Walsby, J.C., Turner, P. 2004. British Geological Survey. Generation of superficial deposits-thickness maps and rockhead elevation contours for England, Scotland and Wales: GeoHazards project: British Geological Survey report IR/04/082R - Barcode Shelfmark Location.

Bridge, D.M., Humpage, A.J., Sheppard, T.H., Lelliott, M., Garcia-Bajo, M. 2003. British Geological Survey. Lowland catchment research (LOCAR) geological framework study River Tern catchment, east Shropshire: British Geological Survey Report CR/02/183N.