Jonathan Duncan Mackay

Mr Jonathan Duncan Mackay

Hydrological Modeller

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3236

E-mail Jonathan Duncan Mackay


  •  2011 – ongoing : Hydrological Modeller, BGS Keyworth
  •  2009 –2010 : MSc with Distinction, Hydrology and Water Resource Management, Imperial College London
  •  2006 –2009 : BSc (Hons) 1st Class, Environmental Science, Lancaster University

Current projects and collaboration


  • Hydrological process modelling (saturated and unsaturated groundwater flow, overland and river flow, slope stability)
  • Model code development using C++, MATLAB, R, C# and python
  • Geographic information systems using ArcMap
  • Model integration using OpenMI and FluidEarth

Research interests

  • Groundwater level forecasting and reconstruction
  • Hydrological modelling to inform policy/decision making
  • Linking hydrology to landslide mechanisms
  • Lumped conceptual modelling to inform process understanding and uncertainty



Professional association

  • Member of British Hydrological Society

Published outputs