Mr Ricky Terrington

Mr Ricky Terrington

3D Modelling and GIS

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3438

E-mail Mr Ricky Terrington


  •  2008 – ongoing : 3D Helpdesk Manager
  •  2004 –2007 : MSc (Merit), Geographical Information Science, University of Nottingham
  •  2001 – ongoing : 3D Modelling and GIS - British Geological Survey
  •  1998 –2001 : BSc (Hons) Environmental Science, University of Nottingham


  • 3D geological modeling expert user, support and development. Includes customer liaison and support for BGS produced 3D products
  • Coastal, urban, shallow and deep-subsurface geological modeling and analysis
  • Data management through GIS and databases
  • GIS data capture, management and analysis
  • Lead and trainer and demonstrator of 3D Modelling software


  • ArcGIS suite of software
  • GOCAD - 3D Modelling Software
  • GSI3D - 3D Modelling software
  • GeoVisionary - 3D Visualisation Software
  • MS Office - Particularly Access, Excel nd Word

Published outputs

Key papers

Jones, L.D.; Terrington, R. 2011 Modelling volume change potential in the London clay. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 44 (1). 109-122. 10.1144/1470-9236/08-112.

Price, Simon J.; Burke, Helen F.; Terrington, Ricky L.; Reeves, Helen; Boon, David; Scheib, Andreas J. 2010 The 3D characterisation of the zone of human interaction and the sustainable use of underground space in urban and peri-urban environments : case studies from the UK. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Geowissenschaften, 161 (2). 219-235. 10.1127/1860-1804/2010/0161-0219.

Terrington, Ricky Luke; Napier, Bruce; Howard, Andrew; Ford, Jonathan Richard; Hatton, William. 2008 Why3D? : the need for solution based modeling in a national geoscience organization. In: Oleschko, K., (ed.) GIS in geology and earth sciences. Mexico, American Institute of Physics, 103-112, 9pp.