Miss Ashley Merry-Eve Patton

Miss Ashley Merry-Eve Patton

Engineering Geologist

Location: BGS Cardiff

Tel: 029 2167 4280

E-mail Miss Ashley Merry-Eve Patton

ORCID: 0000000205819627

Published outputs

Biography

  • 2013 – ongoing : Engineering Geologist: British Geological Survey, Cardiff
  • 2010 –2013 : Graduate Engineering Geologist: URS/Scott Wilson, Hong Kong
  • 2008 –2009 : MSc, University of Portsmouth, Geohazard Assessment
  • 2005 –2008 : BSc (Hons), University of Derby, Geology (with Study Abroad)

Awards

  • Early Career Geologist Award - Geological Society of London South Wales Regional Group Final 2015

Certificates

  • 2013 –2015 : WJEC Entry Certificate in Welsh Second Language: The Use of Welsh (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages A1)
  • 2015 –2017 : WJEC Foundation Certificate in Welsh Second Language: The Use of Welsh (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages A2)

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2013 – ongoing : City Regions Geoscience
  • 2013 – ongoing : Shallow geohazards and risk: Landslides
  • 2014 – ongoing : Shallow, urban, geothermal resource mapping

Professional association

  • 2012 – ongoing : Fellow of the Geological Society of London

Research interests

  • Engineering geology
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Landslide risk assessment
  • Urban geoscience
  • 3D modelling
  • Shallow geothermal energy

Software

  • ArcGIS
  • GOCAD
  • GeoVisionary
  • DIPs
  • SLOPE/W
  • RocFall
  • Colorado Rockfall Simulation Program (CRSP)
  • DAN/W
  • Surfer
  • T-TECTO
  • Microsoft Office

Skills

  • Engineering geological and geomorphological mapping
  • Site investigation
  • Debris mobility and rock fall modelling
  • Rock slope mapping
  • Natural terrain hazard mapping
  • Landslide susceptibility assessment
  • GIS
  • Aerial photograph interpretation

Key papers

Farr, GJ, Patton, AM, Boon, DP, James, DR, Williams, B and Schofield, DI. 2017. Mapping shallow urban groundwater temperatures, a case study from Cardiff, UK. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 50(2).

Patton, AM, Farr, GJ, Boon, DP and James, DR. 2017. Characterisation of Seasonal Temperature Variation in a Shallow, Urban Aquifer: Implications for the Sustainable Development of Ground Source Heating Systems. Abstract and Poster Session HS8.2.3/ERE6.7, EGU General Assembly 2017, EGU2017-4631, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017.

Patton, AM. 2016. A Review of Attitudes towards Sharing Geotechnical Data and the use of Geospatial Data Portals in Hong Kong and the UK: Lessons for Europe. Abstract and Poster Session ESSI2.7, EGU General Assembly 2016, EGU2016-2503, Vienna, Austria, 17-22 April 2016.

Patton, AM, Farr, GJ, Boon, DP, James, DR, Williams, B, Tucker, D, and Harcombe, G. 2016. Monitoring Groundwater Temperatures in a Shallow Urban Aquifer Before, During and After Installation of a Ground Source Heat System in Cardiff, U.K. Abstract and Poster Session ERE3.2, EGU General Assembly 2016, EGU2016-2497, Vienna, Austria, 17-22 April 2016.

Boon, D, Farr, G, Patton, A, Kendall, R, James, L, Abesser, C, Busby, J, Schofield, D, White, D, Gooddy, D, James, D, Williams, B, Tucker, D, Knowles, S, and Harcombe, G. 2016. The Contribution of Geology and Groundwater Studies to City-scale Ground Heat Network Strategies: A Case Study from Cardiff, UK. Abstract and Poster Session ERE3.2, EGU General Assembly 2016, EGU2016-4983, Vienna, Austria, 17-22 April 2016.

Patton, AM, Farr, GJ, Boon, DP, James, DR, Williams, B, Tucker, D, Harcombe, G, and Newell, AJ. 2015. Sustainable Exploitation of Elevated Groundwater Temperatures in a Shallow Urban Aquifer for Ground Source Heating. Abstract and Poster Session Sustainable Exploitation of the Subsurface, Geological Society of London, London, UK, 20-21 May 2015.

Patton, AM, Farr, GJ, Boon, DP, James, DR, Williams, B, and Newell, AJ. 2015. Shallow Groundwater Temperatures and the Urban Heat Island Effect: the First U.K. City-wide Geothermal Map to Support Development of Ground Source Heating Systems Strategy. Abstract and Poster Session ERE3.5, EGU General Assembly 2015, EGU2015-348, Vienna, Austria, 12-17 April 2015.

Boon, DP and Patton, AM. 2014. The Stakeholder-led Approach to Setting Future Urban Geoscience Research Priorities: Experience from Wales, UK. Conference Abstract & Oral, Geological Society of America 2014, Vancouver, Canada, 19-22 October 2014.