Ms Emma J Bee

Ms Emma J Bee

Senior GIS Specialist and Skills Leader (Informatics)alist and S

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3044

E-mail Ms Emma J Bee

Published outputs

Biography

  • 2016 – ongoing : Skills Leader (Informatics South)
  • 2009 – ongoing : Senior GIS Specialist, British Geological Survey
  • 2012 –2012 : 6 month placement at the UK Meteorological Office as part of the
  • 2011 –2013 : Coordinated UK Natural Hazards Partnership, Hazard Impact Model Group
  • 2008 –2009 : Team Leader, Senior Leadership Team Coordination Unit
  • 2001 –2008 : GIS Specialist, British Geological Survey
  • 2001 : MSc University of Edinburgh, Geographical Information Science
  • 2000 : BSc (Hons) University of Reading, Human and Physical Geography
  • 2000 : Sir Halford Mackinder prize for the best dissertation of 2000 - Title: Urban Humidity Islands: A Case Study in Reading.
  • 1998 : Fieldwork assistant Canadian Rockies (glacial water chemistry)

Current projects and collaboration

  • GeoSocial: Exploring the usefulness of social media mining in the applied natural geohazard sciences
  • The Natural Hazards Partnership.
  • PROTection of European Cultural HEritage from GeO-Hazards ( PROTHEGO): Funded in the framework of the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPICH) – HERITAGE PLUS, under ERA-NET Plus and the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission, PROTHEGO aims to make an innovative contribution towards the analysis of geohazards in areas of cultural heritage in Europe.
  • 2016 –2020 : Co-investigator on 4 year NERC funded SHEAR project ‘Landslide Multi-Hazard Risk Assessment, Preparedness ( LANDSLIP) (Autumn 2016 – Autumn 2020, cicra £2.0m)
  • Information Products - Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk

Professional association

Research interests

  • Big data analytics for natural hazard research
  • Science into policy
  • Spatial data and information for natural hazard resilience planning and response
  • Sustainable use of natural resources

Skills

  • People Management and Leadership
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS) including ArcGIS
  • Science communication
  • GIS Trainer
  • Spatial planning related to mineral supply and demand
  • Advanced Level French

Key papers

DASHWOOD, C, PENNINGTON, C, BEE, E, FREEBOROUGH, K, and DIJKSTRA, T. [in press]. Creation of a national landslide domain map to aid susceptibility mapping in Great Britain. World Landslides Forum.

HENRYS, P A, BEE, E J, WATKINS, J W, SMITH, N A, and GRIFFITHS, R I. 2014. "Mapping natural capital: optimising the use of national scale datasets." Ecography 37.

KEMP, A, WHEELER, S, WALLACE, G and BEE, E J (editors). 2015. AGI Foresight 2020. The Association for Geographic Information. Available online http://www.agi.org.uk/news/foresight-report [last accessed 16/12/15].

BEE, E J, JARVIS, D, BATE, R, DEVINE–WRIGHT, P, WRIGHTON, C E, and IDOINE, N. 2010. An evaluation of decisions for aggregates working in designated areas since the introduction of MPS1. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/09/058. 205pp.

WRIGHTON, C E, BEE, E J, and MANKELOW, J M. 2014. "The development and implementation of mineral safeguarding policies at national and local levels in the United Kingdom." Resources Policy 41(0): 160–170.

BEE, E J, COULON, P, ROBBINS, J, TOMLINSON, J. 2012. Hazard map : real time hazard mapping using social media. In: AGI Geocommunity 12 : Sharing the Power of Place, 18–20 Sept 2012, Nottingham, UK.

LUSTY, P A J, BEE, E J, BATE, R, THOMPSON, A, BIDE, T, MORIGI, A, and HARRIS, K. 2011.  An evidence based approach to predicting the future supply of aggregate resources in England. British Geological Survey Open Report, OR/11/008. 205pp.

BATE, R, BEE, E J, JARVIS, D, and  DEVINE–WRIGHT, P. 2010. Is MPS1 meeting its landscape and nature conservation objective? Mineral planning magazine, October 2010.