Ms Emma J Bee

Ms Emma J Bee

GIS Specialist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3044

E-mail Ms Emma J Bee


  •  2012 –2012 : 6 month placement at the UK Meteorological Office as part of the
  •  2009 – ongoing : Senior GIS Specialist, British Geological Survey
  •  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)


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

Research interests

  • Earth systems science — including an ecosystems approach
  • Mineral spatial planning and policy
  • Science into policy
  • Spatial data and information for resilience planning and response
  • Sustainable use of natural resources

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

Published outputs

Key papers

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

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 & 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., 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.