Dr Sian Loveless

Dr Sian Loveless

Hydrogeologist

Location: BGS Wallingford

Tel: 01491 69 2299

E-mail Dr Sian Loveless

Biography

  • 2015 – ongoing : Hydrogeologist
  • 2013 –2015 : Research & Development Geoscientist, Geothermal energy
  • 2008 –2012 : Ph.D., University of East Anglia, UK, Hydrogeology of faults
  • 2004 –2008 : B.Sc (Hons.), 1st Class, University of East Anglia, UK. Environmental Earth Science (with a year in North America, University of Oregon).

Current projects and collaboration

  • 2016 – ongoing : UPSCAPE project (Newton-Babba funded)

Key papers

  • Loveless, S., Hoes, H., Petitclerc, E., Licour, L. 2015. Country update for Belgium. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress, Melbourne, Australia. Accepted manuscript.
  • Loveless, S., Pluymaekers, M., Lagrou, D., De Boever, E., Doornenbal, H., Laenen, B. 2014. Mapping the geothermal potential of fault zones in the Belgium-Netherlands border region. Energy Procedia. 59. 351-358.
  • Bense, V.F., Gleeson, T., Loveless. S.E., Bour O. and Scibek, J. 2013. Fault zone hydrogeology. Earth Science Reviews. 127. 171-192
  • Leeder, M.R., Mark, D.F., Gawthorpe, R.L., Kranis, H., Loveless, S., Pedentchouk, N., Skourtsos, E., Turner, J., Andrews, J.E., and Stamatakis, M. 2012. A "Great Deepening": Chronology of rift climax, Corinth rift, Greece. Geology. 40 (11). 999-1002
  • Loveless, S.E., Bense, V., Turner, J. 2011. Fault architecture and deformation processes within poorly lithified rift sediments, Central Greece. Journal of Structural Geology. 33. (11). 1554-1568

Professional association

  • 2008 – ongoing : Fellow of the Geological Society, London
  • 2014 –2016 : Young Scientist Representative, Energy Resources and Environment Division, EGU

Published outputs

Research interests

  • Structural controls on hydrogeology
  • Geothermal energy
  • Unconventional hydrocarbons and groundwater resources
  • Tracer tests