Mrs Catherine Pennington

Mrs Catherine Pennington

Engineering Geologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3049

E-mail Mrs Catherine Pennington

Biography

  •  2014 – ongoing : Science Writer/Editor for BGS Blog GeoBlogy
  •  2013 – ongoing : Part of the team providing Daily Hazard Assessments for the potential for landslides to occur in the UK. This is for the Natural Hazards Partnership in association with the Met Office.
  •  2008 – ongoing : Deputy Project Leader for the BGS Landslides Team, British Geological Survey
  •  2001 – ongoing : Engineering Geologist, British Geological Survey
  •  2000 –2001 : Engineering Geologist, WS Atkins
  •  2000 –2000 : Geotechnical Engineer, Hyder Constulting Limited
  •  1999 –2000 : MSc Advanced Engineering Geology with distinction: Durham University
  •  1996 –1999 : BSc Geology: University of Wales, Abersytwyth

Research interests

  • Landslides in the UK. Expertise in the North York Moors, East Anglian Coast, Pennines.
  • BGS National Landslide Database
  • BGS Landslides Response Team

Skills

  • BGS Landslides Response Team member
  • Coastal and landslide hazard geosciences research
  • ESRI ArcGIS, Socetset 3D landscape visualisation
  • Field expertise: landslide mapping, geological mapping, digital data capture, terrestrial LIDAR operation, Leica GPS operation

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