Mr Gareth Jenkins

Mr Gareth Jenkins Applied Sedimentologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3128

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  •  2006 –To date :  Applied Sedimentologist, British Geological Survey
  •  2001 –2006 :  Coastal Sedimentologist, British Geological Survey
  •  2000 –2001 :  MSc Environmental Sedimentology and Geomorphology, University of Reading
  •  1997 –2000 :  BSc (Hons) Geology, University of Southampton

Research interests

  •  3D modelling of bedrock and superficial geology
  •  Carboniferous stratigraphy and sedimentology, specifically coal geology and unconventional gas.

Current projects and collaboration

  •  3D fault modelling in the South Wales coalfield
  •  Field mapping of Carboniferous strata in the Pateley Bridge area, North Yorkshire
  •  Integration of industry data for linear routes into 3D geological models
  •  Stratigraphic correlation of superficial deposits for the National Geological Model

Professional association

  •  Fellow of the Geological Society of London
  •  2006 –2007 :  EMSAGG committee member
  •  2005 –2007 :  Meetings Secretary, East Midlands Regional Group of the Geological Society


  •  3D geological mapping and modelling
  •  Digital field data capture
  •  Field geologist, geological mapping and surveying
  •  GIS
  •  Landslide surveying and mapping
  •  Nearshore and offshore sedimentology

Published outputs

  • NERC Open Research Archive — Gareth Jenkins
  • Forster, A and Jenkins, G O. 2005. The assessment of landslide hazard potential as a guide to land use and planning in the South Wales Coalfield. In: Bassett, Michael G.; Deisler, Valerie K.; Nicol, Douglas, (eds.) Urban geology in Wales : 2. Cardiff, UK, National Museum of Wales, 81-90.
  • James, J W C, Philpott, S L and Jenkins, G O. 2005 Marine aggregates in the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary. In: Bassett, Michael G.; Deisler, Valerie K.; Nicol, Douglas, (eds.) Urban geology in Wales : 2. National Museum of Wales, 222-229.
  • Jenkins, G O, Foster, C F and Hopson, P M. 2011. Geology as a control on landslides on the Isle of Wight: an overview. Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 122, pp. 906-922
  • Jenkins, G O, Gibson, A D and Humpage, A J. 2007. Climate change and evolution of landslide hazard at Nefyn Bay, North Wales. In: McInnes et al. (Eds), Landslides and climate change: challenges and solutions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Landslides and Climate Change. Taylor and Francis, 113-119.
  • Mackie, A S Y, James, J W C, Rees, E I A, Darbyshire, T, Philpott, S L, Mortimer, K, Jenkins, G O and Morando, A. 2006 The outer Bristol Channel marine habitat study. Cardiff, National Museum of Wales.
  • Pennington, C V L, Foster, C, Chambers, J E and Jenkins, G O. 2009 Landslide research at the British Geological Survey : capture, storage and interpretation on a national and site-specific scale. Acta geologica sinica English edition, 83(5), 991-999.