Mr Tom Bide

Mr Tom Bide

Minerals Geoscientist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3273

E-mail Mr Tom Bide


  •  2012 –2014 : Manager for the offshore mineral resource maps map for the UK Continental Shelf
  •  2006 – ongoing : Economic Geologist British Geological Survey
  •  2004 –2006 : Geochemical Sampler UK and Northern Ireland, British Geological Survey
  •  2004 : MSci University of Birmingham, Geology

Current projects and collaboration

Research interests

  • Commodity research
  • Marine mineral resources
  • Sustainable use of mineral resources
  • UK minerals industry


  • ArcGIS and mineral resource mapping
  • Global mineral commodities
  • Mineral statistics
  • Resource geology of aggregate and industrial minerals

Professional association

  • Member of the Geological Society

Published outputs

Key papers

BIDE, T P, BROWN, T J, HOBBS, S F and IDOINE, N. United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook 2013: statistical data to 2012

Bide, T P, Balson, P S, Campbell, E and Green, S. 2013. United Kingdom Continental Shelf marine sand and gravel resources. Map at 1:500 000 scale.

BIDE, T B, HUMPAGE, A J,  DAVIS J R AND LOTT G K. 2010. Mineral Resource Map for North West Wales,  1:100 000 : British Geological Survey report. OR/10/021

BIDE, T P, WRIGHTON C E. 2010. An integrated national approach to mineral resource assessments In: Quarries and Mines

BIDE T P, WRIGHTON C E, MCEVOY F M, MANKELOW J M AND COOPER A H. West Yorkshire sand and gravel resources: investigating the potential for an increased sub-regional apportionment: British Geological Survey report CR/09/029