Tom Bide

Tom BideEconomic Geologist

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3273

E-mail Tom Bide


  • 2006–present: Economic Geologist British Geological Survey
  • 2004–2006: Geochemical Sampler UK and Northern Ireland, British Geological Survey
  • 2004: MSci University of Birmingham, Geology

Research interests

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


  • Mineral statistics
  • ArcGIS and mineral resource mapping
  • Global mineral commodities

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

  • Member of the Geological Society

Published outputs

Key Papers

BIDE, T P, IDOINE, N E, BROWN, T J, LUSTY, P A J, HITCHEN, K, QUINN M AND KENDALL R. 2010. United Kingdom Minerals Yearbook 2009: statistical data to 2008

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

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