Paul Wilson

Mr Paul Wilson

Hydrogeologist

Location: BGS Belfast

Tel: +44 (0) 28 905 20973

E-mail Paul Wilson

Published outputs

Biography

  • 2008 – ongoing : Hydrogeologist, BGS Belfast
  • 2004 –2004 : Graduate Engineer, Doran Consulting Belfast
  • 2004 –2008 : Queen's University Belfast, PhD Fluid Mechanics
  • 2000 –2004 : Queen's University Belfast, MEng Environmental and Civil Engineering

Boards and committees

  • 2011 – ongoing : Northern Secretary, Irish Group, International Association of Hydrogeologists

Commissioned reports

  • 2017 : Magilligan Dune Slacks: Groundwater Study Report 2008-2015
  • 2013 : Groundwater Monitoring Assessment Monitoring requirements of Northern Ireland following the Water Framework Directive Article 5 Risk Characterisation 2013 Paper 1 – General Principles
  • 2012 : Rural Borewell Scheme - Technical Guidance. Produced for the Department of Agriculture and Rural aDevelopment and the Department of Regional Development
  • 2010 : Water Framework Directive (WFD) Implementation. Northern Ireland Groundwater Work Plan for 2nd River Basin Planning Cycle: 2010 – 2015

Current projects and collaboration

  • Loughareema 'The Vanishing Lake' - Investigating the hydrodynamics of this sink for the purposes of promoting it as a geological heritage site
  • 2016 : GSI 2015 Short Call All-Ireland Karst features dataset.
  • 2014 – ongoing : Service Level Agreement with the Northern Ireland Department for the Economy - Hydrogeological support for the sustainable use of groundwater resources including management of a groundwater data repository, groundwater resource monitoring, research and public engagement
  • 2012 – ongoing : Glacier monitoring Virkisjokull Iceland - Investigation of glacial outwash groundwater and glacial meltwater. Also, englacial drainage via. shallow dipping fractures
  • 2008 – ongoing : Service Level Agreement with the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Land and Groundwater Team for the provision of hydrogeological information and advice for nature conservation purposes