Katy Freeborough’s biography
- 2020 – ongoing: LandAware Executive Committee Member
- 2016 – ongoing: Natural Hazard Partnership Hazard Impact and Science Group
- 2001 – ongoing: Geoscientist, British Geological Survey
- 1996 – 2000: BSc Geography, Coventry University (Including work placement at Environment Agency, Nottingham)
- BGS National Landslide Database
- Natural Hazard Partnership – Daily landslide hazard advice for the Daily Hazard Assessment, landslide forecasting and impact modelling
- UK geohazard susceptibility – National Capability research and bespoke assessments for stakeholders (especially landslides and shrink-swell clays)
- UK geohazards and resilience in the context of the urban environment – Example projects include including the ESA Ground Risk Profiling Tool (GIRP), the BGS Brownfield Ground Risk Calculator
- Iceberg Industry Group – Managing underground assets: Project Iceberg
- Science Technology and Engineering Ambassador
Harrison, A M, Lee, K A, Holbrook, H W, Jones, L D, Freeborough, K A, and Grebby, S. 2012b. Satellite derived soil moiture data and shrink swell research: Final report. British Geological Survey Internal Report (OR/12/138).
Harrison, A M, Freeborough, K A, Lee, K A, Jones, L D, and Bateson, L. 2011. Satellite derived soil moisture data and shrink swell research: A scoping report. British Geological Survey Internal Report (IR/12/015).
Ridgway, J, Bee, E, Breward, N, Cave, M, Chenery, S, Gowing, C, Harrison, I, Hodgkinson, E, Humphreys, B, Ingham, M, Jarrow, A, Jenkins, G, Kim, A, Lister, R T, Milodowski, A, Pearson, S, Rowlands, K, Spiro, B, Strutt, M, Turner, P, and Vane, C. 2012. The Mersey Estuary : sediment geochemistry. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 206pp. (RR/10/002)
Jenkins, G O, Freeborough, K A, and Morgan, D J R. 2010. Landslide nature and distribution on the Market Rasen 1:50k geological sheet. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 11pp. (OR/10/013)
Palamakumbura, R, Finlayson, A, Ciurean, R, Nedumpallile, N, Freeborough, K, and Dashwood, C. 2021. Geological and geomorphological influences on a recent debris flow event in the Ice-scoured Mountain Quaternary domain, western Scotland. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association (in press – revisions accepted)
Freeborough, K, Dashwood, C, Diaz Doce, D, Jessamy, G, Brooks, S, Reeves, H J, and Abbott, S. 2019. A national assessment of landslide hazard from Outside Party Slopes to the rail network of Great Britain. 2018. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology.
Dashwood, C, Pennington, C, Bee, E, Freeborough, K, and Dijkstra, T. 2017. Creation of a National Landslide Domain Map to Aid Susceptibility Mapping in Great Britain. World Landslide Forum IV Conference Proceedings. Springer International Publishing, 973-979.
Dijkstra, T A, Reeves, H J, Freeborough, K A, Dashwood, C, Pennington, C V L, Jordan, H M, Hobbs, P R N, Richardson, J, Banks, V, Cole, S, Wells, and Moore, R. 2017. A water balance approach to enhance national (GB) Daily Landslide Hazard Assessment, Geophysical Research Abstracts, 19., EGU2017
Jordan, H, Boon, D, Dashwood, C, Dijkstra, T, Freeborough, K, Hobbs, P, Jenkins, G, Lee, K, Pennington, C, and Reeves, H. 2016. Landslide mapping for susceptibility and hazard assessment: North York Moors, UK. Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice, 06/2016;
Freeborough, K A, Diaz Doce, D, Lethbridge, R, Jessamy, G, Dashwood, C, Pennington, C, and Reeves H J. 2016. Landslide Hazard Assessment for National Rail Network. Procedia Engineering 12/2016; 143.
Pennington, C V L, Freeborough, K, Dashwood, C, Dijkstra, T, and Lawrie, K. 2015. The National Landslide Database of Great Britain: acquisition, communication and the role of social media. Geomorphology 249. 44-51.
Taylor, F E, Malamud, B D, Freeborough, K, and Demeritt, D. 2015. Enriching Great Britain’s National Landslide Database by Searching Newspaper Archive. Geomorphology 249. 52-68
Freeborough, K A, Pennington, C V L, and Dashwood, C. 2014. Landslides in the East Midlands. Mercian Geologist 18(3): 185-187.
Pennington, C V L, Freeborough, K A, Dashwood, C, Dijkstra, T A, and Lawrie, K. 2015. The National Landslide Database of Great Britain: acquisition, communication and the role of social media. Geomorphology.
Pennington, C V L, Dijkstra, T A, Lark, M, Dashwood, C, Harrison, A M, Freeborough, K A, and Reeves, H J. 2014. Antecedent precipitation as a potential proxy for landslide incidence in South West United Kingdom. In: Sassa, K. et al. (eds), Landslides Science for a Safer Geoenvironment Vol. 1. pp253-259. Third World Landslide Forum 2014, Beijing.
Hurst, M D, Ellis, M A, Royse, K R, Lee, K A, and Freeborough, K. 2013. Controls on the magnitude-frequency scaling of an inventory of secular landslides. Earth Surface Dynamics, 1. 67-78. 10.5194/esurf-1-67-2013
Hobbs, P, Gibson, A, Jones, L, Poulton, C, Jenkins, G, Pearson, S, and Freeborough, K. 2010. Monitoring coastal change using terrestrial LiDAR. In: Fleming, Claire; Marsh, Stuart; Giles, Jeremy, (eds.) Elevation models for geoscience. Geological Society of London, 117-127. (Geological Society Special Publications, 345).
Freeborough, K A, Gibson, A D, Hall, M, Poulton, C, Wildman, G, Forster, A, and Burt, E. 2006. Landslide and mass movement processes and their distribution in the Wellington district of Somerset. Geoscience in south-west England – Proceedings of the Ussher Society, 11 (2). 139-144.
Rawlins, B G, Kemp, S J, Hodgkinson, E H, Riding, J B, Vane, C H, Poulton, C, and Freeborough, K. 2006. Potential and pitfalls in establishing the provenance of earth-related samples in forensic investigations. Journal of Forensic Science, 51 (4). 832-845. 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2006.00152.x
- 2020 – ongoing: LandAware International Landslide Early Warning Network.
- 2016 – ongoing: Natural Hazard Partnership – Member