Leanne Hughes

Leanne Hughes

Survey geologist
BGS Keyworth

Leanne Hughes’ biography

  • 2015 – ongoing: Chartered Geologist
  • 2013 – 2014: Vice-President of the Geologists Association
  • 2010 – 2011: MSc Earth Science — Drumlin morphology in Western Anglesey
  • 2008 – ongoing: Survey Geologist, British Geological Survey
  • 2005 – 2008: BSc (Hons) Staffordshire University, Physical, Environmental Geography

Research interests

  • 3D geological modelling
  • Glacial geomorphology
  • Quaternary mapping

Current projects and collaboration

Published outputs

Hughes, L, Bateson, L, Ford, J, Napier, B, Creixell, C, Contreras, J-P, and Vallette, J. 2017. Virtual Field Reconnaissance to enable multi-site collaboration in geoscience fieldwork in Chile. [Poster] In: EGU General Assembly 2017, Vienna, Austria, 23-28 April 2017. British Geological Survey. (Unpublished)

Lee, J R, Wakefield, O J W, Phillips, E, and Hughes, L. 2015. Sedimentary and structural evolution of a relict subglacial to subaerial drainage system and its hydrogeological implications: an example from Anglesey, north Wales, UK. Quaternary Science Reviews, 109. 88-110.

Phillips, E, and Hughes, L. 2014. Hydrofracturing in response to the development of an overpressurised subglacial meltwater system during drumlin formation: an example from Anglesey, NW Wales, Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association

Everest, J, Bradwell, T, Jones, L, and Hughes, L. 2017. The geomorphology of Svínafellsjökull and Virkisjökull-Falljökull glacier forelands, southeast Iceland. Journal of Maps, 13 (2). 936-945.

Phillips, E, Lee, J R, Riding, J B, Kendall, R, and Hughes, L. 2012. Periglacial disruption and subsequent glacitectonic deformation of bedrock : an example from Anglesey, North Wales, UK. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association.

Hughes, L, Phillips, L J E, Thomas, G, and Chiverrell, R. 2011. 3D Architecture and evidence of multiphase sediment fill within drumlins formed between a paleo ice stream. [conference abstract and poster] in; The ice/bed interface in past and present ice sheets and glaciers: subglacial processes, sediments, landforms, and ecosystems. International Union for Quaternary Research, INQUA-Bern.

Cut-out 3D model of Eyjafjallajökull

NERC Open Research Archive — Leanne Hughes


  • 3D Modelling
  • Digital geological mapping training
  • Quaternary Geology

Professional association

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