Dr Chris Jackson

Dr Christopher Jackson

Head of Environmental Modelling
BGS Keyworth

Christopher Jackson’s biography

  • Principal Groundwater Modeller, British Geological Survey
  • 2005 – 2012: External Lecturer, MSc Environmental Hydrogeology, Cardiff University
  • 2000: PhD University of Birmingham, Groundwater Modelling
  • 1997 – 2001: Research Associate, School of Civil Engineering, University of Birmingham
  • 1996: MSc(Eng) University of Birmingham, Water Resources Technology & Management
  • 1993: BSc University of East Anglia, Geophysical Science

Research interests

  • ZOOMQ3D groundwater model development
  • OpenMI and FluidEarth technology for integrated hydrological modelling
  • Groundwater flooding
  • Groundwater, climate change and extreme events
  • Impacts of climate change on groundwater deployable output
  • Numerical methods for groundwater flow simulation
  • Pumping test analysis and flow to boreholes

Current projects and collaboration

  • CAMELLIA: Community Water Management for a Liveable London
  • Hydro-JULES
  • PhiGO: Philippines Groundwater Outlook
  • Hydrological Outlook: a multi-partner collaboration providing 3-month ahead forecasts of groundwater levels and river flows for the UK

Professional association

  • Fellow of the Geological Society, London

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