David Kerridge

Dr David Kerridge

Geophysicist
BGS Edinburgh
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David Kerridge’s Biography

  • 2013 – 2015 : Director, Earth Hazards and Observatories
  • 2011 – 2013 : Director of Geoscience Research
  • 2008 – 2011 : Head of Earth Hazards and Systems
  • 2000 – 2007 : Manager, Seismology and Geomagnetism Programme
  • 1997 – 2000 : Manager, Earthquake and Forensic Seismology and Geomagnetism Group
  • 1992 – 1997 : Manager, Geomagnetism Group

Research interests

  • Geomagnetism — the core field and core processes
  • Natural hazards and risk
  • Space weather, seismology, volcanology, earth observation, space geodesy

Skills

  • Geophysics
  • Mathematical methods
  • Science Leadership

Awards

  •  2015 : International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics: Fellow
  •  2013 : International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy: Honorary Member
  •  2010 : MBE: services to geophysics
  •  2009 : Royal Astronomical Society: Award for Services to Geophysics

Professional associations

  • Member of the AGU
  • Member of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • 1999 –2003 : President, International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

Boards and commitees

  • 2011 –2015 : Member, Natural Hazards Partnership
  • 2010 –2013 : Member, Space Environment Impacts Expert Group
  • 2009 –2015 : Chair, Scientific Council of the Bureau Central de Magnétisme Terrestre
  • 2008 –2014 : Member, INTERMAGNET Executive Council
  • 2003 –2008 : Chair, INTERMAGNET Executive Council
  • 1999 –2003 : Member, Executive Committee of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics

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