Edward Lewis

Edd Lewis

Data Standards Lead
BGS Keyworth
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Edward Lewis is the Standards Lead at the British Geological Survey, with the responsibility for improving the organisation and our partner’s data delivery using geospatial data standards to better align with FAIR data principles and driving growth through improved data access.

He is a member of the British Standard Institute IST/36 Geographic Information committee, MEDIN standards committee, Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) AGS Data Format committee and contributor to ISO/TC 211 & OGC standards.

Edward Lewis’s Biography

  • 2019 – ongoing : Data Standards Lead, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham
  • 2018 – 2019 : Geospatial Analyst (Standards), British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham
  • 2016 – 2018 : Senior Geologist (Minerals), International Geoscience Services (IGS) Ltd, Keyworth, Nottingham
  •  2016 – 2016 : Senior Geologist (Modelling), Geological Survey Ireland, Dublin
  •  2012 – 2016 : Consultant (Geology), SRK Consulting (Australia), Brisbane
  •  2012 – 2012 : Senior Project Geologist, Rio Tinto Iron Ore, Newman, Western Australia
  •  2010 – 2012 : Associate Exploration Geologist, SRK Exploration Services Ltd, Cardiff
  •  2010 – 2010 : Geosteering Geologist, Geosteering LLC, Houston, TX
  •  2009 – 2009 : Project Geologist, Stratex International PLC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  •  2008 – 2009 : Graduate Geoscientist, Rio Tinto, London

Research interests

  • Data Standards
  • Digital Strategy & Transformation
  • Geosemantics
  • Public/Precompetitive Data Strategy

Current projects and collaborations

ORCID

Publications

  • Wildman, G, and Lewis, E. 2021. Value of open data: A geoscience perspective. Geoscience Data Journal, 00, 1– 9. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1002/gdj3.138
  • Benham, A, and Lewis, E. 2017. How semantic technology makes geodata more discoverable, more useful and more valuable, Applied Earth Science, 126:2, 41-42
  • McConachie, B A, Stanmore, P, Creech, M, McLean-Hodgson, L, Kushkarina, A, and Lewis, E. 2015. Reserves Estimation and Influences on Coal Seam Gas Productivity in Eastern Australian Basins. AAPG Asia Pacific Region, Geoscience Technology Workshop, Opportunities and Advancements in Coal Bed Methane in the Asia Pacific, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, February 12-13, 2015, AAPG Search and Discovery Article #10749 (2015)
  • McConachie, B A, Stanmore, P, McLean-Hodgson, L, Kushkarina, A, and Lewis, E. 2015. Unconventional Gas Reservoir Productivity in Australian Proterozoic Rocks — Studies From the McArthur, Beetaloo, Mount Isa and Amadeus. International Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, Australia 13-16 September 2015: pp. 501-501.

Published outputs

Skills

  • Data Standards
  • Digital Strategy & Transformation
  • Free & Open Source Software
  • Geosemantics
  • Public/Precompetitive Data Strategy
  • Natural Resource Strategy & Policy
  • Exploration Geology
  • 3D Modelling
  • Mineral Resource Estimation
  • QGIS & ESRI GIS

 

Awards

  • AGS Data Management Working Group Award, 2021
  • Frank Arnott Award, Innovation in Data Visualisation & Integration – Team Deep On Data, 2nd place, 2015

Associations

  • Member of the British Standard Insitute IST/36 Geographic Information committee, MEDIN standards committee, Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) AGS Data Format committee.

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