Andrew Marchant

Andrew Marchant

Senior GIS developer
BGS Keyworth

Andrew Marchant’s Biography

  •  1996 – ongoing : GIS Developer, British Geological Survey
  •  1995 – 1996 : MSc Geographical Information Systems, Edinburgh University
  •  1992 – 1995 : Developer, Defence Research Agency
  •  1989 – 1992 : BSc Computer Science, University of Reading

Research interests

  • GIS Web and Desktop application development
  • GIS Analysis
  • Creation of spatial data products
  • ConSEPT – GIS tools for managing Contaminated Land and helping Local Authorities to meet the requirements of Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990


  • Abesser, Corinna; Lewis, Melinda A.; Marchant, Andrew P.; Hulbert, Andrew G.. 2014Mapping suitability for open-loop ground source heat pump systems: a screening tool for England and Wales, UK. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 47 (4). 373-380.10.1144/qjegh2014-050
  • Dearden, R.A.; Marchant, A.; Royse, K.. 2013 Development of a suitability map for infiltration sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). Environmental Earth Sciences , 70 (6). 2587-2602.10.1007/s12665-013-2301-7
  • Lark, R.M.; Mathers, S.J.; Marchant, A.; Hulbert, A.. 2014 An index to represent lateral variation of the confidence of experts in a 3-D geological model. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association, 125 (3). 267-278. 10.1016/j.pgeola.2014.05.002
  • Marchant, A P, Banks, V J, Royse, K, Quigley, S P, Wealthall, G P. 2011 An Initial Screening Tool for water resource contamination due to development in the Olympic Park 2012 site, London. Environmental Earth Sciences, 64 (2). 483-495. 10.1007/s12665-010-0872-0
  • Marchant, A.P.; Banks, V.J.; Royse, K.R.; Quigley, S.P.. 2013 The development of a GIS methodology to assess the potential for water resource contamination due to new development in the 2012 Olympic Park site, London. Computers and Geosciences, 51. 206-215.10.1016/j.cageo.2012.09.006
  • Royse, Katherine R.; Banks, Vanessa J.; Bricker, Stephanie H.; Marchant, Andrew P.. 2013 Can sustainable development be achieved if geology is ignored? Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Geowissenschaften, 164 (4). 541-555. 10.1127/1860-1804/2013/0024


  • Management of Desktop and Web GIS development
  • ArcGIS Server Administration
  • Web GIS Development: ArcGIS API for JavaScript
  • Desktop Development: Visual Basic .NET and ArcObjects, Python
  • Desktop GIS: ArcMap and ArcGIS Pro

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