Brighid O Dochartaigh

O’Dochartaigh Brighid

Senior hydrogeologist
BGS Edinburgh

Brighid O Dochartaigh’s Biography

  • 2009 – ongoing : Senior Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  • 1997 –2009 : Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  • 1997 : MSc University of Birmingham, Hydrogeology
  • 1996 : BSc University of Edinburgh, Geology and Physical Geography

Research interests

  • Improving availability and accessibility of groundwater information
  • Groundwater in difficult (e.g. low permeability or dryland) environments
  • Groundwater resources and chemistry in Scottish aquifers
  • Urban groundwater

Current projects and collaborations

Published outputs



  • Groundwater resource assessment and management in the UK and internationally
  • Hydrogeological field survey, data collection and interpretation: aquifer properties, hydrochemistry
  • Mapping and GIS tools for hydrogeological data interpretation
  • Working knowledge of German; basic knowledge of French, Russian and Arabic

Professional associations

  • 2010 – ongoing:Committee Member of the British National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists

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