Dr Gemma Richardson

Geomagnetic hazard specialist
BGS Edinburgh

Gemma Richardson’s Biography

  • 2012 – ongoing : Geomagnetism team, British Geological Survey
  • 2008 –2013 : PhD, University of Liverpool, Polar Geomagnetism
  • 2003 –2007 : MESci (1st, hons), University of Liverpool, Geophysics

Research interests

  • Space weather and geomagnetic hazard
  • Geomagnetic field modelling

Current projects and collaborations


Key Papers

  • KELLY, G. S., Viljanen, A., Beggan, C., Thomson, A., 2017, Understanding GIC in the UK and French high-voltage transmission systems during severe magnetic storms, Space Weather, 15, 99–114, doi:10.1002/2016SW001469

Published outputs
NERC Open Research Archive — Gemma Samantha Kelly


  • Computer programming
  • Data analysis

Professional associations

  • Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society
  • STEM Ambassador

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