Kirsty Shorter

Kirsty Shorter

Environmental scientist
BGS Edinburgh
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Kirsty Shorter’s Biography

  • 2009 – BSc Geology, University of St Andrews
  • 2013 – MSc Hydrogeology, University of Strathclyde

Experience

  • 2016 –2018 : Assistant Environmental Scientist, Atkins. Working in the contaminated land and hydrogeology team in Warrington. Carrying out Phase 1 and Phase 2 studies, groundwater flow modelling using Seep/W software, core logging, site supervision, Phase 3 groundwater contamination study using ConSim and contributing to a large flood alleviation scheme.
  • 2014 –2016 : Graduate Environmental Scientist, Atkins. Working in the contaminated land and hydrogeology team in Warrington. Carrying out Phase 1 desk studies, ground gas monitoring, groundwater and surface water sampling, soil sampling and conducting on-site drilling supervision.
  • 2012 –2014 : Educational Outreach Officer, Geobus. Helping run various geology workshops in primary and secondary schools throughout Scotland with the Geobus, a geology outreach programme.
  • 2008 –2009 : Conversational English Teacher in Gansu Province, China, with charity Project Trust.

Current projects and collaborations

  • 2018 – ongoing :UK Geoenergy Observatories, Glasgow. Carrying out surface water, groundwater, soil gas, soil chemistry sampling work as part of the Glasgow UK Geoenergy Observatories project. Conducting on-site drilling supervision

Professional associations

  • Fellow of the Geological Society of London

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