Russell Swift

Russell Swift

Geologist and geophysicist
BGS Keyworth

Russell Swift’s Biography

  • 2014 – ongoing : British Geological Survey, Geophysical Tomography team
  •  2009 –2014 : MEarthSci (Hons), University of Manchester, Earth Sciences

Research interests

  • The links between the geotechnical and geophysical properties of rocks and soils.
  • Humanitarian applications of geology and geophysics.

Current projects and collaborations

  • Studying the relationships between the resistivities of clays, and their moisture contents, densities and pore suction.
  • Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography to better understand unstable ground, particularly locations where this affects infrastructure.

Professional associations

  • 2013 – ongoing: Fellow of the Geological Society of London

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