Severine Renee Rolande Cornillon

Miss Severine Renee Rolande Cornillon

GeoSpatial Data Analyst

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3372

E-mail Severine Renee Rolande Cornillon


Séverine is a French university-trained geologist with a M.Sc. in Geology and Environment and a Postgraduate Specialisation in Geomatics. She worked for over 2 years in England as a GIS professional in different sectors such as housing development, agriculture, environment and climate change resilience. She is now a new member of the GeoAnalytics and Modelling Directorate of the British Geological Survey in Keyworth and working as a Geospatial Data Analyst. As part of both the "Hazard and Resilience Modelling" and "Properties Resources Analysis" teams, her main activity will focus on the maintenance of the existing datasets products (BGSCivils, BGSGeology, GeoSure, etc.) and contribution to the development of new ones.


  • 2017 – ongoing : Geospatial Data Analyst, British Geological Survey
  • 2016 –2017 : Research Fellow, GeoData Institute, University of Southampton
  • 2014 –2017 : GIS Guest Lecturer, UniLaSalle Beauvais
  • 2015 –2016 : GIS Technician and GIS Quality Controller, Cyient Ltd
  • 2015 –2015 : GIS Analyst, Savills Ltd
  • 2012 –2012 : Intern as Geotechnical Consultant, IMSRN Guadeloupe
  • 2013 –2014 : Specialist Postgraduate in Geomatics, National School of Geographical Sciences, France
  • 2009 –2014 : MSc in Geology and Environment with Major in Geotechnics and Natural Hazards, UniLaSalle Beauvais, France


  • ESRI MOOC - Going Places with Spatial Analysis
  • ESRI MOOC - Earth Imagery at Work

Current projects and collaboration

  • River scour - Contribute to the development of a new river scour product
  • Cliff falls tsunamis - Creation of a seamless topography and bathymetry DEM of the Dover straight
  • Rocks at surface - Develop a workflow to build a beta version of a BGS rocks at surface product (bare rocks, thin soils over bedrock, boulders, scree and crags)
  • North Kent Chalk groundwater model - Contribute to the update of the hydro-lithostratigraphic model based on terrestrial LiDAR and DEM data processing and field work
  • Permeability V8 - Product update

Research interests

  • Natural hazards prediction
  • Climate change resilience
  • Coastal management
  • Oversea development
  • Data valorisation


  • ArcGIS
  • QGIS
  • Spatial analysis
  • Data management
  • Geospatial modelling
  • Geological field work