Ms Stephanie Bricker

Ms Stephanie Bricker

Team Leader Urban Geoscience

Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3574

E-mail Ms Stephanie Bricker


  •  2016 – ongoing : ODA Platform Manager: Asian Cities, British Geological Survey
  •  2014 – ongoing : Team leader - Urban Geoscience, British Geological Survey
  •  2008 –2014 : Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  •  2008 : PGdip, University College London, Hydrogeology
  •  2004 : BSc, University of East Anglia, Environmental Earth Sciences
  •  2004 : Hydrogeologist, Environment Agency

Research interests

  • Sustainable use of Urban Underground Space
  • Urban geological resilience
  • Urban groundwater systems (London, Glasgow, East Midlands)
  • Investigation of climate change and hydrological extremes on groundwater resources
  • Use of 3D/4D geological models for hydrogeological and urban research
  • Development of multi-scale map tools for city decision-making
  • Quantitative hydrogeology and aquifer properties

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

  • Chartered Geologist (Hydrogeology) - Geological Society of London
  • Member of the International Association of Hydrogeologists
  • Member of the UK Water Partnership Water and Cities task force

Published outputs

  • NERC Open Research Archive — Stephanie Bricker
  • Boni, R.; Cigna, F.; Bricker, S.; Meisina, C.; McCormack, H.. 2016 Characterisation of hydraulic head changes and aquifer properties in the London Basin using Persistent Scatterer Interferometry ground motion data. Journal of Hydrology, 540. 835-849. 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.06.068
  • Banks, V. J., Bricker, S. H., Royse, K.R. and Collins, P.E.F. 2015. Anomalous buried hollows in London: Development of a hazard susceptibility map, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrology. 48 (1). 55-70. 10.1144/qjegh2014-037
  • Bloomfield, J.P.; Marchant, B.P.; Bricker, S.H.; Morgan, R.B.. 2015 Regional analysis of groundwater droughts using hydrograph classification. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19 (10). 4327-4344. 10.5194/hess-19-4327-2015
  • Bricker, S.H.; Yadav, S.K.; MacDonald, A.M.; Satyal, Y.; Dixit, A.; Bell, R.. 2014 Groundwater resilience Nepal: preliminary findings from a case study in the Middle Hills. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 60pp. (OR/14/069) (Unpublished)
  • Bricker, S.H., and Bloomfield, J.P. 2014. Using grain-size data to define the basin-wide distribution of superficial permeability: an illustration from the Thames catchment, Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology.
  • Bricker, S.H., Barron, A.J.M., Hughes, A.G., Jackson, C. and Peach, D. 2014. From geological complexity to hydrogeological understanding using an integrated 3D conceptual modelling approach – insights from the Cotswolds, UK: in Fractured Rock Hydrogeology (Sharp, J.M., Jr., ed.), Selected Papers, International Association of Hydrogeologists, Taylor & Francis, London, Ch. 6 ISBN 978-1138001596
  • Royse, K., Banks, V., Bricker, S., and Marchant, A. 2013. Can sustainable development be achieved if geology is ignored? Zeitschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Geowissenschaften. 164 (4). 541-555. 10.1127/1860-1804/2013/0024
  • Bloomfield, J P, Bricker, S H and Newell, A. J. 2011. Some relationships between lithology, basin form and hydrology: a case study from the Thames Basin, UK