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Marine Geoscientist (2 posts) – British Geological Survey

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £25,702 to £31,931 plus. UKRI Pay Band C (or Band D)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 21st July 2022
Closes: 21st August 2022
Job Ref: 220000QC

As a Marine Geoscientist you will participate in projects for the offshore renewables industry and provide input into BGS’s geological mapping of the seabed and its subsurface, providing baseline high-resolution geological geospatial datasets to enable the sustainable development of the UK continental shelf.

You will also be required to undertake the analysis and interpretation of a variety of 2D and 3D seismic datasets as well as multibeam bathymetric, backscatter and borehole data, and their integration with geological interpretations.

This will form the basis of scientifically robust, processed based “ground models” which can be used to inform the planning and installation of offshore infrastructure (windfarms, tidal, cables).

You should be educated to degree level in a subject related to earth sciences/physical geography, and/or have relevant commercial experience. You should also have evidence of your ability to use specialist seismic analysis software applications (e.g. Kingdom Suite, Petrel).

In addition, you should have excellent GIS skills, and experience of creating geological/geomorphological maps using remote sensed data would be highly desirable.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and an ability to work flexibly and effectively within a team. With good time management skills, you will be able to work on several tasks concurrently.

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