Dr Kathryn Leeming, Environmental Statistician
Groundwater is both a precious drinking water resource and contributor to the threat of flooding across the globe. Therefore it is important to monitor and understand the potentially changing characteristics of groundwater.
In this talk I will motivate the use of time series and functional data analysis techniques to assess the groundwater component of river flows. The spatial and temporal patterns resulting from this analysis are used to answer scientific questions of interest, and generate directions for further research.
About the British Geological Survey
“As the national geological survey, we are the UK’s premier provider of objective and authoritative scientific data, information and knowledge to help society understand our Earth. The BGS is a data-rich organisation with over 400 datasets in its care, including environmental monitoring data, digital databases, physical collections (borehole core, rocks, minerals and fossils), records and archives.”