Brighid O Dochartaigh

Ms Brighid O Dochartaigh
Twitter @beodoch.

Senior Hydrogeologist

Location: BGS Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 424

E-mail Brighid O Dochartaigh


  • 2009 – ongoing : Senior Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  • 1997 –2009 : Hydrogeologist, British Geological Survey
  • 1997 : MSc University of Birmingham, Hydrogeology
  • 1996 : BSc University of Edinburgh, Geology and Physical Geography

Current projects and collaboration

Professional association

  • 2010 – ongoing : Committee Member of the British National Chapter of the International Association of Hydrogeologists

Published outputs

Research interests

  • Improving availability and accessibility of groundwater information
  • Groundwater in difficult (e.g. low permeability or dryland) environments
  • Groundwater resources and chemistry in Scottish aquifers
  • Urban groundwater


  • Groundwater resource assessment and management in the UK and internationally
  • Hydrogeological field survey, data collection and interpretation: aquifer properties, hydrochemistry
  • Mapping and GIS tools for hydrogeological data interpretation
  • Working knowledge of German; basic knowledge of French, Russian and Arabic