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Hire Dr. Stephen S.
United Kingdom
USD 75 /hr

Freelance science writer and editor, focus on earth sciences, climate change, policy, operations & spatial data

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Writing Technical Writing, Newswriting
Research Feasibility Study, Fact Checking, Gray Literature Search, Systematic Literature Review
Consulting Scientific and Technical Consulting
Data & AI Statistical Analysis, Algorithm Design-Non ML
Product Development Formulation
Work Experience

Science Manager

University of Leicester

July 2019 - June 2020

Science Manager

University of Leicester

June 2019 - June 2020

Environmental Science Manager

Hawke's Bay Regional Council

March 2014 - May 2019

Manager Geosystems

Umwelt (Australia) Pty Ltd

June 2012 - February 2014

Principal Consultant

Umwelt (Australia) Pty Ltd

March 2009 - June 2012

Senior Operator (Principal Advisor)

Ministry for the Environment, New Zealand

April 2007 - February 2009

Natural Hazards Manager

Otago Regional Council (New Zealand)

June 2003 - March 2007

Senior Hydrogeologist

SKM Consultants New Zealand

May 2002 - May 2003

Temporary Lecturer

University of Auckland

July 1998 - April 2002


PhD Earth Sciences - "Rates of Natural Climate Change - A Study of Speleothems"

The Open University

September 1992 - February 1996

MA Geography

University of Oxford

October 1989 - June 1992

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Trevor H. Worthy, Stephen E.J. Swabey(2002). Avifaunal changes revealed in Quaternary deposits near Waitomo Caves, North Island, New Zealand . Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 32. (2). p. 293--325. Informa {UK} Limited
Stephen E.J. Swabey(2002). The Nature of the Environment . New Zealand Geographer. 58. (1). p. 53--54. Wiley
P. A. Bland, A. Conway, T. B. Smith, F. J. Berry, S. E. J. Swabey, C. T. Pillinger(1998). Calculating flux from meteorite decay rates: a discussion of problems encountered in deciphering a 105{\textendash}106 year integrated meteorite flux at Allan Hills and a new approach to pairing . Geological Society, London, Special Publications. 140. (1). p. 43--58. Geological Society of London
A.J.L. HARRIS, S.E.J. SWABEY, J. HIGGINS(1995). Automated thresholding of active lavas using {AVHRR} data . International Journal of Remote Sensing. 16. (18). p. 3681--3686. Informa {UK} Limited
Chapter introductions to Bradley, B (2000) "NZ From Space".