Dr Bill Perkins

Dr Bill Perkins


Department of Geography and Earth Sciences

Contact Details



Current PhD Students

  • KESS Studentship starting 1.10.11

Group Affiliation

Research Interests

  • Analytical and environmental geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, biogeochemistry of mine drainage, metal mine remediation, metal mine drainage and bioabsorption, HR-ICP-MS.

Other Projects


Blackwell, NL, Perkins, B, Palumbo-Roe, B, Bearcock, JM, Lloyd, JR & Edwards, A 2019, 'Seasonal blooms of neutrophilic Betaproteobacterial Fe(II) oxidizers and Chlorobi in iron-rich coal mine drainage sediments', FEMS Microbiology Ecology, vol. 95, no. 10, fiz140. https://doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiz140
Ou, XJ, Roberts, HM, Duller, GAT, Gunn, MD & Perkins, WT 2018, 'Attenuation of light in different rock types and implications for rock surface luminescence dating', Radiation Measurements, vol. 120, pp. 305-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radmeas.2018.06.027
Ismaiel, IA, Bird, G, McDonald, MA, Perkins, W & Jones, T 2018, 'Establishment of background water quality conditions in the Great Zab River catchment: influence of geogenic and anthropogenic controls on developing a baseline for water assessment and resource management', Environmental Earth Sciences, vol. 50, 77. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-017-7190-8
Perkins, WT, Bird, G, Jacobs, SR & Devoy, C 2016, 'Field-scale study of the influence of differing remediation strategies on trace metal geochemistry in metal mine tailings from the Irish Midlands', Environmental Science and Pollution Research, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 5592-5608. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-015-5725-7
Davies, AA, Perkins, W & Bowell, RJ 2016, 'Geochemical assessment of mine waste cover performance post reclamation at Parc mine, North Wales', Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis, vol. 16, no. 2, 320. https://doi.org/10.1144/geochem2014-320
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