Simon Harris
British Geological Survey

Conservator at British Geological Survey - caring for approximately 250,000 UK fossil specimens, rocks, thin sections, minerals and several hundred kilometres of drill core samples.

Most recently I have worked on the "GB 3D Type Fossils Online Project" ( which is bringing high quality images and 3d models of the UK reference collection of fossils to worldwide audiences via a new website.

Prior to that I worked with The National Trust to populate metadata and pictures for their collections management system which contains nearly one million items. Many of the records are accessible at