A Forward Look to a Roadmap for Solid Earth Science in Europe
Historical maps of the Geological Survey of Great Britain and Ireland
Sinkholes (or dolines)
World Mineral Statistics Data Download
Free Open Day at BGS Keyworth on Saturday 8 June.... talks, tours and trilobites.
Our special guest, Prof. Iain Stewart, will be giving a talk — The making of the continents.
More information and booking.
To be competitive on the world stage, Europe needs a coordinated, comprehensive Earth Science research strategy.
A consultation for 2013–33 (and beyond) is on-going, closing date 31 May 2013. Everyone is invited to participate. It's our Earth.
Scans of all BGS one-inch hand-coloured maps issued between 1835 and 1905 have now been released on OpenGeoscience for viewing. They include the very first maps compiled by the founder of the Survey, Sir Henry De la Beche, and cover all maps issued before colour printing was introduced.
Recent sinkhole collapses in the United States have attracted much media attention.
Dr Andy Farrant and Dr Anthony Cooper discuss sinkholes in the UK and examine how they are formed.
MineralsUK World Mineral Statistics data from 1992 to 2011 are now available to download direct to Microsoft Excel format.
Please try our new website search
and email us feedback so that we can make it even better.
The Web Team
OpenGeoscience, Digital products, National Geoscience Data Centre, GeoRecords & GeoReports.
UK geology, carbon capture, climate change, earthquakes, geothermal energy, groundwater, landslides, mineralsUK, shale gas, technologies.
For business, research and the public; geological reports, site investigation, digital data, laboratories, online shopping.
Who we are and how we operate.
View staff profiles and get in touch.
For anyone interested in learning more about geology; climate change, earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, time and the geology of Britain.