ASR 17–18

Magnetic Field

UN goals

One Ocean Hub

British Geological Survey and Heriot-Watt scientists are research partners in the ambitious, 20 million UKRI GCRF One Ocean Hub, which will transform the global response to the urgent challenges facing our oceans.
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Planning application submitted for Cheshire Observatory

The BGS has submitted its planning application for a UK Geoenergy Observatory in Cheshire. The Cheshire Geoenergy Research Field Site will deliver important new data on the underground environment and will become a world-class observatory for geoscience, geological modelling and environmental monitoring. Picture © Peter Corcoran.

Annual Science Review 2017–2018

The BGS Annual Science Review for 2017–2018. As a world-leading, global geological survey, we have an extensive programme of geoscience research, survey and monitoring, data management and dissemination. This helps us to focus on public-good science and to understand and predict the geological processes that matter to people's lives.

World Magnetic Model (WMM)

What links the centre of the Earth, billions of smartphones, and BGS scientists? The answer is: the recently updated World Magnetic Model (WMM). More information

UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Geological Society of London has published a joint briefing note with BGS and Geology for Global Development outlining the ways in which geologists are key to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website

BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online


App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!


App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App