GSNI at 70





Annual science review

The 2016/17 BGS annual science review is now available to view online.
Browse the annual science review

GSNI celebrates 70th anniversary

As part of its 70th anniversary celebrations, the Geological Survey Northern Ireland held a symposium in W5, Belfast, to showcase its achievements over the decades and its commitment to public service.

Climate through time online

Climate through time online is an interactive version of the popular poster map, but includes examples of where you might find some of the rock types in the UK and Ireland.

Nitrate in the rocks beneath our feet

Hydrogeologists at BGS have quantified the amount of nitrate stored in the unsaturated zone at the global scale for the first time.

Sustainable use of underground space

Explore activities that occur beneath the ground and how they interact using the Sustainable use of the subsurface viewer.

Environmental Baseline Monitoring

BGS leads a consortium to conduct Environmental Baseline Monitoring in the UK.
Read more about Environmental Baseline Monitoring

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See the BGS communications dashboard to find out what other people have looked at.

Geoscenic upgrade

GeoScenic (the external system for managing and delivering BGS images) will be unavailable on Tuesday 23 and Wednesday 24 January whilst the system is upgraded.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

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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