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As part of the Natural Hazards Partnership, BGS has prepared a number of 'Geohazard Notes' to provide relevant summary information about some of the geohazards that could affect the UK.

Coastal Erosion
Summary information about coastal erosion that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.21 MB]
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Geomagnetism UK Geohazard Note
The geomagnetic hazard arises from rapid and/or large changes in the magnitude and direction of the natural geomagnetic field. Rapid magnetic variations can be hazardousto some technologies, such as power grids, pipelines, satellites, and railways. Whilst the geomagnetic hazard cannot be prevented, careful monitoring and prediction enables operators to better safeguard their technologies and thus mitigate their risk.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 4.42 MB]
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Ground shrinking and swelling
Summary information about ground shrinking and swelling that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.69 MB]
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Groundwater flooding
Summary information about groundwater flooding that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.02 MB]
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Landslides
Summary information about landslides that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.38 MB]
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Naturally occurring radon
Summary information about naturally occurring radon that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 578 KB]
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Seismic hazard
Summary information about seismic hazards that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.75 MB]
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Soluble Rocks
Summary information about soluble rock hazards that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 2.36 MB]
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Volcanic hazards
Summary information about volcanic hazards that could affect the UK.
[Adobe Acrobat PDF 1.10 MB]
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