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BGS matters

This new quarterly newsletter from the British Geological Survey showcases the breadth of activities we've been involved in this Winter as well as what's new in our diary and on the website.
Read the first edition of BGS matters

BGS Annual Science Review 2013–14

Download our latest Science Review highlighting the key projects and research we undertook during 2013-2014.

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3D visualisation systems

The BGS is a world leader in Geoscience Visualisation application and development. We work with business partners to develop immersive visualisation systems and techniques for geoscientists.
More information

ESIOS: Monitoring and testing future energy in the UK

The government will allocate £31 million of funding to create world-class subsurface research test centres through the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), led by the BGS.

For more information see Monitoring and testing future energy in the UK.

The Lyell Centre

The BGS offices in Edinburgh and Loanhead are relocating to The Lyell Centre, a purpose built site on the Heriot-Watt University campus at Riccarton, in early 2016.
More about The Lyell Centre

Poll — tell us what you think!

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Poll on Facebook.

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