Websites hosted by the British Geological Survey

The British Geological Survey hosts the websites of several organisations which share the Survey's goal of promoting the discovery, understanding and enjoyment of the geoscience world.

Disclaimer: Each organisation retains full rights and responsibilities for its content. Questions, suggestions and comments should be directed to the person maintaining each site. Questions regarding hosted sites in general should be directed to the BGS Webmaster (www-bgs@bgs.ac.uk).

Afghanistan minerals

Afghanistan flagThe official web site for the Afghanistan Geological Survey, a component body of the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines.

Africa Groundwater Literature Archive

Logo for AGLAA searchable database of references of groundwater literature, both published and unpublished.

AGID

Logo for AGIDThe Association of Geoscientists for International Development.

BARGE

BARGE LogoBioaccessibility Research Group of Europe.

BritGeothermal

BritGeothermal LogoBritGeothermal is a new UK-based consortium established as a focus for deep geothermal energy research both in the UK and globally.

Centre for Environmental Geochemistry

Centre for Environmental Geochemistry LogoA collaborative research centre between the University of Nottingham and the BGS.

Changing Water Cycle

Changing Water Cycle LogoA NERC funded research programme which will develop an integrated, quantitative understanding of changes in the global water cycle.

CGI

CGI LogoCommission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information.

CO2 CONTAIN

CO2 stored LogoThe impaCt of hydrOcarbon depletioN on the Treatment of cAprocks within performance assessment for CO2 InjectioN schemes - CONTAIN

CO2 stored

CO2 stored LogoThe UK Storage Appraisal Project (UK SAP) was commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to provide a comprehensive, auditable and defensible estimate of UK CO2 storage capacity.

COST Action TU1202

COST Action TU1202 LogoAddressing the impacts of climate change on engineered slopes for infrastructure

Earth Data Models

Earth Data Models LogoOpen, ready-to-use database designs that are free for all.

Earth Science Europe

Earth Science Europe LogoA Forward Look to a Roadmap for Earth Sciences Research in Europe

EMODNET-Geology portal

EMODNET LogoEuropean Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODNET)

EPOS

EPOS LogoEuropean Plate Observing System (EPOS), UK Steering Group

ESEF(EW)

ESEF LogoEarth Science Education Forum for England and Wales, incorporates the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Earth Sciences web pages.

Environmental Science to Services Partnership (ESSP)

ESSP LogoThe ESSP is a partnership of seven UK public-sector bodies. Our collective purpose is to develop ways to translate and apply the world-leading environmental science we each generate, to support the delivery and improvement of UK services.

EURARE

EURARE LogoEURARE is a project funded by the European Commission for the 'Development of a sustainable exploitation scheme for Europe's Rare Earth ore deposits'.

FORGE

Fate of Repository Gases logoFate of Repository Gases.

Foundations of the Mendips

FOTP LogoAn interactive guide to the natural and man-made landscape of the Mendip Hills.

GB3D Type Fossils Online

GB3D Type Fossils Online FossilThis project, funded by JISC, aims to develop a single database of the type specimens, held in British collections, of macrofossil species and subspecies found in the UK, including links to photographs (including 'anaglyph' stereo pairs) and a selection of 3D digital models.

GIG

GIG LogoGeoscience Information Group.

GSNI

Geological Survey of Northern Ireland LogoGeological Survey of Northern Ireland.

IAGA

IAGA LogoDIVISION V: Geomagnetic observatories, surveys and analyses: International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy

IBIS

IBISIsotopes in Biogenic Silica.

ICDP - UK

International Continental Scientific Drilling Program - UK.

InformaTEC

InformaTEC is a NERC funded Technology Cluster for the field of Data, Models and Informatics.

Irish Historical Geological Maps

Irish Historical Maps logoA range of historical geological maps, sections and memoirs of Ireland, mostly from the 19th century.

iSMART

Infrastructure slopes Sustainable Management And Resilience Assessment logoInfrastructure slopes Sustainable Management And Resilience Assessment

London Basin Forum

London Basin Forum logoThe London Basin Forum (unearthing London's geology): a research consortium of industrial and academic partners whose aim is to produce a baseline model for the London Basin.

MAREMAP

MAREMAP logoImproving our understanding of the seabed environment around the UK.

MineralsUK

MineralsUK LogoUp-to-date information on mineral exploration, mining, production and trade.

Mining Access Portal

Mining access portalPartnership of public sector bodies to make information about the extent of historic underground mining of non-coal minerals in Britain more accessible.

NAG-CITY

NAG-CITYMaking best use of the ground beneath our cities.

NERC Projects

NERC logo

NIGL

NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory (NIGL) LogoNERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory.

OneGeology

OneGeology LogoCreating a dynamic digital geological map for the world.

PURE Experimental Zone

PURE Experimental Zone LogoSharing and fusing Earth models and data.

QICS

Quantifying and monitoring potential ecosystem impacts of geological carbon storage (QICS)Quantifying and monitoring potential ecosystem impacts of geological carbon storage (QICS).

Radioactivity And The Environment

RATEThe high level goal is to build UK capacity in radioactivity and the environment.

SADC Groundwater Grey Literature Archive

SADC logoAn archive of groundwater literature from the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

SCMR

IUGS Subcommission on the systematics of Metamorphic Rocks LogoIUGS Subcommission on the systematics of Metamorphic Rocks.

Storm Risk Mitigation

Storm Risk MitigationA NERC funded research programme which aims to improve short and longer term forecasting of storms and their impacts on catchments and coasts.

Tellus South West

Tellus South West logoA low-level airborne geophysical survey of the South West of England

Tetrapod World

Tetrapod WorldTetrapod World: early evolution and diversification. Discovering how tetrapods splashed out!

UKCCS Research Centre Archive

UKCCSRC ArchiveThe UKCCSRC Archive holds digital data outputs generated by UKCCSRC funded research projects and makes them available to search and download.

UK GEO Co-ordination Project

UK geoThe intergovernmental Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is leading a worldwide effort to build a Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS) to build on and add value to existing Earth Observation (EO) systems.

UK geoscience: Earth Science in the 21st century

UK geoscienceContribute to the C21 Earth Sciences Forum and shape the future direction of UK geoscience.

UK Minerals Forum

UK Minerals Forum logoThis site debates and informs government and the public on the prudent use, sustainable management and supply of UK minerals.

UKSO

UKSOA gateway to discover soil property datasets; on the web or via smartphone apps.

U-Series

U-Series logoUSeries.org is a website for the exchange and development of ideas related to U-series geochronology.

VOGRIPA

Vogripa logoThe Volcanic Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project aims to provide systematic information on global volcanic activity, hazards and vulnerability that can be analysed to identify locations at high risk from volcanism and gaps in knowledge about hazards and risk.

World Data Centre for Geomagnetism

International Council for Science World Data SystemThe Geomagnetism team of the British Geological Survey hosts the World Data Centre for Geomagnetism (Edinburgh), a node of the World Data System (WDS) established by the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU).