February 2015 | BGS communications dashboard

Here is a round up of metrics for February 2015. For all social media, the item shown is the most popular this month.

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Press release

Architect's impression of the new Lyell Centre

Breaking Ground on the new Scottish Headquarters of the British Geological Survey.

On the 21st January 2015 a ground breaking ceremony heralded the start of the £20m Lyell Centre at Heriot-Watt University's Edinburgh Campus. The Centre will be the Scottish headquarters for the British Geological Survey (BGS) as well as a major joint BGS/Heriot-Watt University research centre for geological, petroleum and marine sciences.

Press releases for March 2015


21,280 Facebook likes

Bicentennial geological map of Britain 1815-2015


14,400 Twitter followers

Geological illustration


649 Instagram followers

Bytham River deposits from Leet Hill