July 2017 | BGS communications dashboard

Here is a round up of metrics for July 2017. For all social media, the item shown is the most popular this month.

BGS Web Stats

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Press release


Water conservation research for sustainable farming in Africa. Leading experts from the UK and developing countries across the world are joining forces to tackle some of the most serious global challenges in a new multi-disciplinary research programme launched today.

21 July 2017, 651 downloads

Press releases for July 2017

Top ten web pages

  1. BGS home page, 60,484 visitors
  2. Lexicon, 16,837 visitors
  3. Downloads, 14,186 visitors
  4. Geology of Britain viewer, 12,678 visitors
  5. Map and map data viewers, 11,209 visitors
  6. Search borehole scans, 6,304 visitors
  7. Coordinate converter, 5,582 visitors
  8. What is an earthquake?, 4,816 visitors
  9. OpenGeoscience, 4,620 visitors
  10. GeoIndex, 4,576 visitors


YouTube views 10,263 for July

New content


2674 Instagram followers

A tooth from Cacharocles, a Neogene shark.