March 2018 | BGS communications dashboard

Here is a round up of metrics for March 2018. For all social media, the item shown is the most popular this month.

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Press release

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New board created for the British Geological Survey

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and British Geological Survey (BGS) have today announced the membership of the first BGS Board.

The BGS Board has been created to assist BGS in meeting future challenges and ensure it continues as a world-leading survey, delivering services and providing infrastructure support nationally and globally.

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Press releases for March 2018

Top ten web pages

  1. BGS home page, 63 137 visitors
  2. Lexicon, 29 925 visitors
  3. Downloads, 24 396 visitors
  4. Map and map data viewers, 16 352 visitors
  5. Geology of Britain viewer, 16 191 visitors
  6. Search borehole scans, 8208 visitors
  7. Coordinate converter, 6456 visitors
  8. GeoIndex, 6404 visitors
  9. Maps portal, 5401 visitors
  10. Search the BGS website, 5294 visitors

New content

Earthwise page of the month

Tournaisian, Dinantian, Carboniferous, Wales

Green Bridge of Wales: well-bedded limestone with chert (Arundian) overlain by thick-bedded pale grey limestone (Holkerian).


28 832 Twitter followers

Come work with us: hydrogeologist/environmental scientist. Two posts


23 968 GeoBlogy page views

Energy transitions and geoscience by Prof Mike Stephenson