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A Nuffield Bursaries celebration will be hosted at BGS, Keyworth on 4 October; a presentation evening for both the host organisations and the students' parents. First year A-level students who have undertaken Nuffield bursaries throughout the …


David Boon, BGS engineering geologist, explains why the recent earthquake in New Zealand was so destructive and how the results of new geological research hopes aid the safer rebuilding of the devastated city. BGS Keyworth, Meeting Room 1, 7pm …


De la Beche lecture theatre, BGS, Keyworth.
Bringing together scientists studying the different components of Polar Earth science to exchange information and perspectives. As we come to terms with climate change, understanding the landscape and environmental response of the Polar …


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Discover a unique land of unusual, ancient rocks, rare minerals and a diverse and distinctive landscape. Its all here! Take a fresh look at Charnwood Forest in this exhibition by the British Geological Survey and Natural England. From Saturday …


BGS holds over 100km of drill core
The main focus of this conference is to examine the existing, current and proposed shale gas extraction, with a focus on the associated environmental impacts, allowing an insight from the commercial and environmental leaders. This will then be …


Sir William Edmund Logan
A new exhibition, dedicated to the geologist Sir William Edmond Logan FRS (1798-1875), opened at the National Waterfront Museum, Swansea on 29th May. The exhibition is the result of collaboration between the National Museum of Wales and …


Children learning about fossils
A BGS Open Day has been held annually in September at our Edinburgh office, Murchison House, for over 25 years. Exhibitions, displays and demonstrations highlight the varied work of the Survey and a programme of illustrated talks runs all day. …


Carbon dioxide molecules
Much of the coal we are burning today in power stations was made in the 'coal forests' of Europe and North America in the Carboniferous Period, and the CO 2 released is altering our atmosphere dangerously quickly. The idea of carbon capture and …


Automated titration the laboratory, or in the field.
Brownfield Briefing: Cost-Effective Site Investigation conference Collecting accurate & timely data and employing best-practice techniques for cost-effective site investigation Day 2 - Thursday 16 June 2011 includes: Environment & …


School children at an open day at BGS
ESTA Annual Course and Conference is a fantastic opportunity for high quality CPD that will make teaching and learning Earth Sciences enjoyable for you, and both fun and inspiring for your students. Conference Theme: Energy More information and …


Rock wall carved by mining equipment
National Waterfront Museum, Swansea: Coal Seams & Copper exhibition A copper master in the 1830s, William Logan made detailed maps of local coal seams which were used for the first government Geological Survey map in Wales. This exhibition …


Contaminated ground
The UK Groundwater Forum's 2011 conference is being held jointly with the Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society at Burlington House, London and is entitled Contaminated Ground, Contaminated Groundwater? It will consider the on-going …


Gas pipes
The Energy Institute, in partnership with the British Geological Survey, will be holding a one-day conference to examine the very latest developments in the unconventional gas market. The conference will enable delegates to realistically assess …


De la Beche lecture theatre, BGS, Keyworth.
Making Sense of Chalk: Engineering Properties and Hydrogeology with Prof. Rory Mortimore Meeting Room 1, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG


Yorkshire Valley
Title: Carbon capture and storage: latest developments Location: Meeting Room 1, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG Non-members welcome.


School children at an open day at BGS
A series of activities that are free and open to the public, 11am -4pm. Wollaton Hall, Nottingham


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Title: The Earth after us. Speaker: Dr Jan Zalasiewicz (University of Leicester) Venue: University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby DE22 1GB Location: Room T115 (T-Block, 1st floor) Start time: 5.00 pm. Contact details: Callum Ewing, Thomas …


Shale Gas & Unconventional Gas Summit 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is an updated, insightful and high profile conference for government officials, global and local directors and senior executives, professionals, thought leaders and …


Geovisionary 3D UK
The origin of Continental Crust: old controversies, new ideas. With Prof. Hugh Rollinson Room OL1 (access via atrium balcony), University of Derby, Kedleston Road Site.


Sixth form students reporting on the  Quarry or Not?  public inquiry
The Geological Society are running a 'Careers in Earth Science' day at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh on 23 Feb 2011 The BGS will have an exhibition stand and will be giving a talk at the event. The day includes a series of presentations, chiefly by …


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