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BGS are hosting the free event 'Metals, mines and mobiles: The life cycle of metals in the natural and human environment' at the British Science Festival at the University of Bradford 1-4pm Monday 12th September 2011. This event will examine …


iGeology best app
This one-day conference organised by the Association for Geographic Information Scotland and European Standards CEN/TC 287 Geographic information will examine the potential impact the of Location-based Apps and explore the potential for new …


Exploration drilling Curraghinalt gold deposit BGS©NERC
This conference, organised by the Mining Institute of Scotland and the Central Scotland Regional Group of the Geological Society, considers the challenges facing the extractive industries in developing these resources within the regulatory and …


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Special Technical Sessions | Crossing the Digital Divide: Availability of Geoscience Knowledge for Resolving Environmental and Societal Challenges. BGS Team Leader, Holger Kessler, is featured in this special session that addresses the entire …


Shale Gas World logo
Strategy, opportunity and growth for governments, operators and key stakeholders in shale gas development The main focus of the conference is to tackle environmental and regulatory issues impacting shale gas exploration and production. Access …


BGS Staff at work in the laboratory
Title: Shale Gas exploration in the UK and mainland Europe Venue: British Geological Survey, Meeting Room (follow signs from reception) Speaker: Peter Turner, Cuadrilla Resources Limited Convener: Dave Boon


3D geological model
A conference organised by the Geoscience Information Group of the Geological Society, and our Data and Research for Environmental Applications and Models (DREAM) cross-cutting project at the British Geological Survey. The aim is to provide a …


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The next conference will be held at BGS Keyworth on 28-30 Sept 2012. Theme: Digital tools for geology teaching. ESTA Annual Course and Conference is a fantastic opportunity for high quality CPD that will make teaching and learning Earth …


BGS Staff at work in the laboratory
BGS will be helping Prospect to deliver the Environmental Science national competition at the WorldSkills 2011 event, ExCeL London, from 5-8 October 2011. More about WorldSkills London 2011


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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 …


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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 …


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