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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 …

2011-06-17


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. …

2011-06-14


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 …

2011-05-24


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 & …

2011-05-20


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 …

2011-05-20


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 …

2011-05-16


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 …

2011-04-13


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 …

2011-04-01


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

2011-03-30


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

2011-03-23


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

2011-03-11


Aerial photograph
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 …

2011-03-08


Microfossil
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 …

2011-03-07


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.

2011-02-21


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 …

2011-02-11


CO2 molecule
Prof Mike Stephenson, Head of Energy (BGS) will give a lecture on Coal & climate change at the University of Nottingham on 23 Feb 2011. Much of the coal that we're burning today in power stations was made in 'coal forests' of Europe and North …

2011-01-28


Angkor Wat
A meeting sponsored by the BGS, hosted by the Geological Society of London, Burlington House, London, on 11 May 2011. The concept of the Anthropocene represents one of the most democratic and bottom-up organising principles that Earth science …

2011-01-28


Exploding lightbulb. Fotosearch photography David Ewing
UK industry is ready to build industrial-scale CCS plants immediately. By 2050 there will be a global market for CCS worth more than $5 trillion by 2050 (similar to the oil industry). In the UK alone, the government has estimated that CCS could …

2011-01-26


NHM Science Fair
The Natural History Museum is running a free Earth Science Fair at the Natural History Museum for KS3-5 students, on 1 March. Museum scientists from the Palaeontology and Mineralogy departments will chat informally with students at their …

2011-01-25


Soil Sampling
Cities, catchments and coasts: applied geoscience for decision-making in London and the Thames Basin A half-day conference followed by an afternoon workshop at the Institute of Physics, London on 13 May 2011. This free seminar will tell you …

2011-01-20

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