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Hands-on examination of fossils from the BGS collections
A free event - come along and bring the kids . Activities include plaster casting fossils, making your own earthquake, panning for 'gold' and re-enacting Cadell's famous mountain building experiment. Saturday 25 September from 10:00am to 5:00pm …

2010-07-13


Mining equipment
This free lecture, open to everyone from true concrete aficionados and specifiers to students new to construction, aims to show that not only is concrete the material of choice but also how, with the use of new technologies like nanoscience it …

2010-06-04


School children at The Groundwater Experience
The Groundwater Experience celebrates its 10th year at Hill End Field Study Centre, Oxford from 24-28 May. The week-long event promotes the importance of groundwater through a range of hands-on activities, often with a chance to get wet! …

2010-05-11


Ancaster stone, Wilsford quarry
Engineering, sediment management and landscape-scale evolution in California's coastal environment. With David Brew Meeting Room 1, British Geological Survey, Keyworth

2010-05-05


Field measurement is vital to obtain accurate measurements of groundwater quality
Groundwater's role in reducing our carbon footprint The UK Groundwater Forum's conference this year is entitled Groundwater's role in reducing our carbon footprint and will consider the potential implications of low carbon technologies for …

2010-04-15


Taxonomy
Ediacaran Enigmas with Dr Mike Howe (BGS). Refreshments from 6:00pm Lecture starts at 6:30pm Room T008, University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby. DE22 1GB

2010-04-15


Waterfall A11980
The Abberley and Malvern Geopark are holding a Geofest from 29 May - 30 August 2010. Lots of walks and activities are being held to promote the Geopark. BGS Outreach have provided in kind sponsorship for this event

2010-04-15


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To be held at Leicester University from 17-19 September 2010. BGS is sponsoring the conference will have an exhibit and will be contributing to the lecture and field trip programme. See the ESTA website for details.

2010-04-14


Rock wall carved by mining equipment
An international discussion/new data meeting intended to range across all aspects of current research and applied science relating to the Caledonides of Scotland and Ireland, and related territory! Contact Graham Leslie

2010-04-13


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Dr Keith Westhead, BGS s Head of Information Delivery, will be giving a presentation at GeoDATA London. Here is a summary of his presentation on Changing ways to deliver and use digital information the influence of the Web. More information …

2010-03-26


Geophysical model
BGS will be at Sustainability live !, 20-22 April 2010, NEC Birmingham. Visit us at Stand Q48 for information on OpenGeoScience and the GSI3D consortium (geological surveying and investigation in 3D).

2010-03-24


Rack of server slices
Geology tops the bill as National Science and Engineering Week reaches a grand finale at W5 @ Odyssey in Belfast. Fake your own fabulous fossils, make your own volatile volcano and test your nerve with our earthquake experiments as the amazing …

2010-03-15


Windfarm, © Corbis
The Technology Theme of the NERC Oceans 2025 programme holds occasional workshops on areas of broad interest to the engineers and technologists in the Centres contributing to Oceans 2025, but also to others in NERC. Previous workshops have been …

2010-03-12


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The biennial NERC Technology Forums have established themselves as valuable opportunities for technologists, engineers and scientists to refine existing concepts and to develop fresh ideas on technology in support of environmental science. The …

2010-03-12


Lightbulb Climate Change: Impacts and Opportunities
Adapting to climate change will go beyond knowing what the future temperature might be or how much more (or less) rainfall we might expect. It means understanding the sensitivity of landscapes to likely changes in weather patterns, and how the …

2010-02-23


Aerial photograph
The Vice Chancellor is pleased to invite you to an Inaugural Lecture given by Professor Mike Petterson On Tuesday 19th January 2010 At 5.30 pm in Lecture Theatre 1 in the Ken Edwards Building Today's and tomorrow's highly populated world, with …

2010-01-15


Panning for gold.
By popular demand, Rockwatch , the national club for young geologists, is back at BGS Keyworth near Nottingham. This free event, packed with hands-on activities, will run from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 20 March 2010. Booking is essential for this …

2010-01-06


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As part of National Science and Engineering Week the BGS is hosting its Fossil and Rock Show for primary schools — suitable for children at Key Stage 2 — at BGS Keyworth on 17-19 March 2010 . For more information, see the British …

2010-01-06


Insect preserved in amber
6th Quadrennial Conference of the International Geoscience Educators Organisation (IGEO) Johannesburg, South Africa More information Important Dates Abstract Submission Deadline: 3 March 2010 Registration Deadline: 30 April 2010 Deadline for …

2010-01-04


Quarry
Brownfield Briefing will be holding its first Site Characterisation and Data Presentation Conference at the BGS Headquarters in Nottingham on 19-20 January 2010. Book online Earth Brownfield Briefing: Site Characterisation and Data Presentation

2009-12-23

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