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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 …


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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 …


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 …


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


William Smith Map
William Smith (1769-1839) and the new art of mineral surveying by Hugh Torrens, Emeritus Professor, Keele University British Geological Survey, Keyworth


Carbon Capture and Storage with Dr Chris Rochelle (BGS)


Archive Awareness Campaign logo
We are running free guided tours for the public at Keyworth on Saturday 5 December 2009 in support of the national Archive Awareness Campaign . This year's topic: Voyages of Discovery — from Darwin to the Moon and beyond . A unique …


Rock wall carved by mining equipment
Rock stability problems in opencast coal mining With Jerry Sturman Meeting Room 1, British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG


South African Carbon Capture and Storage Conference
BGS geoscientist Ceri Vincent is running an Advanced Geological Storage Workshop on CCS at this event. Course includes: Estimating storage capacities, trapping mechanisms, understanding and assessing risks, long-term CO2 behaviour, case …


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Hosted by the National Oceanography Centre , Southampton University. BGS is pleased to be one of the conference sponsors. We will be promoting our new Climate through time poster and other free teaching resources at the Conference.


Oil rig
Sixth IMA Conference on modelling permeable rocks with a special focus on C02 storage. BGS geologist Mike Brown will lead a half-day field trip along the coast at Pease Bay, near Edinburgh and will focus on rocks which could be important for …


Research ship
Oceanology International is a major event for the marine science and technology community, which will take place at the ExCel conference centre, London. BGS will be exhibiting here and will be pleased to meet you at our stand. Further …


Oil rig
Mike Stephenson of BGS is chairing a carbon capture and storage session at the British Association Festival of Science on Tuesday 8 Sept. 1600-1800 at the University of Surrey in Guildford. More information about the British Science Festival


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BUFI (BGS University Funding Initiative) are holding a Science Festival to enable students, currently researching under the scheme, to showcase their science. Prizes will be awarded to those judged to be the best. For more information please …


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Come along and bring the kids. Stands include gold panning, make your own fossil replica and make an earthquake. Saturday 26 September from 10:00am to 5:00pm at BGS Edinburgh For further information see Discovering Geology News and Events


Durdle Door
The environmental science challenge is aimed at young people who have an interest in sustainable natural resource exploitation, sustainable energy production, environmental protection and climate change, and want to gain skills and experience …


De la Beche lecture theatre, BGS, Keyworth.
Glimpses of the Upper Palaeolithic in the East Midlands - without the caves!


COACH project Carbon Capture and Storage School in Beijing, 12-18 October 2009
The school will cover geological and engineering aspects of carbon capture and storage (CCS) and is aimed at PhD students with an interest in CCS. BGS geoscientist Ceri Vincent is co-organising the storage lectures and presenting on assessing …


Film crew and campaigners
The Quarry or Not? 2009 event will be held at the BGS on the 30th June . This event is aimed at raising awareness of environmental science and economic issues related to minerals extraction among schools and the general public. Sixth form …


Stac Pollaidh from the east
Invite to the University of Edinburgh's North Sea Region Carbon Storage workshop. BGS is a member of the Scottish Centre for Carbon Storage along with Heriot-Watt University and University of Edinburgh. BGS led, managed and delivered the study …


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