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The Ring of Gullion
The Highland Workshop 2009 invite delegates to a 5-day workshop and field trip hosted by the GSNI in Belfast with field excursions to Omagh and Dromahair, including the Tyrone Igneous Complex and Cavanacaw gold mine. For further information …


Climate change
BGS will be promoting our new Climate through time poster at the Geographical Association Annual Conference 16-18 April in Manchester. More information about the event


Groundwater can provide a sustainable source of water to remote communities, e.g. Cannich and Tomich in Scotland.
BGS Wallingford are taking part in the 2009 Oxfordshire Science Festival. BGS will be hosting a stall called at the festival s launch event called Science in Your World in Bonn Square, central Oxford on Saturday 28 February between 12 and 5 pm. …


The BGS shop in Keyworth
The Big Bang Fair bursts onto the scene from 4th to 6th March 2009 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London. The Big Bang aims to promote UK science and engineering generally, and inspire all students. For more …


QA Chemicals used in BGS laboratories
Dr Joanna Wragg of the Medical Geology team has been invited to give a lecture entitled 'Do we eat soil?' at the annual general meeting of the Microanalytical Group of the Analytical Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) on Tuesday, …


Satellite images are increasingly used
Title: Geological and Hydrogeological modelling in the Midlands Speaker: Martin Shepley (Environment Agency) Venue: British Geological Survey, Keyworth, NG12 5GG, Meeting Room 1 Time: Tea 6:30pm, presentation 7:00pm Convener: Helen Burke


School children enjoying an event at BGS
By popular demand, Rockwatch, the national club for young geologists, will be back at our Keyworth headquarters near Nottingham. This event, packed with hands-on activities, will run from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 14 March 2009.


Geophysical model
Title: 3D Geological Modelling with demonstration in 3D visualisation suite Speaker: Holger Kessler (BGS) Venue: British Geological Survey, Keyworth, NG12 5GG, Meeting Room 3&4 Time: Tea 6:00pm, AGM 6:30pm, presentation 7:00pm. Convener: …


School children enjoying an Open Day at BGS
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 from Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 March 2009. Please note, this year's event …


Light bulb - Photo: David Ewing
Joint NZEC-COACH-GeoCapacity Meeting: Opportunities for demonstration of geological storage of CO2 captured from coal-fired power stations in China Examining China's potential for carbon capture and storage; a technology that seeks to bury CO2 …


Water overflow due to flooding
Denis Peach, BGS Chief Scientist, will be speaking on The effectiveness of groundwater modelling, monitoring and predictions for engineering use at a one-day meeting at the Geological Society, London on 14th January


De la Beche lecture theatre, BGS, Keyworth.
East Midlands Regional Group - Christmas Lecture. De La Beche Lecture Theatre, British Geological Survey, Kingsley Dunham Centre, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG


Callouses caused by excessive Arsenic in the water supply
The BGS will be holding a two day Medical Geology meeting on the 19-21 March at the BGS offices in Nottingham, UK. The meeting is aimed at raising the profile of Medical Geology, with particular emphasis on Practical Applications. We would like …


De la Beche lecture theatre, BGS, Keyworth.
Hosted by NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory and Department of Archaeology, Nottingham University at The British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham


School children enjoying an Open Day at BGS
Young scientists, engineers and technologists across the region are being challenged to show their creativity skills in a schools - competition at the 5th Annual Celebration of Schools - Science and Engineering in the East Midlands. Hosted by …


Cores on display
We are running free guided archive tours for the public at Keyworth on Saturday 29 November 2008 in support of the national Archive Awareness Campaign . This year's topic: Communities Industry and Earth History — How the past influences …


BGS Digital Geological map
Judith Nathanail (Land Quality Management) will give an informative lecture about the latest developments in conceptual site modelling tools for contaminated land investigation and risk assessment.


Soil Sampling
This year's combined lecture and field trip features Ecton Mines led by Peter Kennett. The event involves a combined field lecture and field visit down Ecton Mines in Derbyshire, on Saturday 30th August.


Volcanic activity on Montserrat
Sponsored by Senergy and PGL Supported and presented by the British Geological Survey An interactive presentation on UK and World earthquakes and volcanoes. Handle some samples of lava from around the world, see and hear some of the world's …


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