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BGS will be demonstrating GeoVisionary — specialist software for high-resolution, 3Dvisualisation of spatial data — and providing information on BGS technologies.


The iGeology app gives information on the bedrock and superficial geology
Are you a developer or technologist interested in using smartphones and tablets to deliver information? If you are, then come along to this free one day event at the British Geological Survey.


3D model layers
Dr Marion Jegen will present: Joint Inversion - The way forward to a comprehensive Earth Model at 5pm in Lecture Theatre 5 in the Bennett Building.


Oil rig
According to the US Energy Information Administration, Europe could have as much as 639 trillion cubic feet of recoverable shale gas reserves. Exploration has already taken place in Poland and Romania, and most recently the UK has joined the dash for gas.


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The Anthropocene: a new chapter in Earth history The lecture will be on Monday 4th March 2013 at 6 pm in Lecture Theatre 1 Bennett Building.


The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition logo
The BGS Glacier Monitoring Project at Virkisjökull in south-east Iceland has been selected to appear at the prestigious Royal Society’s Summer Science Exhibition in London.


Hands-on examination of fossils from the BGS collections
The BGS will celebrate National Science & Engineering Week on Saturday 23 March 2013 in our new conference venue at Keyworth. There will be displays, demonstrations and talks with lots to see and plenty of hands-on activities and tours for children and adults.


CIRIA logo
The UK has a legacy of civil infrastructure assets that form vital components of the UK interdependent infrastructure system including within transportation corridors and service (energy and water) networks. Many of those individual assets are ageing — and sometimes failing.


HEA logo
There will be demos of the 3D suite and data and Keith Westhead is giving a keynote talk.


BGS gives impartial advice to many overseas agencies and government departments
A major biennial meeting organized under the auspices of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf).


Rock specimen of shale (P521463)
Shale gas is seen by some as a low-carbon bridge to renewables, and by others as a menace. This talk will examine the resource size and impacts of extraction.


Soil Sampling
Hugh Barron, Responsive Surveys Scotland Manager, will be speaking at the forthcoming Brownfield Briefing conference in Edinburgh on 30 January 2013. Hugh's presentation is titled: 'The ASK Network: Examining the development of a data gathering and transfer mechanism to improve data collection and use for reduced site investigation and development costs'.


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East Midlands Regional Group, British Geological Survey The talk will survey the potential for shale gas and discuss environmental concerns, as well as outlining the role of independent and peer-reviewed science in shale gas development.


EGU 2010 logo
Maps to Models: Advances in 3D/4D Geoscience Interpretation Techniques and Methodologies The BGS, together with the Geological Survey of Bavaria and the Swiss Geological Survey, are co-convening this session at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) Conference in Vienna next year (7th-12th April 2013).


Micropalaeontological Society (TMS)
The TMS are delighted to announce that the 2012 AGM will be held at the BGS in Nottingham and takes place over 3 days. The conference Theme is Warm Worlds.


Geovisionary 3D UK
RSPSoc (The Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society) would like to announce an exciting upcoming event: the RSPSoc Wavelength Conference 2013. This conference provides the best professional environment for interaction and networking between representatives from university and commercial workplaces, whilst still being very informal and great value.


BGS will be launching a new series of 125,000 high-resolution images of drill core at PETEX 2012.


BGS logo
We will present a summary of recent science results and impact, and using a series of short presentations, tell you more about our future direction. Professor Sir John Beddington CMG FRS, Government Chief Scientific Adviser, has also agreed to speak.


World Skills Show logo
BGS will be at The Skills Show from 15-17 November at the NEC, Birmingham where we will be helping to run the final of the Environmental Science Competition for World Skills UK.


BGS staff member Roger Musson
In his new book, Dr Roger Musson, one of the world's leading seismologists, looks at the dangers of megaquakes, and explains where they'll next strike, why they're becoming more lethal, and what science and engineering are doing to save lives.


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