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If you plan to be living in New York or San Francisco a few decades from now, it might be a good idea to purchase a boat

2014-12-18


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Despite a recent setback, scientists say the North East has the potential to become the site of the UK’s first geothermal energy scheme in decades

2014-12-17


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The UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is making £2.5m available to encourage development of CO2 storage in the North Sea.

2014-12-17


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The Earth's magnetic field has been used for navigation since ancient times. Magnetic navigation has continued to improve alongside transportation technologies so that now magnetic models are used in planes, ships and even in your smartphones.

2014-12-16


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Morrison Construction has been confirmed as the main contractor for the Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology. It will be the Scottish headquarters for the British Geological Survey (BGS) and a joint research centre between the organisation and Heriot-Watt University for geological, petroleum and marine sciences.

2014-12-09


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Brian Baptie, seismologist at the British Geological Survey told MailOnline: 'Micro earthquakes are small.

2014-12-02


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Harry Bucknall recounts three very different Viking incidents in Dorset over three centuries

2014-11-27


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We live on an ever-changing planet. Volcanoes emerge from the oceans; landslides transport millions of tonnes of material down hills and mountains causing billions of pounds of damage; coastlines and glaciers retreat at almost visible rates. But can we do anything about it? Lee Jones says we can.

2014-11-21


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Recognising the best paper from the GeoBig5 event series, this award went to “Glasgow, setting the standard for Europe” by Diarmad Campbell, British Geological Survey. Judges said that: “It was a pleasure to watch someone articulate in such a clear manner why geology is important to the Future Cities agenda”.

2014-11-21


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The British Geological Survey recorded the tremor at 9.23am on Thursday, November 13. With a magnitude of 2.2, its epicentre was located at nearby Howgate 3km underground.

2014-11-19


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A bid to boost exploration rates in the UK North Sea has seen the launch of two new initiatives, including a move to re-assess the potential of the central North Sea.

2014-11-19


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At the PETEX 2014 conference in London today (November 18) Oil & Gas UK announced the kick- off of two projects aimed at stimulating exploration on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) and appealed for further industry participation in the 21st Century Exploration Road Map –a digital perspective of the UKCS petroleum geology.

2014-11-18


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On 13th November at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire, AGI hosted a new look awards ceremony for 2014. This prestigious event brought together leaders from across the geospatial sector to celebrate the best of the year’s geospatial projects, as well as excellence in teaching and research. BGS won several awards including Best Paper within the Event Programme and Award for Career Achievement in GI.

2014-11-18


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The British Geological Survey (BGS) has released the 10th edition of the Directory of Mines and Quarries (DMQ 2014),an invaluable directory containing information on over 2,000 mineral workings and related mineral handling sites operating in 2014.

2014-11-17


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2.2 Magnitude quake rattles buildings as far north as Kirkhill

2014-11-15


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The British Geological Survey (BGS) published on Friday an online database of freely viewable and downloadable marine geoscience data.

2014-11-15


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A spokesperson for the British Geological Survey said that flooding in the South West was a bigger risk this year, in comparison to previous years. Andrew McKenzie said: "At this stage we're in a position were flooding's more likely than normal, but not by a lot..."

2014-11-14


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A small earthquake hit Dumfries on Friday morning. Parts of the town shook for a few seconds at 11.23am. And a seismologist has confirmed that there was a tremor, measuring 2.6 on the Richter scale with a depth of 2.6. Brian Baptie of the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh said: "It appears that there has been a small tremor in the Dumfries area.

2014-11-14


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The British Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake measuring about 2.6 on the Richter scale has affected parts of southern Scotland.

2014-11-14


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Patrick Bell, Information Systems Team Leader at British Geological Survey, comments on the summer launch of OS Places, a secure, scalable and resilient address lookup web service from Ordnance Survey.

2014-11-13

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