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The BGS has released a wealth of information on the geology of the sea bed around the UK available to download for free. The information represents 800,000 kilometres of the geology of the UK marine environment, enough to wrap around the British Isles over 200 times or to the moon and back!

2016-03-23


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Academics warn of 'toxic time-bomb' facing Britain with sites under threat from flooding or coastal erosion

2016-03-22


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The first metal mine to open in Britain in 45 years is working with Camborne School of Mines, Plymouth University and the British Geological Survey (Eimear Deady & Simon Tapster) to help build a more accurate picture of the South West geology.

2016-03-22


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Abandoned coal mines could become a source of low carbon energy in the Wee County. Following extensive work by the British Geological Survey (BGS) across Scotland, Clackmannanshire Council and the Scottish Government are considering utilising untapped natural resources to generate geothermal energy for local homes, schools and businesses.

2016-03-19


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Geologists have embarked on a major piece of “detective work” to create a map of how Scotland looks beneath the surface. Dr Diarmad Campbell, chief geologist for Scotland at the British Geological Survey (BGS), said the aim was to make the surface of Scotland “transparent”.

2016-03-14


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Transportation operators across the UK that face significant challenges in monitoring and detecting landslides and subsidence across their networks, will be the first to benefit from a satellite-based land monitoring system developed through the European Space Agency (ESA).

2016-03-08


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University of Derby hosted an interactive debate on March 14, titled Mining: To dig or not to dig, which addressed mining in the 21st century. Andrew Bloodworth, Science Director, Minerals and Waste at BGS, argued for mining and Dr Alex Stewart, formerly Public Health England, argued against mining.

2016-03-08


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An "earthquake" made by football fans celebrating a goal has been recorded for the first time in the UK. A University of Leicester team, and the BGS, installed a seismometer at Hazel Community Primary School, 500m from Leicester City's King Power stadium and reported a minor quake with a magnitude of 0.3.

2016-03-08


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Tremor felt in homes near Oxfordshire-Bucks border on Sunday one of dozens of earthquakes reported in UK each year.

2016-03-07


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Seismology students at University of Leicester measured significant seismic activity when Leonardo Ulloa scored against Norwich on Feb 27. They were assisted by Paul Denton, from BGS, whose work helps children understand science through seismology.

2016-03-07


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The secrets of an asteroid that hit our planet 66 million years ago are to be probed by scientists who plan to drill down into the enormous crater it left behind. The International Ocean Discovery Program is to embark upon an expedition to take rock samples from the Chicxulub crater in the Gulf of Mexico.

2016-03-07


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Scientists at the British Geological Survey (BGS) have published new research that will reduce the risk of earthquakes and borehole damage caused by fracking.

2016-03-03


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The British Geological Survey said Tuesday it's uncovered data that could help address concerns about seismic activity associated with hydraulic fracturing.

2016-03-01


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The National Centre for Resilience – a dedicated new facility that will enhance Scotland’s resilience capability to combat natural hazards – is to be located in the University’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies on the Crichton campus in Dumfries.

2016-02-29


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A new centre to help Scotland combat natural hazards such as floods and landslides is due to open next month.

2016-02-29


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A detailed study conducted by IIT-Kharagpur could indicate that the holy town has been a continuous human settlement since the days of the Indus Valley Civilization, around 6000 years ago.

2016-02-25


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Rutland has had more than its fair share of earthquakes and now a new exhibit has opened to look at what causes the Earth to shake. Children from Oakham CE Primary School were the first to test the new exhibit at Rutland County Museum that takes a fun look at the science behind earthquakes.

2016-02-21


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A major gap in the fossil record is slowly being filled

2016-02-19


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Mundoro Capital Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Graham Brown to the Board of Directors of the Company.

2016-02-09


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An earthquake has been detected between Falmouth and Helston - the second earthquake to strike Cornwall in the past week. Read more: http://www.westbriton.co.uk/Windows-shaken-second-earthquake-strikes-Cornwall/story-28653841-detail/story.html#ixzz3z63bCFVf Follow us: @westbriton on Twitter | westbriton on Facebook

2016-02-02

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