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The BGS website and hosted sites such as OneGeology will be temporarily offline for essential maintenance from 12:00 on Monday 27 February. Hopefully normal services will resume within the hour. Apologies for any inconvenience.

2017-02-24


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Check out our updated Earthquakes and UK School Seismology pages.

2017-01-24


Sampling water supplies in Cornwall
The Bedhampton and Havant spring complex in Hampshire is one of the best examples of Chalk karst springs in the UK. This an overview of the karst hydrogeology in the catchment of the springs.

2017-01-18


Cymmie
The Eli Simpson Archive is an extensive collection of material covering caves and caving in Yorkshire and Derbyshire. It was compiled by Eli Simpson (1884–1962), the founder of the British Speleological Association (now the British Cave Research Association (BCRA)), with contributions from other members.

2017-01-04


WWW
On 19/12/2016 we refreshed the design of the BGS website.

2016-12-19


Offshore surveying
Update on the current cruise to Tropic Seamount to analyse ferromanganese crusts

2016-11-23


Report on a responsive visit to a sinkhole at Magdalen Road, Ripon on 11 November 2016.
Report on a responsive visit to a sinkhole at Magdalen Road, Ripon on 11 November 2016.

2016-11-11


BGS roundel
The latest version of the organisational structure of BGS is now available.

2016-11-04


ASR 15/16
Download our latest Science Review highlighting the key projects and research we undertook during 2015–2016.

2016-11-04


Tracer testing in Berkshire Chalk
This knowledge exchange project concerns the Chalk and Jurassic and Permian limestones of England. These are soluble-carbonate aquifers in which caves are uncommon and karst often not well-recognised.

2016-11-01


Catchment processes
Instructions for opening the Eddleston 3D model pdf

2016-10-24


Shale gas properties
In October 2016, the BGS, in association with the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA), completed an estimate for the amount of shale oil and shale gas in the Jurassic of the Wessex area. This is an extension to the Weald Basin study in south-east England that was published on 23 May 2014.

2016-10-13


Robert Kidston
Robert Kidston FRS, one of the great palaeontologists of the Geological Survey, was also an example of the 'gentleman scientist'. After years of self-financed studies into the fossil plants of the Carboniferous, he bequeathed a huge collection of fossils to the BGS in 1925.

2016-09-21


orchestra Roundel
ORCHESTRA will span five years and use a combination of data collection, analyses and computer simulations to radically improve our ability to measure, understand and predict the circulation of the Southern Ocean and its role in the global climate.

2016-09-20


Environmental tracer analysis
We undertake a wide range of tracer isotope techniques including characterisation of U particles, depleted uranium analysis, Si isotope analysis, biosphere mapping using Sr isotopes, and Sr, Nd, Hf and Pb analysis using solution and laser ablation methods.

2016-08-26


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The websites and online services that are hosted at BGS Keyworth are closed for infrastructure maintenance over the 2016 August bank holiday weekend, from 16:00 on Friday 26th until 09:00 on Tuesday 30th.

2016-08-22


Caton karst sinkhole
In south-west England in February 2014, a sinkhole formed adjacent to the slip road off the northbound carriageway of the A38 at Caton, Devon. This event, which was significant in terms of its size and potential impact, was not brought to the attention of the BGS until April 2016. This coincided with a project defining karst domains across the UK, and therefore a responsive visit was made to provide additional project information.

2016-07-28


DigMapGB50 sample
The GeoProperties team develops geological data and information for industry. Its portfolio includes the digital geological map, extensive databases and many applied geological data products describing the physical and chemical characteristics of UK rocks, deposits and soils.

2016-06-27


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NERC has commissioned five highly ambitious research programmes, worth £34m, that will see its research centres, including the BGS, working closely together to tackle major scientific and societal challenges.

2016-06-22


East Cliff Landslide, Bournemouth
On 24 April 2016, the BGS Landslide Response Team received reports of a landslide on a 35 m high section of the East Cliff in Bournemouth, Dorset.

2016-06-17

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