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Twenty residents have been evacuated and dozens more are stranded after a 66ft sinkhole opened up overnight in a suburban street in Hertfordshire

2015-10-01


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Obstacles were put round the hole last Wednesday and “work was scheduled to complete it today”, the council added, prior to the expansion.

2015-10-01


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The Executive Director of the British Geological Survey’s passion for ancient rocks was sparked by a Lancaster University field trip.

2015-10-02


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SCIENTISTS say they have discovered a "lost world" of strange creatures living deep in the waters surrounding Scotland's remotest outpost.

2015-10-03


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A geophysical survey has begun under a housing estate where a 33ft (10m) deep sinkhole opened up on Thursday.

2015-10-04


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RESIDENTS of a constituency being lined up for numerous fracking operations are being invited to question the regulators who would oversee the controversial energy production method.

2015-10-05


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Alan MacDonald and colleagues published their map of African groundwater resources in Environmental Research Letters three years ago; since then there’s been much progress.

2015-10-06


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THE night skies over Scotland were transformed into a theatre of colour on Wednesday evening thanks to one of the most striking displays of the Northern Lights in recent years. Read more: http://www.scotsman.com/news/scotland/top-stories/in-pictures-scotland-s-spectacular-northern-lights-1-3911330#ixzz3oLjw9u7a Follow us: @TheScotsman on Twitter | TheScotsmanNewspaper on Facebook

2015-10-09


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BETTER forecasts of when landslides will hit Scotland are being developed by a new national centre for coping with extreme weather. Read more: http://www.scotsman.com/news/transport/landslips-in-scotland-spark-bid-to-improve-forecasts-1-3913726#ixzz3oLnw1yiv Follow us: @TheScotsman on Twitter | TheScotsmanNewspaper on Facebook

2015-10-11


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Earth Science Week 2015 is already underway, and as per tradition, we will be hosting #askageologist sessions on twitter every day with five brilliant scientists

2015-10-12


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BRITAIN is "not prepared" to deal with huge high magnitude earthquakes capable of wiping out scores of homes across the land, according to a leading UK seismologist.

2015-10-13


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RYEDALE residents have urged the Government to "put a brake on the dash for gas" at a public meeting with industry regulators this week.

2015-10-13


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Getting to see aurora borealis is down to the whims of space weather, which is almost as unreliable as British weather

2015-10-16


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In 1953, more than 300 people died in the UK alone when heavy storms swept a high spring tide over sea defences and across coastal towns in north-east England and Scotland. Today floods still make headlines but our ability to limit their effects has come a long way. Adele Walker explains why.

2015-10-19


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Dan Lapworth of the British Geological Survey reports on recent research in Zambia to rapidly assess the biological quality of drinking water. Read Dan’s article written for this months World Water magazine.

2015-10-19


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BBC Science Correspondent Jonathan Amos interview with BGS Marine Geoscientist Carol Cotterill on the international expedition to the Atlantic Massif which will use the BGS seabed drill to sample the rocks of the Massif.

2015-10-22


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The British Geological Survey reported an earthquake that registered at 1.4 on the Richter scale near Peebles yesterday lunchtime

2015-10-26


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The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool and the BGS.

2015-10-29


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Water experts will tackle the economic and environmental impacts of groundwater infiltration on urban infrastructure in the UK, which is estimated to cost tens of millions of pounds annually, at a new Centre for Research and Innovation.

2015-10-30