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New board created for the British Geological Survey

BGS logoThe Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and British Geological Survey (BGS) have today announced the membership of the first BGS Board.

New projects see UK space firms tackle global challenges

Buildings affected by a landslide in Freetown, Sierra Leone (2017). © BGS NERCImproved disaster response in Commonwealth states and tropical disease control are among the goals of 10 new projects involving British space organisations, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced today. A new BGS-led project is: Modelling Exposure Through Earth Observation Routines (METEOR): EO-based Exposure, Nepal and Tanzania Grant: £2.8 million.