Archive of news and articles featuring BGS science and scientists in Aug 2012
Thu, 30 August 2012
Local geology gives historic towns and buildings their unique character, but just as buildings fall into disrepair many local quarries have been lost too. English Heritage and the British Geological Survey teamed up to help protect this overlooked resource.
Wed, 29 August 2012
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) and the British Geological Survey (BGS) have entered into collaboration contract under which BGS would conduct a major airborne geophysical survey over land and sea.
Fri, 24 August 2012
Results published this week by a team of polar scientists from Britain, Australia and France adds a new dimension to our understanding of Antarctic Peninsula climate change and the likely causes of the break-up of its ice shelves.
Wed, 22 August 2012
A new book launched by the National Forest Company and the British Geological Survey illustrates through walks and a simple geological map how everything about The National Forest stems from the underlying rocks... Keith Ambrose, Principal Geologist at the British Geological Survey and project leader for the book said: 'We put together a good team of experts on the local geology to work on this.'
Tue, 14 August 2012
STAFF at the British Geological Survey in Keyworth, who raised more than Â£2000 for a homelessness charity through office cake sales, are now launching their own recipe book...Scientists and support staff raised the cash for Framework after becoming concerned by the number of people sleeping rough in the Nottingham area...They now hope to raise even more by launching their new recipe book today.
Mon, 13 August 2012
A 3D model of a Scottish city's geology could help planners to make decisions on how it grows in the future. British Geological Survey (BGS) is creating the computer generated image of rocks and soils beneath Inverness. A similar project that examined the ground around Forres in Moray influenced the planning of flood alleviation schemes, BGS said.