Archive of news and articles featuring BGS science and scientists in Jul 2011
Wed, 27 July 2011
... the work builds on previous surveys established by the British Geological Survey (BGS), which has shown that the present-day landscape of this region has been strongly shaped by Quaternary glaciation ...
Mon, 25 July 2011
What was once a threat could now be an opportunity. Methane in coal mines ... could contribute to Britain's energy security as North Sea reserves dwindle. ... The company is now looking at data collected by the British Geological Survey before a decision to restart operations can be made ...
Thu, 21 July 2011
Digital mapping techniques have enabled the Health Protection Agency and British Geological Survey to produce a new radon map of Scotland.
Thu, 14 July 2011
An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.9 has struck in the English Channel, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said.
Mon, 11 July 2011
The international symposium, which is taking place 100 years after Captain Scott's famous Antarctic expedition, is organised and hosted by University of Edinburgh, the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, British Antarctic Survey and British Geological Survey.
Wed, 6 July 2011
... on 27 June was most likely caused by weather conditions and not a submarine landslide or earthquake, according to the British Geological Survey (BGS). ...
Fri, 1 July 2011
'I'm 99 per cent certain,' he says, pointing out that seismographs of the British Geological Survey did not seem to have detected any earth-shaking at all before the wave struck. A seiche is a freak wave which can be caused by an area of very low or ...
Fri, 1 July 2011
... Rob Witter (Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, U.S.A.), Catherine ChaguÃ©-Goff (University of New South Wales, Australia), Dave Tappin (British Geological Survey, United Kingdom), Bruce Richmond (USGS, U.S.A.) ...