Archive of news and articles featuring BGS science and scientists in Jun 2011
Tue, 28 June 2011
...'geological mapping since 1835 is being curtailed: at least a fifth of our bedrock geology needs significant revision, plus many areas with an often highly varied covering of superficial deposits, which can cause so many problems for builders'...
Mon, 27 June 2011
Hot water from Newcastle's geothermal borehole finally gushed to the surface this week. During the early hours of Monday 27th June, the giant drill hit a hot water source thousands of metres below the earth's surface at the Science City site.
Tue, 14 June 2011
The faults responsible for these quakes were buried below the surface and there was little indication they existed or could result in large earthquakes. Article by Brian Baptie, seismologist with the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh.
Sat, 11 June 2011
Dr Jeremy Robin Davies Honorary Research Associate, British Geological Survey (Aberystwyth, Ceredigion). Awarded an MBE for services to Science. Queen's Birthday Honours 2011: List in full.
Wed, 8 June 2011
Solar flare that accompanied a coronal mass ejection from the sun on Tuesday will have limited effect on the Earth's magnetic field.