BGS is a leading provider of applied geoscience services and has an extensive international programme of research, survey and monitoring, data management and dissemination, including major institutional strengthening programmes in the developing world.
Much of our work is directed towards development issues such as:
We coordinate BGS experts to fulfil a wide range of international activities, working where appropriate with consultants, universities and private sector organisations that can provide additional specialist skills.
Projects range from short-term expert consultancies to work lasting several years. Our projects are funded by a number of different partners, including UK government, research councils and aid agencies, overseas government departments and private organisations.
Our expertise and knowledge can be applied almost anywhere in the world. Current and recent projects include:
We work with a range of government bodies and agencies in the UK and across the world to deliver our projects, including:
Click on the red map pins below to see where we have previously worked and follow the links for more information about the project work, maps and reports, or: