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The Memorandum of Understanding reflects and builds on the two organisations’ shared history and sets out a roadmap of working collaboratively to deliver our joint ambitions.
The latest news on the status of geological storage of carbon dioxide in Europe is outlined in a comprehensive new report from CO2GeoNet.
New research has thrown fresh light on what scientists understand about the role of karst in the Chalk aquifer, which provides public water supplies to millions of people, agriculture and industry, and sustains vital habitats.
Mark Fellgett discusses why data centres should be the de facto option for the storage of geoscience data.
Calum Ramage’s PhD project sets out to assess the impacts of pesticides and trace metals on British rivers.
BGS to deliver three-year groundwater flood forecasting service to support emergency response to flooding
BGS is delivering a national-scale early warning system for groundwater flooding, alongside the Environment Agency and the Met Office.