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Impacts from flood events can be widespread, long-lasting and extremely costly. The UK Government and environmental protection agencies continue to invest heavily in mitigation measures, as well as trying to predict which areas are most at risk.
Three new geomagnetic observatories have been installed across the UK to fill in the country’s ‘blind spots’ and tackle the risk posed by space weather.
The specimen is the first of its kind to be found and is related to the group that includes modern corals, jellyfish and anemones.
BGS scientists Clive Mitchell (industrial minerals geologist) and Elliott Hamilton (environmental chemist) report on their recent visit to the Copperbelt Province in Zambia.
Recently, Ivona Ivkić Filipović visited BGS to undertake a placement at the Stable Isotope Facility. Here, she tells us a little about her experience and how it will contribute to her PhD research.
Take notice of warning signs and avoid going directly under or on top of cliffs, no matter how tempting it might be.
The accreditation is a standard awarded to laboratories that can demonstrate practical steps towards improved efficiency and sustainability.
A new report underlines importance of community engagement in achieving the UK national climate change targets.