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Tryptophan-like fluorescence (TLF) represents an approach to instantaneously assess microbial risks in drinking water. Particularly suited to high-level screening, the technique could be used to identify high-risk sites, prioritise treatment or other interventions and potentially reduce the consumption of faecally contaminated drinking water.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Coal Authority have released maps which for the first time, reveal the extent to which heat is stored in Britain’s abandoned coal mines.
Dr Kathryn Goodenough, Principal Geologist, of the British Geological Survey (BGS) has been recognised in the 2020 edition of ‘100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining’, a bi-annual publication which celebrates the extraordinary contribution of women in the global mining industry and identifies role models for future generations.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) is part of a multi-disciplinary team led by the University of Nottingham to develop a remote monitoring tool designed to help authorities manage public safety and environmental issues in recently abandoned coal mines.
BGS has welcomed the Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution which highlights the importance of geology and the ongoing need to support essential geoscientific research that will underpin the UK’s long term energy transition.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) will be at the heart of two pioneering new research centres designed to help drive the UK towards a circular economy and a more sustainable future.
A new study to be undertaken by the British Geological Survey (BGS), on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), will scope out the potential for a deep borehole carbon dioxide (CO2) storage research testbed.
Operations at the Preston New Road shale gas site led to an atmospheric venting of 4.2 tonnes of methane gas that was detected at a nearby station installed by researchers from the University of Manchester as part of a project led by the British Geological Survey (BGS).