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Technical problems

We are currently having technical problems with our website. Many of the applications that deliver and collect data are currently not working. We are working to resolve the problems as soon as possible. We apologise for the inconvenience caused.

GeoSciML data standard becomes official

The GeoSciML 4.1 geoscience data exchange standards have become approved as a global standard.
Read more about the GeoSciML data standard.

UK Soil Observatory (UKSO) map viewer

New version of the UKSO map viewer released 01 February 2017

Seamless coastal surveying

This web service brings you a new seamless onshore–offshore digital geological map for part of one of the most famous coastlines in the world — the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Updated! Earthquakes and School Seismology

Check out our updated Earthquakes and UK School Seismology pages.

Baseline monitoring in Vale of Pickering

BGS leads a consortium to conduct environmental baseline monitoring for a potential shale gas site in the Vale of Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Read more about monitoring in Yorkshire

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Website maintenance

There will be intermittent disruptions affecting a wide range of our web services from Tuesday 21 March throughout the rest of the month while we undertake database maintenance. Apologies for the continued inconvenience.

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Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website

BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online

iGeology

App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!

mySoil

App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App