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Experts from the BGS marine team are part of a major international marine research collaboration to understand more about earthquakes associated with the Japan Trench.
Tim Kearsey reports on his underground excursion around Rome.
Debris flows are a landslide hazard of particular concern to transport infrastructure managers and local authorities.
The framework will help to identify data improvements to support more joined-up decision making about land use in Devon.
Carbon sequestration is one method of reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, by capturing and storing it, contributing to climate change reduction.
Marine geoscientist Catriona MacDonald and urban geologist Raushan Arnhardt share their experiences from a recent trip to north Norfolk to learn more about glacial geology.
A new study aims to determine lead isotope ratios in soil and rock across Great Britain which could inform future archaeological studies about human and animal origins.
Researchers have warned of the presence of toxic contaminants and untreated wastes accumulating in Nairobi’s Mathare, Ngong and Nairobi rivers.
Parts of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have been named among 100 of the world’s most important geological sites by UNESCO and international scientists.