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Contact BGS Enquiries

If you can’t find what you are looking for, BGS Enquiries are the main point of contact and will be happy to help with your request. We will spend up to 30 minutes free of charge on an enquiry and for any request that will take longer than 30 minutes to answer, we will prepare a quote to cover the cost of providing a more detailed scientific response.

All personal data provided to BGS in connection with your enquiry will be processed in accordance with current UK data protection legislation. Further information on how we use personal data, and how you can exercise your rights as a data subject, can be found in our Privacy Notice.

Enquiries
British Geological Survey
Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG
UK

Email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk

If you would like to speak to a specific BGS Member of Staff or discuss a particular subject, please can you submit a request, completing our request a call form as we can then direct your request to the relevant person to contact you.

OpenGeoscience

We have a wide range of datasets and want to increase access to these by publishing as many as possible under OpenGeoscience.

OpenGeoscience is a free service where you can view maps, download data, scans, photos and other information. The services available under OpenGeoscience include:

 

We have a wide selection of maps, reports and other products available.

More information:

Find out more about licensing BGS data and data resellers.

 

We welcome feedback, good or bad, from customers and stakeholders on the quality of the products and services that we offer. Tell us what you think.

The BGS, as part of UKRI, is committed to meeting its obligations under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000 and the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) 2004, both of which came into operation in January 2005.

Find out more about contacting enquiries with FOI and EIR requests.

Frequently asked questions

The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) collects and preserves geoscientific data and information, making them available for the long-term to a wide range of users and communities.

Further information about contacting BGS

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Offices and locations

Find out more about our offices and facilities located across the UK.

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BGS Geology Shops

BGS operate three Geology Shops which sell a range of minerals, fossils, jewellery, educational items and field equipment.

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BGS Intellectual Property Rights

Our intention is to balance the safe retention and control of national geoscience databases and geological information, with the need to release information openly.

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BGS Press Office

The BGS Press Office handles all aspects of press, public engagement and external affairs at the BGS.

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