The National Geological Repository holds our collections of borehole cores, cuttings, samples, specimens, and related subsurface information from the UK landmass and continental shelf.
The BGS’s Keyworth site has a conference suite and separate exhibition space available to hire by the day or half-day.
We have extensive collections of books, maps, journals and BGS publications. We also hold special collections of British geological photographs and archive material, chiefly the historical archives of the BGS.
BGS GeoSchool offers a wide-ranging programme of both field and classroom-based professional development training courses.
BGS operate three Geology Shops which sell a range of minerals, fossils, jewellery, educational items and field equipment.
The Centre for Environmental Geochemistry focuses on the use of geochemistry in research, training and teaching.
This cluster studies the structural and compositional characterisation of rocks and their constituent parts at all scales.
This cluster does research to identify, measure and quantify complex geological and environmental processes essential in the efficient utilisation of natural resources and underground spaces.
The BGS Engineering and Geotechnical Capability leads the development and application of field and laboratory infrastructure and long-term management of geophysical and geotechnical property data.
BGS’s highly experienced marine operations team have undertaken both scientific and commercial offshore projects around the globe.
UK Geoenergy Observatories are facilitating a step change in our understanding of geology and our relationship with the underground environment.
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