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Senior Management Board
The Senior Management Board is the main management decision-making body of the BGS.
Equality, diversity and inclusion at BGS
At BGS we strive for a fair and open working environment, free from discrimination where we value all colleagues as individuals and respect their differences.
Science Advisory Committee
The BGS Science Advisory Committee was recruited under the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that the BGS signed with NERC following the creation of the BGS Board.
Dr Marie Cowan awarded the Energy Group Medal by the Geological Society
This award is presented annually to individuals with a geoscience background who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry
BGS appoints new members to Science Advisory Committee
Four new members’ three-year terms begin in June 2023.
AGS file utilities tool: production release
BGS’s online tool for validating AGS files against the official AGS data format rules and its own NGDC data submission requirements goes live.
BGS releases 10K maps through updated maps portal
BGS releases an updated maps portal, which allows users to view all publicly available, maps and includes 10 000 and 1:10 560 scale maps for the first time.
BGS maps out priorities with five-year strategy
BGS publishes its new strategy for 2023 to 2028, ‘Understanding our Earth’.
Improvements to borehole delivery
BGS releases improvements to its borehole layer on the GeoIndex, which makes access faster and improves quality.
Report identifies areas of the UK prospective for critical raw materials
Areas from the Highlands to south-west England have the right geology to be prospective for several critical raw materials such as lithium and graphite, according to a new report.
World Mineral Production 2017 to 2021 is now available
The latest edition of World Mineral Production has been released.
How does public water use influence the amount of phosphorus in the environment?
New research looks at how phosphorus accumulates in public water systems in the USA.
Scientists discover regions of the UK with greatest potential to use heat from deep thermal waters
BGS geologists have mapped the UK’s potential to use heat from thermal groundwater deep beneath central and southern Britain.
BGS laboratories become first in UKRI to receive gold LEAF accreditation
BGS achieved gold certification in the Laboratory Efficiency Assessment Framework (LEAF) accreditation in March 2023.
World Water Day 2023: groundwater photo stories
A showcase of groundwater use from around the world highlighting how developing groundwater has benefited the lives of many people.
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