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    10k Sheet Data Files.

    An important archive of a wide variety of miscellaneous geological information organised on the basis of its location within 1:10 000 scale geological map sheet areas in Great Britain. The majority of the data has been produced or collected from a wide variety of sources by BGS staff since 1835. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480208 [9df8df51-6346-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    1:1M scale Offshore Quaternary Map

    This is a digital version of the paper based 1:1M scale Offshore Quaternary map, North and South sheets. Customers should be aware that, given the age of the paper based maps, the digital version is not quality assured and BGS can accept no liability for the information held on the digital map. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605091 [9df8df52-d6cc-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    50k Sheet Data Files.

    An important archive of a wide variety of miscellaneous geological information organised on the basis of its location within 1:50 000 scale geological map sheet areas in Great Britain. The majority of the data has been produced or collected by BGS staff since 1835 as part of the mapping programme. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480203 [9df8df51-6342-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Aa Indices.

    The aa index is a simple global geomagnetic activity index, with units of 1 nT (nanotesla), which is produced from the K indices from two approximately antipodal observatories. At present these are Hartland observatory in the UK and Canberra observatory in Australia. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480365 [9df8df51-63b9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    All BGS Raw Biostratigraphy Collections And Data

    A comprehensive collection of British fossil specimens and records compiled over 150 years of palaeontological collecting and research. Also includes all associated paper data, registers, indexes of locality and storage and reports of conclusions. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480433 [9df8df52-d7d2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    All BGS Value Added Biostratigraphy Collections And Data

    Interrelated specimens and records compiled over 150 years of palaeontological collecting and research. All associated paper data (registers, indexes of locality and storage, reports of conclusions).

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480434 [9df8df51-63eb-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory Records

    This dataset of paper records holds details of analysis of all the sample batches (from both internal and external customers) analysed by the Analytical Geochemistry Laboratory of the BGS since June 1996. (...)

    BGS Dataset 13480064 [9df8df51-630b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Applied Geology Maps and Sections

    This dataset contains the .tif (Tag Image File Format) scans of all the applied geology maps (otherwise known as thematic or environmental) and sections produced as part of "Geological background for planning and development" and preliminary sand and gravel projects carried out by the British ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603135 [9df8df52-d675-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Aquifer Designation Dataset for England and Wales

    Joint BGS/Environment Agency dataset of aquifer designations for England and Wales at 1:50 000. The dataset identifies different types of aquifer - underground layers of water-bearing permeable rock or drift deposits from which groundwater can be extracted. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605520 [9df8df53-2aca-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Aquifer Properties, Database Of Physical Properties Of Aquifers In England And Wales.

    Data on the physical properties (transmissivity, storage coefficient, porosity and permeability) of aquifers in England and Wales. Compiled by BGS staff from paper records of field and laboratory testing held by BGS, the Environment Agency and other organisations. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480111 [9df8df51-632a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Aquifer Vulnerability Maps England and Wales

    Digitised versions of a set of 1:100,000 scale maps of aquifer vulnerability for Engalnd and Wales. The dataset identifies the vulnerability to pollution of major and minor aquifers as defined by the Environment Agency, utilising a combination of geological, hydrogeological and soils data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480312 [9df8df52-d7be-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Archival Card Index Of Quarries In England And Wales.

    Old card index of quarries in England, Wales and Scotland dating mostly from 1939 to 1963: about 7000 cards, each referring to one quarry. England & Wales cards are arranged by BGS 1-inch (now 50k scale) geological sheet, Scottish cards by county. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480152 [9df8df52-d79b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Archive Photograph Collections

    The BGS archive photograph collections consists of three sub-collections, The British Association for the Advancement of Science photograph collection, Keyworth Library archive collection and the Archive Collection held in NGRC Edinburgh. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603092 [9df8df53-2a17-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Arsenic in Soil

    Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) coverage for arsenic in soil. The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and, locally, soil, to build up a picture of the surface chemistry of the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13602977 [9df8df53-2a09-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Arup Review Of Mining Instability In Great Britain

    The data shows the extent of mining within Great Britain it was captured in 1990 by OVE ARUP on behalf of the Department of Environment as a series of paper maps and no updates have been carried out. The data has been converted to a digital format (ESRI shape file) by BGS in 1995. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480443 [9df8df51-63f2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Chemistry Records Pre 2000

    This dataset contains records of the BGS analytical chemistry laboratories prior to the year 2000. It is basically an archive of original records and includes card indexes, files and raw analytical data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480441 [9df8df51-63f0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Geoscience Thesaurus

    The BGS Geoscience Thesaurus contains approximately 6000 descriptor terms for concepts in the geoscience and related subjects. Some entries have scope notes to further explain the term. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603129 [9df8df53-2a1d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS International Minerals-Related Data Holdings Scoping Study Report

    The object of the scoping study was to assess the feasibility of creating a BGS International Minerals Data Library by first reviewing the nature and extent of minerals-related data holdings accumulated by BGS overseas projects in the last 35 years. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480385 [9df8df51-63c8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Petrological Collection Database (Britrocks)

    The Britrocks database provides an index to the BGS mineralogical & petrological collection. The computer database covers samples in the UK onshore mapping collection together with world wide reference minerals and the Museum Reserve collection. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480097 [9df8df51-6320-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Petrological Rock Samples From Overseas Surveys And Projects.

    Rocks, thin sections and paper registers: samples from past BGS surveys and projects overseas. Though neglected for several years, the collection has been re-opened for addition of new material from overseas projects and donations. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480148 [9df8df52-d79a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Photograph Collection

    The official BGS photographic archive contains an estimated 300,000 photographs. The archive has been built up systematically since its founding in 1891 and is becoming a very popular educational resource for images of the geology of the UK and overseas. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480384 [9df8df51-63c7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    BGS Reports Collection.

    Reports of work carried out worldwide by the BGS and its precursors. These reports cover a wide range of scientific and technical disciplines and were produced for a variety of purposes. Reports date from about 1950 although there are only a comparatively small number of reports pre 1960. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480405 [9df8df51-63d8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Biostratigraphical Interpretative Data Files

    Data include geological logs and charts; letters, minutes & memos; notes; externally written reports; Internal reports; Research Reports; annotated publications, records and reports; and other miscellaneous documentation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480320 [9df8df51-639a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Biostratigraphy Reports - Onshore And Offshore, 1953-2000.

    A series of technical palaeontological and biostratigraphical reports produced in the London, Leeds, Edinburgh and Keyworth offices of BGS between 1953 and March 2000. The reports provide information on fossils collected during Geological Survey mapping or supplied by clients. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480307 [9df8df51-6390-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Borehole Geology Database.

    The Borehole Geology database holds downhole lithological / lithostratigraphical data (with unit-bound lithological properties where appropriate) for boreholes identified within the Single Onshore Borehole Index (SOBI), which covers onshore and nearshore Great Britain. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480070 [9df8df51-630c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Borehole Notifications.

    Records for Great Britain of the statutory notifications of the intention to drill any boreholes, shafts or wells under the Mining Industry Act 1926 or the Water Resources Act 1991( plus voluntary notifications) . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480341 [9df8df51-63a8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Borehole Records Collection.

    Records of all onshore (or near shore) boreholes, trial pits, shafts and wells held in the BGS archives in either paper, microfilm or digital format. The records range from simple single page lithological logs through to hydrocarbon completion reports. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480265 [9df8df51-6372-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    British Coal Miscellaneous records

    Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation. Collection of data, dating back to the 18th century, includes reports, interpretations and records of research in all British coalfield areas deposited by the British Coal Corporation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603148 [9df8df53-2a20-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Calcareous Microfossil Registers.

    Register of microfossil analyses carried out in the Leeds and London Office during the 1970s and 1980s held in book form and in box files. They are arranged as follows: SAA 1-4409 Calcareous Microfossils onshore; SAB1-3229 Calcareous Microfossils (London) Jurassic onshore; SAC1-3247 Calcareous ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480195 [9df8df51-633c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coal Authority Borehole Log Data.

    This dataset is an archive of original data for the geophysical logging of boreholes drilled by the National Coal Board (NCB) and its successor, British Coal Corporation (BCC). Data coverage is UK wide and dates from the 1970's to the privatisation of the coal mining industry, in 1994. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480175 [9df8df51-632f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coal Authority Microfiche Statutory Mine Plans

    BGS holds a disaster recovery copy of the microfiche of the statutory mine abandonment plans for the Coal Authority. This collection is an incomplete copy of the mine plans deposited with the Coal Authority and held on behalf of the Health and Safety Executive under statutory legislation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603116 [9df8df52-d658-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coal Authority Seismic Survey Data.

    This data set is an archive of original data for the seismic reflection surveys conducted by the National Coal Board (NCB) and its successor, British Coal Corporation (BCC). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480176 [9df8df51-6330-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coal Resources Map of Britain

    Coal resource maps for the whole of the UK have been produced by the British Geological Survey as a result of joint work with Department of Trade and Industry and the Coal Authority. The Coal Resources Map is a Map of Britain depicting the spatial extent of the principal coal resources. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13602971 [9df8df52-d5dd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Geophysical Index

    This is a metadata index of all the geophysical surveys recorded by BGS. A geophysical survey in this context is a survey which collects seismic, sonar or potential field data (gravity and magnetic). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603049 [9df8df52-d61b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Map Index

    This is a metadata index of all the marine maps held by BGS. The maps are very variable in subject type and in scale. They are mostly unpublished 'project' maps on either paper or film in black and white. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603052 [9df8df52-d61d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Maps

    This is the collection of marine maps held by BGS. The maps are very variable in subject type and in scale. They are mostly unpublished 'project' maps on either paper or film in black and white. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603053 [9df8df52-d61e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Reports

    This is the collection of unpublished marine reports held by BGS. It includes both reports created by BGS projects and reports acquired by BGS from a variety of sources. Examples of report types are data acquisition and processing reports, site investigation reports and interpretation reports. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603086 [9df8df52-d63e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Sample Station and Borehole Analyses

    The results of analyses made on samples collected at BGS marine sample stations are stored in an Oracle database. A sample station in this context is the site of a sea-bed sample/core or observation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603042 [9df8df53-2a11-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Sample Station and Borehole Index

    This is a metadata index of all the marine sample stations recorded by BGS. A sample station in this context is the site of a sea-bed sample/core or observation. It includes sea-bed samples, shallow cores and geotechnical-type boreholes, but not hydrocarbon wells. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603040 [9df8df52-d614-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Sample Station and Borehole Records

    This is the collection of records (data sheets and related descriptive documents and photographs) associated with sample stations archived by BGS. A sample station in this context is the site of a sea-bed sample/core or observation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603041 [9df8df52-d615-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Coastal-Marine Samples and Cores

    This is the collection of cores and samples held by BGS for the sea areas around the UK. It includes material collected by BGS during its mapping projects and material donated to BGS by other organisations. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603048 [9df8df52-d61a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Collections Of Aerial Photographs.

    Collections of Aerial Photographs purchased or obtained by BGS and its precursors as part of its surveying activities. Data covers mainly Great Britain or areas where BGS has worked overseas and dates from the 1940's. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480210 [9df8df51-6347-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Contaminated Land.

    All data related to contaminated land projects formerly in the Pollution and Waste Management & Extraction Industry Impacts Programme, now part of Chemical and Biological Hazards Programme. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480229 [9df8df51-6355-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Copper in Stream Sediment.

    Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) coverage for copper in stream sediment. The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and, locally, soil, to build up a picture of the surface chemistry ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13602975 [9df8df52-d5e0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Copy Borehole Logs.

    This document data set contains paper copies of selected geophysical borehole logs made from the master data set held by the BGS National Geological Records Centre (NGRC) at Keyworth. These have been made for interpretation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480177 [9df8df52-d7aa-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Copy Seismic Sections.

    This document data set contains paper copies of many of the seismic reflection survey sections from the original seismic sections data set (ORIGSEISECS) . These have been made for interpretation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480397 [9df8df51-63d2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Corrosivity Map for the UK

    The dataset is a Soil Corrosivity Map for the U.K. based on the BGS DIGMapGB-PLUS Map. The creation of this dataset involves scoring the Soil Parent Material types for five different attributes that contribute towards the corrosion of underground assets. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605576 [aef31136-4603-2b47-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Crushed Rock Inter-Regional Flows

    Derived from data collated from the 2005 Aggregate Minerals Survey, carried out by BGS for the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) which provide an in-depth and up-to-date understanding of regional and national sales, inter-regional flows, transportation, consumption and permitted . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480477 [9df8df51-640d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Dalradian Carbonate Rock Geochemistry Database.

    The database contains a range of geochemical data for metamorphosed limestones from the Dalradian of Scotland and Northern Ireland. The data include a) whole-rock geochemical analyses by XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence) for major oxides and a range of trace elements for several hundred samples, b) a number ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480107 [9df8df51-6327-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Deep Mine Data

    Primary Geological Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation. Collection of data, dating back to the 18th century, includes reports, interpretations and records of research in British coalfield areas deposited by the Coal Authority. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480323 [9df8df51-639b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Deep Seismic Survey Data.

    This data set contains the following original data for the deep seismic reflection surveys conducted by the BGS in various parts of the UK. The data consists of observers' logs, surveyors' reports, location data tapes, field data recording tapes and processed data tapes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480179 [9df8df52-d76c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geochronological Index

    A digital geochronological index to act as a domain constraint for geochronology columns in corporate data tables. It decodes geochronology codes, models pseudo parent-child relationships between intervals (for example, find the epochs within a given period), allows range searches (for example, ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480463 [9df8df51-6401-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10)

    The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, sourced from BGS 1:10 000 or 1:10 560 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are identified using the most up-to-date nomenclature and that may differ from that on the printed maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480423 [9df8df51-63e5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 250k (DiGMapGB-250)

    The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, sourced from published BGS 1:250 000 scale maps. However, geological units are identified using the most up-to-date nomenclature that may differ from that on the printed maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480427 [9df8df51-63e7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 25k (DiGMapGB-25)

    The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, primarily sourced from BGS 1:25 000 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are identified using the most up-to-date nomenclature and that may differ from that on the printed maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603060 [9df8df52-d623-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50)

    The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, primarily sourced from published BGS 1:50 000 or 1:63 360 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are identified using the most up-to-date nomenclature that may differ from that on the printed maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480428 [9df8df52-d7d1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50) SURFACE Version 3.14

    The data overlays superficial polygons on bedrock polygons giving a representation of the geology at the surface. Sourced from 1:50000 DiGMapGB-50 (Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain) Version 3 where available, augmented by additional data from the following sources in the order - new ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603182 [9df8df52-d6a6-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50) SURFACE Version 4.16

    The data overlays superficial polygons on bedrock polygons giving a representation of the geology at the surface. Sourced from 1:50000 DiGMapGB-50 Version 4 where available, augmented by additional data from the following sources in the order - new 1:25000 mapping, new 1:35000 superficial derived ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603181 [9df8df53-2a23-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50) SURFACE Version 5.18

    The data overlays superficial polygons on bedrock polygons giving a representation of the geology at the surface. Sourced from 1:50000 DiGMapGB-50 Version 5 where available, augmented by additional data from the following sources in the order - new 1:25000 mapping, new 1:35000 Superficial Derived ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603183 [9df8df52-d6a7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50) SURFACE Version 6.19

    The data overlays superficial polygons on bedrock polygons giving a representation of the geology at the surface. Sourced from 1:50000 DiGMapGB-50 Version 6 where available, augmented by additional data from the following sources in the order - new 1:25000 mapping, new 1:35000 Superficial Derived ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605427 [9df8df53-2a6d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 625k (DiGMapGB-625)

    The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, sourced from published BGS 1:625 000 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are identified using the most up-to-date nomenclature that may differ from that on the printed maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480426 [9df8df52-d788-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Geophysical Borehole Log Index (RECALL database)

    The Geophysical Borehole Log index provides details of all digital geophysical logs available to BGS. The database provides the borehole metadata related to logging and metadata for the logging itself and log data stored in a proprietary hierarchical database system (PETRIS RECALL). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603163 [9df8df52-d692-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Seismic Sections.

    This digital data set contains original files of seismic reflection survey sections. Most data are within the UK Onshore area; although there are some UK near-shore and offshore (North Sea, Irish Sea) and foreign data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480372 [9df8df51-63be-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digital Seismic Shotpoint Location Maps.

    This digital data set contains original files of seismic reflection survey location (navigation) data and dates from the late 1970s. These provide location information for the Digital Seismic Sections data set (DIGSEISECS) and some of the printed seismic sections of the Original Seismic Sections ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480178 [9df8df51-6331-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Digitised Mine Plan Data From The Midland Valley

    Contains digitised mine plan contours, spot heights and worked ground outlines on key coal seams from the Midland Valley in ASCII or ArcView format. Incomplete, only some seams and some areas digitised. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480165 [9df8df51-62f4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Dines Metalliferous Mineral File.

    Detailed mining information for mining in Devon and Cornwall gathered by George Dines (former BGS Geologist) for a period around 1921. Maps, plans and accompanying notes and documents provide detailed information on the metal mining ( mainly tin,copper,lead) at that time. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480271 [9df8df52-d7b8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Distribution Of UK North Sea Lithostratigraphic Units

    This dataset shows the distribution of Middle Jurassic, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous lithostratigraphic (UK Offshore Operators Association - UKOOA) units within the UK North Sea graben. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480479 [9df8df52-d7d9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Downhole Geophysical Log Collection.

    The BGS collection of paper and sepia geophysical logs from boreholes drilled by BGS and external organisations. The majority of the collection are in hard copy , but significant numbers are now available digitally. Covering the UK mainland and offshore from 1949 onwards. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480356 [9df8df51-63b3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Eastern Bolivia Regional Geochemical Survey.

    Between 1976 and 1982, the Overseas Directorate of the British Geological Survey, United Kingdom and the Geological Survey of Bolivia, Santa Cruz, carried out a major reconnaissance geological mapping, geochemical sampling and mineral exploration programme of that part of the Precambrian Brazilian S. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480223 [9df8df52-d770-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Engineering Laboratory Reports

    A list of the laboratory reports produced from testing in the engineering geology laboratory. It includes report number, title and author's name(s). The reports themselves contain data on a wide range of geotechnical and geophysical laboratory tests, from standard and index tests to complex ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480281 [9df8df51-637e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    England & Wales "1-Inch" Geological Map Sheet Petrological Sample Archive.

    Sometimes known as the "One-Inch Collection", this is an archival collection of rock samples collected by BGS field staff during surveys within England and Wales, arranged by 1-inch (or 50 K) scale BGS geological map sheet area. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480150 [9df8df51-62e4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Enquiry Records

    Records of enquiries received by BGS Information Services at Keyworth between 1988 and 2000. Includes the National Geological Records Centre and the Enquiry Service and their predecessors. Enquiries cover a wide range of topics and worldwide area. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480379 [9df8df53-2a3b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Environmental Factors in the Chronology of Human Evolution and Dispersal (EFCHED)

    The major objective of the EFCHED programme has been to integrate and strengthen UK research in human evolution. The rationale underlying the research and the timing of the programme was the acute awareness that studies of human evolution needed to be tied closely to the ecological and ...

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605357 [9df8df52-d758-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Environmental Radioactivity Database

    BGS have collected environmental radioactivity data for various purposes over several decades. This is being drawn together to produce a database of baseline gamma radioactivity and radon. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480220 [9df8df51-634e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Environmental Sensitivity Vector 1 Hectare Grid - England

    The dataset is based on a 1 hectare(ha) vector grid which covers the whole of England. It has been populated with a series of environmental and cultural assets, reflecting the presence or absence of an asset in an individual cell. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603068 [9df8df52-d62a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Environmental Sensitivity Vector 1 Hectare Grid - Scotland

    The dataset is based on a 1 hectare(ha) vector grid which covers the whole of Scotland. It has been populated with a series of environmental and cultural assets, reflecting the presence or absence of an asset in an individual cell. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603147 [9df8df52-d680-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Environmental Sensitivity Vector 1 Hectare Grid - Wales

    The dataset is based on a 1 hectare(ha) vector grid which covers the whole of Wales. It has been populated with a series of environmental and cultural assets, reflecting the presence or absence of an asset in an individual cell. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603146 [9df8df52-d67f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Estimated Urban Soil Chemistry Great Britain (version 1)

    The BGS digital estimated urban soil chemistry data (GB_EstimatedUrbanSoilChemistry_v3) indicates the estimated geometric mean concentrations (mg kg-1) of Arsenic (As), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Nickel (Ni) and Lead (Pb) in topsoil derived by spatial interpolation of the point source urban soil c. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605363 [9df8df52-d75d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Evaluation of the potential palaeoclimate record within Pakistan loess

    Loess deposits in Pakistan are found intercalated with pink silts and torrent gravels. These provide a stratigraphical record of environmental change in a region of Asia, south of the Himalayas, where continental evidence for quaternary climate change is sparse. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605062 [9df8df52-d6bb-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Ex-British Coal Interpretive Collection.

    Collection of reports, interpretations and records of research in British coalfield areas deposited by British Coal. Data for past and current collieries and for future prospects. Some 1000 linear feet (300m) of data. Information within the reports date from the 19th Century up to the present day.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480286 [9df8df51-6382-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Fieldslips of R J Rice

    Fieldslips (10K) of R J Rice - detailed mapping of the quaternary. Deposits of sheets 155, 156, 169, 170 (parts), mainly Leicester area

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605373 [9df8df52-d762-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Fluoride in Stream Water

    Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) coverage for Fluoride in stream water. The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and, locally, soil, to build up a picture of the surface chemistry ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13602973 [9df8df52-d5de-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Foreign Sliced Rock Collection.

    The foreign sliced rock or 'F' collection consists of about 10, 000 specimens and thin sections, cited by their 'F' numbers. These include material archived from recent overseas projects and much collected during the late 19th or early 20th Century from regions within what was then the British ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480431 [9df8df51-63e9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GSNI 250K Bedrock

    A 1:250,000 map showing the main geological bedrock divisions in Northern Ireland. The bedrock shown on GeoIndex map comprises the bedrock geology, which represents the outcrops (at surface) and subcrops (at near-surface, beneath superficial deposits) in Northern Ireland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605553 [9fc671d2-61ec-3b74-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GSNI 250K Superficial

    Superficial Geology (250k) This layer shows the superficial (drift) geology of Northern Ireland at 1:250,000 scale. For each rock unit there is a brief generalised description under the following headings. LEX_D: Description of the selected polygon. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605554 [9fc79e94-a9c8-3e5c-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GSNI 50K Bedrock

    1:50,000 maps showing the main geological bedrock divisions in Northern Ireland. The bedrock shown on each map comprises the bedrock geology, which represents the outcrops (at surface) and subcrops (at near-surface, beneath superficial deposits) in Northern Ireland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605555 [9fc79e94-a9c9-3e5c-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GSNI 50K Superficial

    1:50,000 maps showing the main geological superficial divisions in Northern Ireland. This series shows the superficial (drift) geology of Northern Ireland at 1:50,000 scale. For each rock unit there is a brief generalised description under the following headings. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605556 [9fc79e94-a9ca-3e5c-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and other areas worldwide. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605428 [9df8df53-2a6e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex 1:10000 Series Geological Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of available 1:10000 or 1:10560 series geological maps. Since the 1960s the standard large scale map for recording geological information has been the Ordnance Survey (OS) quarter sheet, covering a 5km by 5km area. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605446 [9df8df53-2a80-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex 1:50000 Series Geological Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the availability of 1:50000 series geological maps. For England and Wales (and Northern Ireland), map sheets normally cover an area 30 km east-west and 20 km north-south; in Scotland the coverage is 20 km east-west and 30 km north-south. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605444 [9df8df53-2a7e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Active Mines and Quarries

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location and name of active mineral workings in the UK and is derived from the BGS BritPits (British Pits) database. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605478 [9df8df53-2aa0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Aquifer Vulnerability Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows where aquifer vulnerability maps are available for England and Wales. These maps identify areas in which the groundwater resources require protection from potentially polluting activities. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605469 [9df8df53-2a97-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Boreholes Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and other areas worldwide. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605526 [9df8df53-2ad0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Boreholes with Geophysical Logs

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of onshore UK boreholes known to BGS that have digital or paper geophysical borehole logs. The details given for each borehole are, the name of the borehole, the grid reference and the format, ie. paper or digital. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605438 [9df8df53-2a78-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Civil Engineering Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605527 [9df8df53-2ad1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Classical Areas Geological Maps 1:25k

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the availability of 1:25000 scale Classical Areas Geological Maps. The maps themselves show the occurrence, nature and stratigraphic age of rocks. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605474 [9df8df53-2a9c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Coal Authority Digital Geophysical Logs

    The map shows the location and names of boreholes with digital geophysical logs acquired by the former National Coal Board and British Coal during their exploration for coal in the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605459 [9df8df53-2a8d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Coal Authority Seismic Data

    The map shows the location and line-identifiers of reflection seismic profiles acquired by the former National Coal Board and British Coal during their exploration for coal in the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605460 [9df8df53-2a8e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Collections Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and other areas worldwide. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605528 [9df8df53-2ad2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex County Maps 6inch

    The index shows the availability of county series geological maps, 1:10560 scale. The maps themselves were produced on OS County Series sheets between approximately 1860 and 1960. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605475 [9df8df53-2a9d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Digital Geological Map Availability 1:10k

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of available 1:10000 scale digital geological maps within Great Britain. The Digital Geological Map of Great Britain project (DiGMapGB) has prepared 1:625 000, 1:250 000 and 1:50 000 scale datasets for England, Wales and Scotland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605445 [9df8df53-2a7f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Fossil Localities

    The map shows the localities of significant fossil samples, either collected by BGS Staff, or donated by individuals and institutions. The BGS fossil collections contain over 2 million specimens, including a sizeable quantity of type, figured and cited material. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605486 [9df8df53-2aa8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Fossil Specimens

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the localities for which details of identified fossil specimens in the BGS Biostratigraphy Museum are databased. Only Ordovician and Silurian specimens listed currently. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605485 [9df8df53-2aa7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Geochemical Samples

    The map shows the location of excess sample materials from the G-BASE (Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment) geochemistry project:- stream sediments, panned heavy mineral concentrates and soils are stored long term in the National Geoscience Data Centre and are available for use in other p. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605484 [9df8df53-2aa6-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Geochemistry Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605530 [9df8df53-2ad4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Geological Indicators of Flooding

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows where river floodplains and coastal plains in Britain are located and therefore the main areas at greatest risk of flooding. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605468 [9df8df53-2a96-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Geological Memoirs

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows areas covered by explanatory sheet Memoirs. The memoirs themselves provide a comprehensive and detailed account of all aspects of the geology of the areas covered by the 1:50,000 (and 1:63,360) map series. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605447 [9df8df53-2a81-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Geophysics Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605533 [9df8df53-2ad7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Gravity Anomalies

    This low-resolution image has been produced from BGS land and marine gravity data. The colour was generated using the BGS COLMAP software package. Colour levels are defined by histogram equalisation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605466 [9df8df53-2a94-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Gravity Readings

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of land and marine gravity observations on the UK mainland, Northern Ireland, offshore islands, tidal estuaries and seabed. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605461 [9df8df53-2a8f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Hazards Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605529 [9df8df53-2ad3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex High Resolution Airborne Surveys

    The high-resolution airborne surveys shown on the GeoIndex are classed as those flown with low terrain clearance (typically below 200m) and flight line spacing of less than 300m. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605462 [9df8df53-2a90-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Hydrocarbon Well Locations (UK Onshore)

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of hydrocarbon wells known to BGS. Exploration for hydrocarbons by drilling began in the 19th century and locations were recorded in latitude/longitude until about 1960. These locations have been converted to national grid. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605437 [9df8df53-2a77-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Hydrogeological Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of available Hydrogeological Maps which have been published at various scales, covering areas ranging in size from the whole of England and Wales, Northern Ireland and to Jersey. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605471 [9df8df53-2a99-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Landsat Imagery

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows satellite data at different resolutions depending on the current map scale. At small scales, it is shown in generalised form with each pixel covering 300 metres, and at larger scales it is shown at its actual resolution of 30 metres. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605467 [9df8df53-2a95-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Landsat Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and other areas worldwide. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605590 [b0bf64c6-c7d8-3e22-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Landslides

    Information for this layer of the GeoIndex is taken from the BGS National Landslide Database (NLD), which holds over 15000 records of landslides and is the definitive source of landslide information for Great Britain (excludes Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605589 [b0bf64c6-c7d7-3e22-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Local Geophysical Surveys, Survey Lines and Survey Points

    An index to over 600 ground geophysical surveys carried out in the UK for a variety of projects. A large number of these surveys were done in conjunction with the DTI Mineral Reconnaissance Programme in the 1970's and 80's, and many others were carried out at the request of BGS field mapping groups. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605464 [9df8df53-2a92-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Local Government Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605534 [9df8df53-2ad8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Magnetic Anomalies

    This low-resolution image has been produced from BGS airborne and marine magnetic data. The colour was generated using the BGS COLMAP software package. Colour levels are defined by histogram equalisation. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605465 [9df8df53-2a93-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Map Products Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and in some cases, the UK continental shelf. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605535 [9df8df53-2ad9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Mineral Assessment Reports

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of available Mineral Assessment Reports, the information for the index has been taken from the BGS UK Sand and Gravel Database. The UK Sand and Gravel Database was compiled during the production of the Industrial Mineral Assessment Reports. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605476 [9df8df53-2a9e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Mineral Occurrences

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the locations of known mines, mineral showings and localities, including sites where minerals of economic interest have been identified in panned concentrates. The information for the index is taken from the Mineral Occurrence Database. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605477 [9df8df53-2a9f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Mineral Reconnaissance Programme Reports

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the locations of the Mineral Reconnaissance Programme Reports within Great Britain. The Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP), funded by the Department for Trade and Industry (DTI), carried out mineral exploration reconnaissance in Great Britain between 1972 and ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605457 [9df8df53-2a8b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Minerals Theme

    GeoIndex provides a map based index to datasets that BGS have collected or have obtained from other sources. The site allows users to search for information about BGS data collections covering the UK and other areas worldwide. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605539 [9df8df53-2add-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Modern and Historical Recorded Earthquakes

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of earthquakes within the UK. The historical catalogue has been compiled, in general, from macroseismic observations (ie felt effects). Before 1700, only earthquakes with magnitudes of 4.0 ML or greater are included. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605448 [9df8df53-2a82-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Old Series 1 inch Geological Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the availability of 1:63360 scale geological maps. The maps are available for most of England and Wales and show early geological mapping covering the OS Old Series one inch map sheet areas.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605472 [9df8df53-2a9a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Onshore Borehole Records

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of records of boreholes, shafts and wells from all forms of drilling and site investigation work. Some 850,000 records dating back over 200 years and ranging from one to several thousand metres deep. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605431 [9df8df53-2a71-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Onshore Borehole Samples

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of registered samples of drillcore and washed cuttings from onshore boreholes drilled in UK by BGS, commercial and public bodies, representing almost 10,000 boreholes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605436 [9df8df53-2a76-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Onshore Drillcore

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of drillcore, bulk specimens, unwashed cuttings and processed material from onshore boreholes drilled in UK by BGS, commercial and public bodies. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605435 [9df8df53-2a75-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Opencast Coal Prospecting Areas

    The index includes outlines for some 8,000 opencast coal prospecting sites dating from the 1940s to date. The index leads to information on the records of some 1 million boreholes (additional to those shown in the Borehole Records layer) drilled during site exploration and also the accompanying ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605432 [9df8df53-2a72-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Panned Drainage Sediment

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the locations of panned drainage sediment samples. At most drainage sampling sites a panned heavy mineral concentrate is collected from the <2mm sediment fraction using a wooden dulang pan. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605453 [9df8df53-2a87-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Profile Soil

    Profile soil analyses are available from a number of BGS programmes, notably the Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP) and the Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) programme. Sampling depth and range of analytes determined is very variable for the MRP. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605450 [9df8df53-2a84-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Regional Airborne Magnetic Surveys and Flight Lines

    The surveys shown on the GeoIndex include; Analogue airborne magnetic surveys of Great Britain for the Geological Survey (GSGB), commercial analogue survey of North Sea by Aeroservices Inc, subsequently digitised by BGS, commercial digital (+ one analogue) surveys off NW/N/NE of Britain by Huntings . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605463 [9df8df53-2a91-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Rock

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the locations of over 12,500 rock samples from the land area of the United Kingdom gathered as part of the Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605454 [9df8df53-2a88-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Rock Samples

    The map shows the localities where samples that form part of the BGS rock collections have been taken. Many of these samples are from surface exposure, and were collected by BGS geologists during the course of geological mapping programmes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605483 [9df8df53-2aa5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Site Investigation Reports

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of site reports covering a wide range of drilling and site investigation work. Some 2000 reports include the logs from over 10 000 boreholes in addition to those held in the borehole index. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605434 [9df8df53-2a74-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Stream Sediment

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the locations where stream sediment samples are collected under the G-BASE programme at an average density of approximately one site per 1.5 km square. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605451 [9df8df53-2a85-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Stream Water

    Water samples have predominantly been collected by the G-BASE project at an average sampling density of one sample per 1.5 km square. Samples have been collected from approximately 85% of Great Britain but it is only from Wales and Humber-Trent southwards that a wide range of analytes have been ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605452 [9df8df53-2a86-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Technical Reports

    This layer of the GeoIndex provides an index to a sub set of the BGS Report Series. The reports themselves describe the local geology and are designed to be read in conjunction with their complementary map or maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605442 [9df8df53-2a7c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Top Soil

    This layer shows data collected mainly by the Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) programme. Geochemical data are available for soil samples for the Humber-Trent and East Anglia atlas areas (see the Geochemical atlas areas layer). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605449 [9df8df53-2a83-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL)

    The UK Onshore Geophysical Library was established in 1994 in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the UK Onshore Operators Group (UKOOG). The Library manages the archive and official release of seismic data recorded over landward areas of the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605588 [b0be46c9-3cbe-3a84-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex UTM series 1:250000 Geological Maps

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of available UTM series 1:250000 geological maps. These maps display Bedrock, Quaternary (Superficial deposits) geology of the offshore areas and Seabed Sediments of the UK landmass and offshore regions. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605473 [9df8df53-2a9b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Urban Geochemical Reports

    This layer displays the urban areas for which there is an "urban geochemical mapping" report. An integral part of the G-BASE mapping programme is to map and establish the soil geochemical baselines of urban areas. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605458 [9df8df53-2a8c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Waste Sites

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows the location of waste sites within England and Wales. The information is taken from an index listing of some 3500 waste sites in England and Wales identified by BGS as part of a survey carried out on behalf of the Department of the Environment in 1973. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605470 [9df8df53-2a98-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Water Wells

    This layer of the GeoIndex is a subset of the borehole records dataset. There are 100,000 paper records of water wells, including details of lithologies, well construction, water levels and yields and water chemistry. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605433 [9df8df53-2a73-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Water Wells with Aquifer Property Measurements

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows where water wells exist with data available on transmissivity, storativity and discharge/drawdown. These parameters indicate the physical characteristics of the aquifer which can relate to factors such as possible storage capacities or rate of movement of water ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605440 [9df8df53-2a7a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoIndex Water Wells with Water Level Measurements

    This layer of the GeoIndex shows sites where regularly monitored rest water level data are available, usually covering a long time period. The data shows seasonal fluctuations in the water table and responses to periods of high or low rainfall.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605439 [9df8df53-2a79-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Basic

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603186 [9df8df52-d6a9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Collapsible Deposits

    The GeoSure datasets and related reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement due to six types of natural geological hazard, in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603025 [9df8df52-d605-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Compressible Deposits

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603026 [9df8df52-d606-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Insurance Data

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603031 [9df8df52-d60b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Running Sand Deposits

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603027 [9df8df52-d607-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Shrink Swell Deposits

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603028 [9df8df52-d608-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Slope Instability

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603029 [9df8df52-d609-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    GeoSure Soluble Rocks

    The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports can help inform planning decisions and indicate causes of subsidence. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603030 [9df8df52-d60a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) For The UK.

    The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and soil, to build up a picture of the surface chemistry of the UK. The average sample density for stream sediments and water is about one site per 1. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480412 [9df8df51-63dd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) For UK Soils In Urban Areas.

    Soil samples collected in urban areas throughout the UK are analysed for their major and trace element geochemistry, their pH and organic matter content. Samples are collected at two depths; 0-15cm and 35-45cm at sites selected using a stratified, random design. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480371 [9df8df51-63bd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geological Archives.

    Collection of reports, notebooks interpretations, plans and other data for Great Britain received from external organisations that are not part of other collections. Covers a wide variety of topics that have been gathered over a variety of time scales.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480101 [9df8df51-6323-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geological Indicators of Flooding Great Britain

    The BGS Geological Indicators of Flooding (GIF) dataset is a digital map based on the BGS Digital Geological Map of Great Britain at the 1:50,000 scale (DiGMapGB-50, BGS, 2009). Current coverage includes England, Wales and Scotland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603094 [9df8df52-d644-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geomagnetic Observatory Annual Means.

    Annual means of the geomagnetic field vector components from observatories around the world, from 1840 to the present day. At present there are about 160 observatories. These data are useful for tracking changes in the magnetic field generated inside the Earth. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480102 [9df8df51-6324-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geomagnetic Observatory Hourly and Minute Means

    Hourly and minute means of the geomagnetic field vector components from observatories around the world from, respectively, 1883 and 1969, to the present day. At present there are about 160 observatories. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605429 [9df8df53-2a6f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geomagnetic Observatory Year Books.

    Collection of annual publications from the global network of magnetic observatories. They typically contain tabulations of hourly, monthly and annual mean values of the geomagnetic elements. Contains all magnetic observatory year books available to GSGG.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480104 [9df8df51-6326-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geophysical Borehole Log Index

    The Geophysical Borehole Log index provides details of hardcopy geophysical logs known to BGS. The index provides the storage location of the logs and details of the format they are available in, eg. paper, at a scale of 1:200. The data is updated when new data becomes available. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480158 [9df8df51-62ef-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geophysical Properties Databank.

    The Geophysical Properties dataset consists of density, velocity, magnetic susceptibility and thermal conductivity values, with related source, location and geology data. The data have been collected on a project basis, therefore the quality and completeness of the database coding is variable. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480302 [9df8df51-638c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geophysical Surveys In Africa

    Data from geophysical surveys in many African countries carried out by the British Geological Survey for different agencies. The surveys range from regional gravity and airborne magnetic mapping to targetted surveys for mineral and water. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480300 [9df8df52-d776-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geophysical Surveys In Latin America.

    Data from geophysical surveys in many South American and Caribbean countries carried out by the British Geological Survey for different agencies. The surveys range from regional gravity and airborne magnetic mapping to targetted surveys for mineral and water. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480117 [9df8df51-62cb-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geophysical Surveys In The Middle And Far East

    Data from geophysical surveys carried out by the British Geological Survey in many countries in the Middle East, the Indian sub-continent and Indo-China for different agencies. The surveys range from regional gravity and airborne magnetic mapping to targetted surveys for mineral and water. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480301 [9df8df51-638b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geoscience Large Object Store

    The Geoscience Large Object Store (GLOS) is a database for the storage of models and related digital objects, together with metadata that describes the details of the originating model software. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603001 [9df8df52-d5f2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Geotechnical Database

    The Geotechnical Database contains information about site investigation reports, boreholes and samples. It contains geotechnical measurements taken over borehole intervals and on samples. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480242 [9df8df52-d7b5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Ground Geophysical Surveys In The UK Done For Specific Projects.

    The database contains an index to over 600 ground geophysical surveys carried out in the UK for a variety of projects. A large number of these surveys were done for the DTI Mineral Reconnaissance Programme in the 1970s and 80s; many others were done at the request of BGS field mapping groups. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480368 [9df8df52-d77c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Groundwater Level Archive

    Database of water levels in selected observation boreholes: weekly and monthly measurements.Dataset represents only 5% of current monitoring networks run by UK measuring agencies. Consistent set of boreholes in catchments relatively undisturbed by pumpimg.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480430 [9df8df51-63e8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Historic Maps Collection

    This dataset comprises 2 collections of maps. The facsmile collection contains all the marginalia information from the original map as well as the map itself, while the georectified collection contains just the map with an associated index for locating them. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480472 [9df8df51-6409-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Hydro-Electric Records (He)

    Archive of reports, correspondence, records of tunnel and dam site examinations, borehole records relating to the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board's schemes in the Scottish Highlands c.1945-1970. Arranged by hydro-electric scheme.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480136 [9df8df52-d798-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Hydrogeological Core Properties.

    Database of hydrogeological properties measured on core samples. Contains most determinations generated by BGS Wallingford Physical Properties Lab but some data is only available on paper. High quality data produced to strict laboratory quality standards.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480074 [9df8df51-630f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Hydrogeological Map of the UK and Isle of Man

    The map shows the potential for the rocks to supply groundwater and the type of groundwater flow within the rocks. The dataset re attributes polygons in the 625k_v5_bedrock dataset to indicate whether the bedrock is an aquifer, the type of flow through the aquifer (fracture and fissure flow or ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605487 [9df8df53-2aa9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Hydrogeological Maps Of The UK

    Hydrogeological maps of the UK at various scales. Hydrogeological maps of the UK provide information on major aquifers, including geological and lithological information, surface drainage systems and water quality issues.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480294 [9df8df51-6387-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Hydrothermal Geochemical Experimental Data.

    Series of water/rock and water/mineral interaction experiments at a range of temperatures and pressures. Most experimental runs now held in Excel spreadsheets. All runs held as paper records in the laboratory. Analytical results also held in Excel format. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480226 [9df8df52-d7b3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index Data From Field Note Record Sheets.

    Index data from field note record sheets. These records are produced by BGS geologists as part of the geological mapping process and are written descriptions of localities, or sections, or records of measurements taken in the field. Most are linked to a specific field map. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480142 [9df8df51-62de-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Deep Mine Data

    High level index to the contents of the boxes of Primary Geological Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation in Great Britain donated by the Coal Authority in July 2001. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480241 [9df8df51-635e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Enquiry Records

    Digital Index to the records of enquiries received by BGS Information Services at Keyworth. The Oracle index was set up in 1988 as a digital index to world wide enquiries recieved between 1988 and 2000. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480297 [9df8df53-2a0e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Onshore Borehole Collection.

    Index to borehole material held chiefly as continuous drillcore, bulk samples, unwashed cuttings and processed material from onshore UK.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480071 [9df8df51-630d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Opencast Coal Data

    The Index to the Primary Geological Data resulting from Open Cast Coal exploration. The index lists the content of the boxes of data, including reports, interpretations and records of research in British coalfield areas. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480399 [9df8df51-63d3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Registered Borehole Specimens (England, Wales And Scotland).

    Index of onshore boreholes in England, Wales and Scotland for which BGS holds material either as registered specimens or cuttings. Developed to improve access by BGS staff and external enquirers to the major UK borehole collection.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480359 [9df8df51-63b5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Site Investigation Reports Collection.

    Index to reports of site investigations produced by external organisations carried out for all forms of site investigation. The Oracle index was setup in 1988 and covers the whole of Great Britain, all site investigation reports are indexed but the level of detail in the index for each record may ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480367 [9df8df51-63bb-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To Statutory Borehole Notifications.

    Index to the statutory notifications of the intention to drill any boreholes, shafts or wells under the Mining Industry Act 1926 or the Water Resources Act 1991 for Great Britain. Index complete for all notifications since 1952, but record data will vary. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480322 [9df8df52-d5f7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Collection Of Archived Video Recordings.

    Index to the BGS collection of downhole CCTV recordings and also backup tapes for SKYLAB satellite imagery. The Oracle index was setup in 1997 and covers the whole of Great Britain, all recieved videos are indexed but the level of detail in the index may vary between entries.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480407 [9df8df51-63d9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Collection Of Geologist's Field Notebooks And Section Books.

    An index to the manuscript notebook collection was set up in the 1990's. The notebooks contain detailed information gathered by Survey geologists (or other recognised geologists) from various sources as part of the mapping of Great Britain. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480190 [9df8df51-6339-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Collection Of Large Scale Geological Field Maps.

    Index to manuscript geological maps produced by the Survey geologists or other recognised geologists on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps. The index was set up in 1991. Current holdings for Great Britain are over 35,000. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480141 [9df8df52-d799-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Collections Of Aerial Photographs

    Index to various collections of Aerial Photographs purchased or obtained by BGS and its precursors as part of its surveying activities. The index was set up in 2000 and mainly covers Great Britain. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480209 [9df8df52-d7b0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Large Scale Geological Map Collection.

    Index to BGS geological map 'Standards', manuscript and published maps for Great Britain produced by the Survey on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps. 'Standards' are the best interpretation of the geology at the time they were produced. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480347 [9df8df51-63ac-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Medium Scale Geological Map Collection.

    Digital index to the availability of published medium scale geological maps at 1:50000 scale and 1:63360 scale (one inch to one mile) produced by the Survey. The index was set up in the 1980's and currently contains some 1100 entries covering the whole of Great Britain. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480285 [9df8df51-6381-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The BGS Technical Reports Collection.

    Index to the reports of work carried out by the BGS and its precursors. The index was set up in 1988 and has worldwide coverage. These reports cover a wide range of scientific and technical disciplines and were produced for a variety of purposes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480222 [9df8df51-6350-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index To The UK (North) Survey Collection Of Fossils.

    This dataset is an index of the Survey Collection of fossils for Scotland and Northern England. It is the digital equivalent of the analogue (card) index. The latter contains some 31k records, c.70% of which has been transcribed. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480362 [9df8df51-63b7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Index to Waste Disposal Site Records

    Oracle index to records of some 3500 waste sites in England and Wales identified by BGS as part of a survey carried out on behalf of the Departement of the Environment in 1973. The index has been corrected and updated to a limited extent, but the data itself has not been changed. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603054 [9df8df52-d61f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Industrial Mineral Assessment (IMAU) Report Maps Digital Data

    Many mineral resource maps for areas of Great Britain at scales of 1:25000 and 1:50000 have been produced by the British Geological Survey. The maps are intended to be used for resource development, strategic planning, land-use planning, the indication of hazard in mined areas, environment ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603184 [9df8df52-d6a8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Industrial Minerals Resources Map of Britain

    The map show the broad distribution of the industrial, including construction, mineral resources of Britain and the main sites where these are worked. Over extensive areas bedrock is covered by superficial deposits, including economically important sand and gravel resources. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13453046 [9df8df51-62c5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Infiltration SuDS Map (Sustainable Drainage Systems)

    This national dataset brings together sixteen national datasets to create a GIS product that provides the information necessary to determine the extent to which the ground is suitable for infiltration sustainable drainage systems (SuDS). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605577 [afa38b05-442c-10a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    International Regional Geochemistry

    A collection of regional geochemical data, mainly from stream sediment surveys, gathered from many BGS overseas projects since 1960s. Some areas are well covered and well documented with data available digitally on CD-ROM. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480213 [9df8df51-6349-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Interpreted Seismic And Well Data.

    This dataset represents a project-based collection of seismic interpretations of 2D and 3D commercial seismic reflection data. These data are integrated in a relational database in ORACLE in a data model called OpenWorks. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480252 [9df8df51-6367-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Kenya Regional Geochemistry.

    The Samburu - Marsabit Geological Mapping and Mineral Exploration Project was a joint Kenyan and British technical co-operation project, carried out by staff of the Mines and Geological Department, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Kenya and staff from the British Geological Survey. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480219 [9df8df52-d7b2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Land Survey Archives (LSA): Scotland & Northern England.

    The Land Survey Archives consists of records of the Geological Survey in Scotland for permanent retention dating from 1860s onwards. The collection comprises geologists' field notebooks, miscellaneous field observations and reports, historical and biographical material, correspondence files, ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480128 [9df8df51-62d3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Land Survey Collection of Photographs

    This is the core collection of photographs in BGS it represents photographs taken by professional photographers and selected by subject and quality for public reference in the BGS libraries. The collection dates from c 1890 to c. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603090 [9df8df52-d641-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Land Survey Plans (LSP)

    The Land Survey Plans collection of c.1,520 plans consists largely of mine plans acquired by the Survey, including 492 non-coal mine plans deposited by the National Coal Board 1984-87, and copies of mine plans derived from various sources including '6-inch reductions'. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480129 [9df8df51-62d4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    London Earth Topsoil Chemical Data

    The London Earth data is part of a nationwide project to determine the distribution of chemical elements in the surface environment, namely Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605560 [a3750a7d-4037-035e-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    London Office Registers Of Macrofossils.

    Registers of macrofossils in 127 volumes, covers the whole of the UK. Within each volume, data is arranged sequentially usually by collectors no. The data set began with the first Palaeontologist in the Geological Survey of Great Britain.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480201 [9df8df51-6341-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    London Register Of Lower Palaeozoic Microfossils From The UK.

    The register lists Lower Palaeozoic microfaunas (including "small shelly" faunas), but occasionally mentions small trilobites and various fragments. SAQ1-259 are used, although several numbers have no details assigned to them. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480181 [9df8df51-6333-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    London Register Of Microfossils.

    Registers of microfossil analyses carried out by FW Anderson in London mainly during the 1950s and 1960s, but includes older collections,notably those of Davis (1935) and Burrows (1948). Specimens recorded are mainly ostracods, but include some foraminifera and some charophytes and holothurians. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480204 [9df8df52-d7af-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Macrofossils From Ireland.

    Registers dating from the 1950s listing some of the macrofossil collections held in the Geological Survey of Ireland between 1868 and 1875. They are numbered sequentially, but as they are a selection only, there are some gaps in the numbers. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480199 [9df8df52-d7ae-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Macrofossils Illustrated In Quarterly Journal Of The Geological Society.

    5 volumes of macrofossils illustrated in the Quaterly Journal Of The Geological Society are given identifications and locality details together with the bibliographic reference. A few are foreign, but most are from the UK. The first date given is QJGS volume 12 for 1856. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480376 [9df8df51-63c1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mass transfer during the conversion of Banded Iron Formation to Iron Ore

    The aim of this CONNECT B project is to develop a quantitative model for the enrichment of Banded Iron Formation to iron ore based on the Simandou deposit, a giant new iron ore system currently being explored by Rio Tinto in the Democratic Republic of Guinea, West Africa. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605349 [9df8df52-d750-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Metal Speciation And Bioavailability For Risk Assessment And Remediation.

    The full title of this project is" Studies into metal speciation and bioavailability to assist risk assessment and remediation of brownfield sites in urban areas" and is funded by NERC under the URGENT thematic programme form 1998-2001. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480233 [9df8df51-6358-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Microfossils - Raw Dataset

    Microfossil samples submitted to the BGS are currently registered using the prefix 'MPA'. Samples include rock, residues from sample preparations, and slides of mounted specimens. Rock, residues and slides from the same sample all bear the same unique identifying sample number. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480437 [9df8df51-63ee-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Microfossils - Value Added Dataset

    Microfossil samples submitted to the BGS biostratigraphy laboratory are currently registered using the prefix 'MPA'. Samples include rock, residues from sample preparations, and slides of mounted specimens. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480438 [9df8df52-d7d3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Microfossils From The Continental Shelf - Value Added Data

    Added value microfossil analyses carried out on material from the British Continental shelf are included. Sample number, borehole details, locality and geological information are given together with microfossil identification. The identification logging sheets are housed in box files. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480440 [9df8df51-63ef-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Microfossils From The UK.

    Three volumes of SAM samples (SAM1-SAM4789) exist. They represent the work of FW Anderson in the 1950s and 1960s. All samples were re-registered into other datasets. They are predominantly from the Cretaceous and Tertiary. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480083 [9df8df52-d769-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Occurrences Database

    Dataset of mineral occurrences in the UK including locations of known mines, mineral showings and localities, including sites where minerals of economic interest have been identified in panned concentrates. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480308 [9df8df51-6391-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Map of Wales

    The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Welsh Assembly Government Aggregates Levy Fund in 2009 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information base to enhance the sustainability of mineral resources for Wales. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605430 [9df8df53-2a70-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Polygons Central Belt of Scotland

    The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Scottish Government Aggregates Levy Fund in 2007 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information base to enhance the sustainability of mineral resources for 18 local authorities in the central belt of Scotland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603179 [9df8df52-d6a4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Polygons England

    The original version of this dataset contained lithologies interpreted as representing a mineral resource for mineral extraction. Collated on a County by County basis as part of the former Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) Mineral Resource Information in support of National Regional and ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480474 [9df8df51-640a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Polygons Northern Ireland (Internal Geological Boundaries Dissolved)

    This mineral resource data was produced as part of the Mineral Resource Map of Northern Ireland via a commission from the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment. The work resulted in a series of 21 data layers which were used to generate a series of six digitally generated maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605663 [c8f30ac4-e8bc-25b9-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Polygons Northern Ireland (Internal Geological Boundaries Retained)

    This mineral resource data was produced as part of the Mineral Resource Map of Northern Ireland via a commission from the Northern Ireland Department of the Environment. The work resulted in a series of 21 data layers which were used to generate a series of six digitally generated maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605664 [c9052556-116d-5bcc-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resource Records (Mr); Scotland & Northern England.

    The collection, amounting to c.6,000 records, consists of reports and data relating to geochemical sampling, geophysics, drilling and field mapping deposited by mineral exploration companies dating from c.1960 onwards. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480133 [9df8df51-62d7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Resources Archive (Mra): Scotland & Northern England.

    Collection of c.5,000 items relating to economic mineral exploration and exploitation in Scotland (with some records for Northern England) pre c.1960. Incorporates Non-Ferrous Metallic Ores Committee and Mineral Development Committee records. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480134 [9df8df51-62d8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mineral Veins Of The Southern Pennine Orefield

    3200 mineral veins (i.e. lead, fluorspar) of the Southern Pennine Orefield within the Peak District National Park captured as a single dataset in 1983 from BGS 1:10 560 published maps with additional veins from referenced literature. The data covers a small, very limited area. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480432 [9df8df51-63ea-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Minerals Programme Geochemistry Database.

    The Mineral Reconnaissance Programme (MRP), funded by the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) carried out baseline mineral exploration in Great Britain between 1972 and 1997. Its main aim was to stimulate private-sector exploration and the development of indigenous mineral resources. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480189 [9df8df51-6338-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mines And Quarries Database - BritPits.

    List of mines and quarries in the UK including information about operational status, products, lithostratigraphy, chronostratigraphy, pit and operator addresses, minerals planning authority. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480276 [9df8df51-637b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Mining Hazard (not including coal) in Great Britain.

    The dataset indicates the potential for hazard in Great Britain as a result of mineral extraction. It excludes areas of Coal mining as these are covered by the Coal Authority. It is based on a simple A-E rating scale indicating the increasing likelihood of an underground mining hazard. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480414 [9df8df51-63df-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permissions Cards

    A card index storing supplementary information regarding name, operator, dates and commodity worked for each planning permission boundary recorded (drawn) on the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permissions Maps (see associated metadata). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603142 [9df8df52-d67b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permissions Maps

    These are OS 1:25000 paper maps (approximately 1400) upon which the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (currently Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG)) recorded hand drawn boundaries for permitted, withdrawn and refused mineral planning permissions and worked ground for every . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603141 [9df8df52-d67a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Murchison House Aerial Photograph And Satellite Image Inventory

    The data set consists of a MS Excel spreadsheet containing 11 worksheets. Each worksheet contains information pertaining to the different sub-collections within the collection (9 worksheets of aerial photographs, one for aerial photograph scans, one for satellite imagery). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480476 [9df8df51-640c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Laboratory Records (hardcopy)

    NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science research, and educates and trains PhD students, in a collaborative research environment. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603065 [9df8df52-d628-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Project Records

    NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science research, and educates and trains PhD students, in a collaborative research environment. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603066 [9df8df53-2a14-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Projects

    NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science research, and educates and trains PhD students, in a collaborative research environment. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603070 [9df8df52-d62c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Publications

    NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science research, and educates and trains PhD students, in a collaborative research environment. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603069 [9df8df52-d62b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    National Seismological Archive.

    The National Seismological Archive (NSA) is the United Kingdom national repository for seismological material. It was created principally to preserve data from seismological observatories in the UK that have now closed. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480110 [9df8df52-d7a8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    National Soil-Parent Material

    The National Soil Parent Material dataset is a series of GIS layers describing the geological material from which topsoils and subsoils (A and B horizons) develop (i.e. from the base of pedological soil down to c. 3m). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605067 [9df8df52-d6bd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Natural Analogues

    Data from projects that investigated the migration, transport and retardation processes of naturally occuring trace elements, as analogues the behaviour in the geosphere environment, of radionuclides from radioactive wastes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480230 [9df8df51-6356-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Neanderthal climate preferences and tolerances: the need for a better chronology

    This project aimed to investigate whether the present chronological data for late Mousterian sites in Europe are biasing our perception of Neanderthal populations by making them appear more cold-adapted than the incoming anatomically modern Early Upper Palaeolithic humans. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605359 [9df8df52-d75a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    New Accessions To National Geological Records Centre.

    New acquisitions of all forms of geological data received from external organisations. Data is in the form of reports, plans and digital information.This information comes from a wide vaiety of sources, including public bodies and agencies and commercial organisations. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480139 [9df8df51-62dc-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex 3-D Modelling Data.

    During the interpretation of the geological structure of the Sellafield site, a series of 3-D models were created using EarthVision and Vulcan software. These models have been imported into the computer systems operated by British Geological Survey. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480336 [9df8df51-63a4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Analogue (Paper) Records

    The paper archives comprise a set of the factual and interpretative reports that document the investigations carried out by Nirex (Nuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Executive) and its contractors. In total there are in excess of 2,250 individual volumes. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480334 [9df8df52-d779-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Digital Geoscience Database (NDGD)

    The Nirex Digital Geoscience Database (NDGD) holds extensive sets of data describing geoscientific, geographical, hydrogeological and logistical aspects of the Sellafield area in western Cumbria region. Some datasets comprise unmodified field data (as collected, measured or observed in the field). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603075 [9df8df52-d62d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Magnetic Tape Archives - Processed Data

    A significant part of this data collection is geophysical survey data in digital form being derived data created during the subsequent processing and interpretation of the field data described in 'Nirex Magnetic Tape Archives - Raw Data'. These data were originally stored on a variety of media. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480436 [9df8df51-63ed-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Magnetic Tape Archives - Raw Data

    A significant part of this data collection is geophysical survey data in digital form, being mainly instrumental recordings made during fieldwork. Derived data created during the subsequent processing and interpretation of the field data is described in 'Nirex Magnetic Tape Archives - Processed ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480435 [9df8df51-63ec-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Petrological Samples And Records.

    As an integral part of the investigations carried out at Sellafield, and to a lesser extent for the Dounreay boreholes, the cores from the boreholes were systematically examined by geologists and samples selected for detailed petrographic analysis. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480337 [9df8df51-63a5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Reference Drawings.

    A collection of reference drawings relating to investigations carried out by Nirex, during the period from 1989 to 1997. Sites near Sellafield, in Cumbria, and Dounreay, in Caithness. The Nirex geological archive was transferred to BGS during 2000/2001. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480333 [9df8df52-d7c2-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nirex Rock Cores And Core Samples From Deep Boreholes.

    During the period from 1989 to 1997, Nirex undertook extensive geological investigations at sites near Sellafield, in Cumbria, and Dounreay, in Caithness, to examine whether or not they were suitable locations for a deep repository for radioactive waste. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480335 [9df8df51-63a3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Northern Peru Regional Geochemical Exploration Survey.

    During the period 1967 to 1971 a team of geoscientists carried out a programme of regional geological mapping in parts of Peru and a low-density regional geochemical exploration survey of the Western Cordillera of northern Peru. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480225 [9df8df51-6352-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nottingham's Caves - Archival Material For Digital Register.

    Paper records and photos used to create the Nottingham Caves digital register and maps. Includes archival material of the caves known to BGS, around northern and central Nottingham. Data mainly captured in 1989, infrequent since then approximately 1 per year.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480077 [9df8df51-6312-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nottingham's Caves Database

    GIS Data Layer and Database including maps and detailed Indexes. Paper records and photographs, descriptive register is paper version from which the digital version was created. Data mainly captured in 1989, infrequent additions (approximately 1 entry per year) since then. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480079 [9df8df51-6313-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Nyk High 3D Seismic Survey

    Nyk High 3D marine seismic survey held at Durham

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13602987 [9df8df52-d5ec-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Onshore Borehole Collection.

    Collection of drillcore, bulk samples, unwashed cuttings and processed material from onshore boreholes drilled in the UK by BGS, commercial and public bodies. Developed as part of the BGS responsibility to establish and maintain a National Borehole collection. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480339 [9df8df51-63a6-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Opencast Coal Data

    Primary Geological Data resulting from Open Cast Coal exploration. Collection of data includes reports, interpretations and records of research in British coalfield areas deposited by British Coal. Data for past and current collieries and for future prospects. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480429 [9df8df52-d77f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Opencast Coal Records: Scotland & Northern England.

    The collection consists of borehole drill logs, site plans, borehole location plans, geological plans and completion plans for opencast coal sites in Scotland and Northern England. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480132 [9df8df52-d797-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Opencast Coal Site Maps

    Primary Geological Data resulting from Open Cast Coal exploration in British coalfield areas. Maps showing the site outlines of opencast coal prospecting sites annotated with site reference number. Sites date back to the 1940s. Outlines drawn on 1:25000 scale topographic bases. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605523 [9df8df53-2acd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Oracle Data Dictionaries

    All data dictionaries held in Oracle. They include both administrative (e.g. codes for companies), scientific (e.g. codes for deformation episodes) and geographic (e.g. codes for countries). Typically, they are used to constrain the allowable values held in other Oracle datasets. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480316 [9df8df51-6397-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Original Seismic Sections.

    This document dataset contains original prints, on paper, sepia or film, of seismic reflection survey sections, dating from the 1960s. Most data are within the UK onshore area; although there are some UK near-shore and offshore (North Sea, Irish Sea) and foreign data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480183 [9df8df52-d7ab-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Original Seismic Shotpoint Location Maps.

    This document data set contains original prints, on paper, sepia or film, of seismic reflection survey location (navigation) maps. These provide the location data for the seismic sections of the Original Seismic Sections (ORIGSEISECS) and Copy Seismic Sections (COPYSEISECS) datasets. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480184 [9df8df51-6335-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Overseas Geophysical Surveys

    BGS has carried out geophysical surveys in many countries for different agencies. The surveys range from regional gravity and airborne magnetic mapping to targetted surveys for mineral and water. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480299 [9df8df52-d7bc-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Palaeosaurus

    Database of palaeontological specimens, world-wide coverage, including both "Museum" and "Survey" fossil collections from Keyworth and Edinburgh. Development commenced in Autumn 2000 and is ongoing. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480317 [9df8df52-d7bf-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Artificial Deposits)

    The data comprises GIS layers representing the permeability of artificial deposits for Great Britain. The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain), and therefore reflects the scale of DiGMap-GB. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603039 [9df8df52-d611-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Bedrock)

    The data comprises a GIS layer representing the permeability of bedrock for Great Britain The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain), and therefore reflects the scale of DiGMap-GB. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603036 [9df8df52-d60f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Mass Movements)

    The data comprises GIS layers representing the permeability of mass movement deposits for Great Britain. The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain), and therefore reflects the scale of DiGMap-GB. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603038 [9df8df52-d610-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Merged)

    The data comprises four GIS layers representing the permeability of geological deposits for Great Britain (bedrock, superficial, artificial and mass movement deposits). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605088 [9df8df52-d6c9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Superficial)

    The data comprises a GIS layers representing the permeability of Superficial geological deposits for Great Britain. The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain), and therefore reflects the scale of DiGMap-GB. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603037 [9df8df53-2a10-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Petrobangla (Bangladesh) Seismic Survey Data

    This dataset is an archive of the following original data for the seismic reflection surveys conducted by the BGS in Bangladesh for PetroBangla (Bangladesh state oil & gas company) and the UK Overseas Development Agency (funding body): Observers' logs, Surveyors' reports, Location data tapes, Field . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480400 [9df8df51-63d4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Photogrammetric Data Of The UK And World

    The database contains scanned photographs (at 1016dpi) of the UK and various locations around the world. Some are single band (black&white) others are 3 band colour. The images are stored in various formats on various types of magnetic media: . (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480366 [9df8df51-63ba-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Plans Of Abandoned Mines (Coal & Oil Shale) For Scotland Held On Microfilm.

    The collection includes colour microfilm aperture card copies of 7,170 plans of mine workings for coal and oil shale dating from 1872 onwards deposited on abandonment of a mine in compliance with the Coal Mines Regulation Act. An additional c. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480304 [9df8df52-d7bd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Plans Of Abandoned Mines (Other Than Coal & Shale): Scotland.

    The collection comprises plans of mine workings for ironstone, fireclay, limestone, baryte and metalliferous minerals for Scotland dating from 1872 onwards deposited on abandonment of a mine in compliance with the coal and metalliferous mines regulation acts. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480130 [9df8df51-62d5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Plans Of Abandoned Mines (Other Than Coal): Cumbria.

    The collection comprises photographic half plate black & white negative and 35mm colour transparency copies of plans of mine workings for haematite, gypsum, limestone, baryte and metalliferous minerals for Cumbria dating from 1872 onwards. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480131 [9df8df51-62d6-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Point Source Urban Soil Chemistry Great Britain (version 1)

    The BGS digital point source urban soil chemistry data (GB_PointSourceUrbanSoilPHE_v1) comprises the locations and concentrations (mg kg-1) of Arsenic (As), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Nickel (Ni) and Lead (Pb) in urban topsoil samples. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605364 [9df8df52-d75e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Records Of Mineral Exploration.

    Reports of 267 mineral exploration projects carried out in the UK under the Mineral Exploration and Investigation Grants Act (MEIGA). Produced by external mineral exploration companies between 1971 and 1984. Includes project files kept on behalf of DTI (Department of Trade and Industry). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480289 [9df8df51-6384-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Reference Samples Of Building Stones.

    A collection of large-size, representative hand samples of building stones from current and historic quarries in the UK, together with specimens from historic buildings supplied by conservation architects and contractors, currently c.680 samples. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480369 [9df8df51-63bc-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Registered Borehole Specimens Collection (England And Wales).

    Collection of individually registered specimens and cuttings from onshore boreholes drilled in England and Wales by BGS, commercial and public bodies since the establishment of BGS in 1835. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480072 [9df8df51-630e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Registers Of Macrofossils (Leeds System).

    Registers of macrofossils arranged by 1" (one inch ro the mile) or 1:50 000 scale English geological sheets. Each register is numbered 1-359 and each sheet has one or more volumes. Within each volume, data is arranged by collectors symbol. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480349 [9df8df52-d7c5-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Results From Geochemical Surveys In Urban Area

    Laboratory results for the analysis of soil samples collected from urban areas during the baseline geochemical mapping programme of Britain. Sample sites are described on field slips. Chemical results are subjected to high level of quality control in the laboratory. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480410 [9df8df52-d7ce-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Results From The Regional Geochemical Mapping Of Britain

    Laboratory results for the analysis of geochemical samples (stream sediments, soil and water) collected for the high resolution geochemical mapping of mainland Britain. Sample sites are described on field slips. Chemical results are subjected to high level of quality control in the laboratory. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480411 [9df8df51-63dc-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland - Aerial Photographs

    A collection of aerial photographs providing national coverage supplied to BGS by Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). The aerial photos bought by BGS were taken during a two year period from 1988-89 and were bought by BGS for individual mapping projects. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603117 [9df8df52-d659-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Sand And Gravel Resources Assessment Records: Scotland.

    'Archive' collection of c.3,000 records of the former Industrial Minerals Assessment Unit (IMAU) relating to sand and gravel assessment projects in Scotland, 1978-88. Includes borehole and trial pit records, grading and resource assessment data and aggregate tests.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480137 [9df8df51-62da-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Satellite Imagery Of The UK/World (Digital)

    The database contains satellite images of the UK purchased by the BGS or on its behalf by NERC. It includes data from the Lansdat, SPOT, Radarsat and ERS satellites. The images are stored in proprietary format on various types of magnetic media. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480125 [9df8df51-62d1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scanned Images of BGS Large Scale Geological Maps

    Scanned images of Geological map 'Standards', manuscript and published maps produced by the Survey on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps. Current holdings over 41,000 maps for Great Britain. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603032 [9df8df52-d60c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scanned Images of Deep Mine Data

    Scanned images of primary Geological Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation. Collection of data includes reports, interpretations and records of research in British coalfield areas deposited by the Coal Authority. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603035 [9df8df52-d60e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scanned Images of the BGS Collection of Large Scale Geological Field Maps.

    Scanned images of the manuscript geological maps produced by the Survey geologists or other recognised geologists on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps. Similar maps compiled from other sources. Current holdings over 35,000 maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603033 [9df8df53-2a0f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scanned Images of the BGS Site Investigation Report Collection

    Scanned images of the records of onshore Great Britain (or near shore) site investigation reports held in the BGS archives in either paper, microfilm or digital format. The entire collections in BGS Edinburgh have been scanned, but in BGS Keyworth currently only new reports received since 2002. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603057 [9df8df53-2a13-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scanned images of the BGS Borehole Records Collection.

    Scanned images of the records of all onshore Great Britain (or near shore) boreholes, trial pits, shafts and wells held in the BGS archives in either paper, microfilm or digital format. The records range from simple single page lithological logs through to hydrocarbon completion reports. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603034 [9df8df52-d60d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Scottish Water Well Records.

    The collection consists of records for c.5000 wells and springs in Scotland mostly lodged by drillers in compliance with the Water Act. These include data on well construction, water yields, water levels, water chemistry and well lithology. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480138 [9df8df51-62db-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Seismic Line Index (SLI).

    The Seismic Line Index database stores summary administrative information about the collection of printed seismic sections, Original Seismic Sections dataset (ORIGSEISECS). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480173 [9df8df52-d7a9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Seismic Locations And Sections Database

    The Seismic Locations and Sections database (LOCSEC) stores digitised seismic reflection survey location and line-interpretation data. Supplementary data stored includes map projection information and rock-unit seismic velocity data. The data are grouped by interpretation project area. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480182 [9df8df51-6334-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Single Onshore Borehole Index

    The Single Onshore Borehole Index (SOBI) is an index of over 1 million boreholes, shafts and wells and references collections of digital and analogue records from all forms of drilling and site investigation work held by the BGS. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480364 [9df8df52-d7c7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Site Investigation Reports Collection.

    Reports of site investigations produced by external organisations carried out for all forms of site investigation The reports date back to the 1950s and may contain information on boreholes, trial pits, laboratory tests and chemical analyses etc. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480403 [9df8df51-63d7-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Soil Chemistry England and Wales (version 3)

    This dataset indicates the estimated topsoil Arsenic(As), Cadmium (Cd), Cr (Chromium), Nickel (Ni) and Lead (Pb) concentrations (mg kg-1) derived by spatial interpolation of the point source urban soil PHE (potentially harmful elements) data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605361 [9df8df53-2a3a-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Soil Chemistry Scotland (version 3)

    The BGS digital soil chemistry data indicates the estimated geometric mean concentrations (mg kg-1) of Arsenic (As), Cadmium (Cd), Chromium (Cr), Nickel (Ni) and Lead (Pb) in surface soil. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605362 [9df8df52-d75c-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Solomon Islands Regional Geochemistry.

    Two geochemical surveys were undertaken in the Solomon Islands between 1976 and 1983 as part of a combined geological mapping and mineral exploration project. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480404 [9df8df52-d7cd-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Stratigraphic Surfaces Database.

    This database stores down-hole stratigraphic data to complement the seismic surface picks stored in the Seismic Locations And Sections Database (LOCSEC). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480185 [9df8df51-6336-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Structure Of The Bedrock

    The data comprises information on the subsurface structure of stratigraphic levels and units in the United Kingdom, detailing depth to and thickness of the units. These result from projects in different parts of the UK performed at different times. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480484 [9df8df52-d7da-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Study of Archaean prokaryotic mat ecology, Belingwe Belt, Zimbabwe

    This proposal is to study archaean ecology, and in particular the early nitrogen cycle, by using new high resolution laser stable isotope techniques and REE geochemistry to investigate the geochemical and isotopic fingerprints of prokaryotic life. The intention is to use extremely well preserved 2. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605060 [9df8df53-2a27-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Sumatra Regional Geochemistry

    Regional Geochemical data from drainage basin reconnaissance survey carried out as part of a bilateral aid project between the UK Department for International development (DFID) (formerly ODA) and the Indonesian Government. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480342 [9df8df51-63a9-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Teaching Pack of Digital Geological Data (GeoScholar)

    GeoScholar is a set of free geological data - available in GIS format - for UK universities and the higher education sector, to support teaching and learning within the geosciences. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13605387 [9df8df53-2a41-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Collection Of Archived Video Recordings.

    The BGS collection of downhole CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) recordings and backup tapes for worldwide SKYLAB satellite imagery. CCTV recordings undertaken by BGS for specific commercial contracts in Great Britain, may also have associated geophysical data. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480357 [9df8df52-d77b-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Collection Of Large Scale Geological Field Maps.

    Manuscript geological maps produced by the Survey geologists or other recognised geologists on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps of Great Britain. A small number are produced at larger scale. Similar maps compiled from other sources. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480346 [9df8df51-63ab-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Collection Of Mine Plans.

    Plans of various types relating to mining activity, including abandonment plans, gathered since the 1800's. Most were collected as part of the BGS mapping programme and the type and amount of data available will vary considerably. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480288 [9df8df52-d775-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Edinburgh Palaeontological Slides Collection.

    PALSLIDES_ED is the BGS Edinburgh Palaeontological Slides Collection. It comprises two registration series. The MIC (microfossils) series, which is added to sporadically, includes c.950 individually registered slides (each with up to 100 cells) of microfossils (mainly foraminifera and ostracods). (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480303 [9df8df51-638d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Large Scale Geological Map Collection.

    Geological map 'Standards', manuscript and published maps of Great Britain produced by the Survey on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base maps. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480370 [9df8df52-d7c8-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Lexicon Of Named Rock Units.

    The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units holds definitive and readily accessible information about all allostratigraphical, lithostratigraphical and lithodemic units of member (or equivalent) and higher status that are used, or have been used, on BGS maps and in BGS publications for the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480305 [9df8df51-638e-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS Rock Classification Scheme

    The BGS Rock Classification Scheme (RCS) is a comprehensive classification scheme for all types of rocks and unconsolidated sediments worldwide. It is intended to be used for classification of single rock samples and can be used without any knowledge of field relationships. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480319 [9df8df51-6399-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The BGS UK (North) Biostratigraphical Collection Of Graphic Logs

    Stored in Murchison House, this dataset (FAUNGRAPHLOG_ED) is the BGS UK (North) collection of paper graphic logs from boreholes and measured natural sections, particularly in the Carboniferous of Scotland and northern England. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603059 [9df8df52-d622-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The long term denudation chronology of the East Greenland margin (north of 72o N) : the role of the margin as an analogue for exploration beyond the North Sea

    On plate reconstructions, the east Greenland margin lies adjacent to a little explored yet potentially major oil province in the north Atlantic. Exhumed giant to supergiant hydrocarbon traps occur on this margin north of 720n and can be studied on the surface as analogues of the offshore basins. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605315 [9df8df52-d726-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The structure of linear dunes: a GPR survey in the Namib sand sea

    The aims of this study are to image the internal structure of linear dunes, to resolve sedimentary structures in 3-D, and test models of linear dune structure and formation addressing outstanding problems in dune sedimentology and geomorphology. Linear dunes are the most abundant type worldwide. (...)

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605352 [9df8df52-d752-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    The use of angiosperm wood anatomy for palaeoclimatic analysis: a new technique for determining cretaceous and tertiary climates of Gondwana

    The analysis of morphological characters of dicotyledonous angiosperm wood will be developed as a novel tool for palaeoclimatic interpretation. Cretaceous and tertiary angiosperm wood from Antarctica and Australia will be studied to determine the biodiversity of fossil forests and construct a ...

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605056 [9df8df52-d6b4-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Type And Figured Microfossils.

    All type and figured calcareous microfossils and palynmorphs held in the BGS collections are registered using the prefix 'MPK'. To date MPK1 to 13400 have been used. Information includes name, locality, geological details and journal details.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480206 [9df8df51-6344-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Coal Resource for New Exploitation Technologies

    Several coal resource maps for the whole of the UK have been produced by the British Geological Survey as a result of joint work with Department of Trade and Industry and the Coal Authority. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603088 [9df8df52-d63f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Earthquake Seismogram Data.

    Recordings of earthquakes and other signals (such as quarry blasts, explosions, sonic booms and collapses) made by a network of seismometers and similar sensors across the UK. Recordings start in 1977 (with a few events recorded before this) and continue to the present day. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480081 [9df8df51-6315-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Geomagnetic Observatory Hourly Mean Values.

    Digital hourly mean values of the Geomagnetic field elements from Lerwick, Eskdalemuir, Abinger and Hartland Observatories. Eskdalemuir data are available from 1911, Lerwick from 1926, Hartland from 1957 and all three are available up to yesterday's date. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480123 [9df8df51-62cf-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Geomagnetic Observatory K-Indices.

    The K-index scale summarises geomagnetic activity at an observatory by assigning a code, an integer in the range 0 to 9 (0 being the least active field and 9 the most active field) to each 3-hour Universal Time (UT) interval. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480122 [9df8df52-d795-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Geomagnetic Observatory One-Minute Mean Values.

    Digital one-minute values of the Geomagnetic field elements from Lerwick, Eskdalemuir and Hartland Observatories. Data are available from 1979 up to the present day. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480388 [9df8df51-63cb-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Information And Statistics.

    This dataset contains tabulated production, consumption and trade data on minerals in the UK together with authoritative commentary on current developments in the minerals industry. Data are supplied from official sources, companies and trade associations. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480406 [9df8df52-d77d-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Magnetic Observatory Magnetograms.

    Magnetograms are used to record variations in the Earth's magnetic field. Original paper magnetograms were recorded using photographic technqiues at Kew, Greenwich, Abinger, Hartland, Eskdalemuir and Lerwick Observatories. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480124 [9df8df51-62d0-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Newspaper Reports Of Earthquakes.

    This is a collection of extracts from British newspapers describing earthquakes, mostly British. It contains original clippings, photocopies, and in a few cases manual transcriptions.

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480108 [9df8df51-6328-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL)

    The UK Onshore Geophysical Library was established in 1994 in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the UK Onshore Operators Group (UKOOG). The Library manages the archive and official release of seismic data recorded over landward areas of the UK. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13603115 [9df8df52-d657-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    UK Sand And Gravel Database

    The UK Sand and Gravel Database was compiled during the production of the Industrial Mineral Assessment Reports. The Department of the Environment commissioned this Report series from the British Geological Survey. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480344 [9df8df51-63aa-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    URGENT - Urban Regeneration And The Environment

    Programme of research funded by the Natural Environment Research Council. URGENT aims to stimulate the regeneration of the urban environment through understanding and managing the interaction of natural and man-made processes. Projects throughout the UK first set up in 1997 and completed in 2005. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480221 [9df8df51-634f-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Uranium in Stream Sediment.

    Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) coverage for Uranium in stream sediment. The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and, locally, soil, to build up a picture of the surface ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13602976 [9df8df52-d5e1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Using cosmogenic isotopes to estimate rates of fault growth

    To examine how fault growth, earthquake recurrence and climate change combine to create the active geomorphology in central Otago (New Zealand). Geomorphological features related to active fault growth will be dated using in-situ-produced 10Be in a region where a pilot study has already ...

    Non-BGS Spatial Dataset 13605316 [9df8df52-d727-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Waste Disposal Site Records

    Records of some 3500 waste sites in England and Wales identified by BGS as part of a survey carried out on behalf of the Department of the Environment in 1973. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480485 [9df8df51-6414-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Water Well Archive

    100,000 paper records of water wells, including details of lithologies, well construction, water levels and yields and water chemistry. Details lodged by drillers under statute. Includes approximately 90% of water boreholes in England & Wales, less in Scotland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480408 [9df8df51-63da-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Wellmaster Hydrogeological Database.

    The WellMaster database holds hydrogeological information on water wells for wells and boreholes identified within the Single Onshore Borehole Index (SOBI) within England Wales and Scotland. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480073 [9df8df52-d7a1-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    World Mineral Statistics Dataset.

    The British Geological Survey has one of the largest databases in the world on the production and trade of minerals. The dataset contains annual production statistics by mass for more than 70 mineral commodities covering the majority of economically important and internationally-traded minerals, ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480180 [9df8df51-6332-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    World Seismicity Database

    This dataset contains parametric data (epicentre, magnitude, depth, etc) for over one million earthquakes worldwide. The dataset has been compiled gradually over a period of thirty years from original third-party catalogues, and parameters have not been revised by BGS, although erroneous entries ...

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480082 [9df8df52-d7a3-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]

    Zimbabwe Regional Geochemical Survey.

    During the period 1982-86 a team of geologists from the British Geological Survey carried out a programme of regional geological mapping and geochemical exploration in collaboration with the Zimbabwe Geological Survey under a Technical Co-operation agreement supported by the UK Department for Intern. (...)

    BGS Spatial Dataset 13480409 [9df8df51-63db-37a8-e044-0003ba9b0d98]