BGS Geophysical Tomography (GTom) provides leading-edge technology for non-invasive, geoelectrical imaging of the shallow subsurface.
The techniques (instrumentation, software and methodologies) developed by GTom are used to underpin studies in infrastructure monitoring, waste management, contaminated land remediation and the protection of groundwater and soils, as well as the detection and mitigation of natural hazards. Our PRIME technology permits complex earth systems and processes to be monitored remotely using permanent, in situ sensor networks and wireless telemetry.
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PhD students and graduates
‘Use of geophysics for the monitoring of earthen water retaining structures’
‘Coupled hydrogeophysical and geomechanical modelling of slope stability for improve early warning of landslides’
‘The use of near-surface geophysical methods for assessing the condition of transport infrastructure’
‘Assimilation of geophysical data in snow hydrology modelling
‘Early warning landslide events using computer vision and geophysical image analysis’
‘Geophysical indicators of slope stability: towards improved early warning of landslide hazards’
‘Combining geoelectrical imaging and X-ray computed tomography (CT) for improved hydraulic characterization of soils’
‘Enhancing information content in geophysical data for nuclear site characterisation’
BGS geohazard scientist Roxana Ciurean has been named amongst new policy fellows for the Scottish Government.
BGS adds more than 60 new carbon dioxide storage units to its national carbon dioxide storage database
BGS has delivered its first major update of the national carbon dioxide storage database, CO2 Stored.
Event on 23/11/2023
BGS scientists are studying the diets of ancient British wolves and how they adapted to changing environments.
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