Afghanistan minerals

The official web site for the Afghanistan Geological Survey, a component body of the Afghanistan Ministry of Mines.

Africa Groundwater Literature Archive

A searchable database of references of groundwater literature, both published and unpublished.


The website for the Association of Geoscientists for International Development is no longer hosted by the BGS. Please visit the new website.


Bioaccessibility Research Group of Europe.


The British Isles continuous GNSS Facility (BIGF) supports research scientists with archived RINEX format GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) data, metadata and derivative products.


is a new UK-based consortium established as a focus for deep geothermal energy research both in the UK and globally.


Strengthening Capacity in Environmental Physics, Hydrogeology and Statistics for Conservation Agriculture Research – CEPHaS.

Centre for Environmental Geochemistry

A collaborative research centre between the University of Nottingham and the BGS.


Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information.


The impaCt of hydrOcarbon depletioN on the Treatment of cAprocks within performance assessment for CO2 InjectioN schemes – CONTAIN

CO2 stored

The UK Storage Appraisal Project (UK SAP) was commissioned and funded by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) to provide a comprehensive, auditable and defensible estimate of UK CO2 storage capacity.

COST Action TU1202

Addressing the impacts of climate change on engineered slopes for infrastructure.


Pollution from Historic Metal Mining in the UK.


A Distributed intelligent Heat Pulse Sensor network for the quantification of subsurface heat and water fluxes.


Diagnostic seismic toolbox for the efficient control of CO2 storage developing sophisticated, seismic methods to monitor underground carbon dioxide storage sites.

Earth Data Models

Open, ready-to-use database designs that are free for all.

Earth Science Europe

A Forward Look to a Roadmap for Earth Sciences Research in Europe


European Plate Observing System (EPOS), UK Steering Group


Energy Research Accelerator — at the forefront of energy transformation.


The Earth Science Education Forum for England and Wales aims to promote earth science in education at all levels by sharing information and supporting current and future initiatives.

Environmental Science to Services Partnership (ESSP)

Our collective purpose is to develop ways to translate and apply the world-leading environmental science we each generate, to support the delivery and improvement of UK services.


EURARE is a project funded by the European Commission for the ‘Development of a sustainable exploitation scheme for Europe’s Rare Earth ore deposits’.


Fate of Repository Gases.

Foundations of the Mendips

An interactive guide to the natural and man-made landscape of the Mendip Hills.

GB3D Type Fossils Online

JISC-funded project to develop a database of the type specimens, held in British collections, of macrofossil species and subspecies found in the UK, including links to photographs and 3D digital models.


GeoWeek is a new initiative that aims to promote active geoscience via a week of fieldwork activities taking place across the UK between 4 and 12 May 2019.


Geological Survey of Northern Ireland.

HiTech AlkCarb

This project is to develop new geomodels and sustainable exploration methods for alkaline igneous rocks and carbonatites.


DIVISION V: Geomagnetic observatories, surveys and analyses: International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy


The website for Isotopes in Biogenic Silica is no longer hosted by the BGS. Please visit the new website.


International Continental Scientific Drilling Program – UK.

IODP in the UK

The UK is a member of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) as part of the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD).

Irish Historical Geological Maps

A range of historical geological maps, sections and memoirs of Ireland, mostly from the 19th century.


Infrastructure slopes Sustainable Management And Resilience Assessment


Landslide multi-hazard risk assessment, preparedness and early warning in South Asia integrating meteorology, landscape and society (LANDSLIP).

Liberian Geological Survey

This is the official website of the Liberian Geological Survey (LGS), a component body of the Liberian Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy (MLME).

London Basin Forum

The London Basin Forum (unearthing London’s geology): a research consortium of industrial and academic partners whose aim is to produce a baseline model for the London Basin.


Improving our understanding of the seabed environment around the UK.


Up-to-date information on mineral exploration, mining, production and trade.


Making best use of the ground beneath our cities.


Creating a dynamic digital geological map for the world.


The PROTection of European Cultural HEritage from GeO-hazards project aims to make an innovative contribution towards the analysis of geohazards in areas of cultural heritage in Europe.

PURE portal

Probability, Uncertainty and Risk in the Environment, providing free access to metadata for model codes and their applications (model instances).


Quantifying and monitoring potential ecosystem impacts of geological carbon storage (QICS).

Radioactivity and the Environment

The high level goal is to build UK capacity in radioactivity and the environment.

SADC Groundwater Grey Literature Archive

An archive of groundwater literature from the Southern African Development Community (SADC).


IUGS Subcommission on the systematics of Metamorphic Rocks.


SHEAR is carrying out innovative research in the most hazard-prone parts of the world to better understand and predict disasters, and minimise the risk they pose to vulnerable communities.

SoS MinErals

Security of Supply of Mineral Resources is an interdisciplinary research programme funded by NERC, EPSRC and FAPESP focusing on the science needed to sustain the security of supply of strategic minerals in a changing environment.


The SoS RARE project is a consortium project funded by NERC and EPSRC under the Security of Supply of Mineral Resources (SoS Minerals) science programme, running from 2015 to 2019.

Tellus South West

A low-level airborne geophysical survey of the South West of England

Tetrapod World

Tetrapod World: early evolution and diversification. Discovering how tetrapods splashed out!

The Lyell Centre

The purpose-built facilities will enable the British Geological Survey (BGS) and Heriot-Watt University (HWU) to build on their expertise in land and marine conservation, geology and geoscience.


The aim of the UK Alliance for Disaster Research (UKADR) is to bring together the UK’s disaster research community, to facilitate collaboration and partnership in order to aid representation of the research community.

UKCCS Research Centre Archive

The UKCCSRC Archive holds digital data outputs generated by UKCCSRC funded research projects and makes them available to search and download.

UK geoscience: Earth Science in the 21st century

Contribute to the C21 Earth Sciences Forum and shape the future direction of UK geoscience.


A gateway to discover soil property datasets; on the web or via smartphone apps.


The Volcanic Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project aims to provide systematic information on global volcanic activity, hazards and vulnerability.

World Data Centre for Geomagnetism

The Geomagnetism team of BGS hosts the World Data Centre for Geomagnetism (Edinburgh), a node of the World Data System (WDS) established by the International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU).

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