The data collections listed here are all delivered under the Open Government Licence, subject to the following acknowledgement accompanying the reproduced BGS materials: “Contains British Geological Survey materials © UKRI [year]“.
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Access formal BGS print publications and the recent Research Reports and Open Reports series.
View the text of key BGS memoirs integrated with the digital geological map.
OpenGeoscience is a free service where you can view maps, download data, scans, photos and other information.
BGS maps portal
High-resolution viewing of images of almost all the small- and medium-scale geological maps produced by the BGS since mapping started in 1832.
Regional Geochemical Atlas series
Sampling and analytical methodologies are described in detail and each element is present as a gridded image classified and coloured by percentile classes.
GeoReports provides cost-effective access to unique sources of published and unpublished geological data, combined with expert advice from BGS scientists who know about your local area.
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Library services: online card catalogue
The card catalogue records items added to the BGS Library service from 1970 to the mid 1980s, when the computerised catalogue ENVIROLIB began