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2024 BGS summer placements scheme

27/05/2024

BGS is excited to offer a six-week placement scheme for early-year students in a geography, earth science or environmental sciences degree.

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BGS Keyworth Geological Walk
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Science advisory committee member vacancies

22/05/2024

The BGS has released its new strategy to cover the period 2023-2028 and is now looking to make appointments to its independent Science Advisory Committee (SAC).

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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The aurora over Haddington, Scotland. Credit: Migle Petruskeviciute
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A-roaring display

16/05/2024

The dazzling and colourful aurora borealis, or northern lights, observed by many across the UK last weekend was one of the most extreme and long-lasting geomagnetic storms recorded in the last 155 years.

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2024 BGS summer placements scheme

27/05/2024

BGS is excited to offer a six-week placement scheme for early-year students in a geography, earth science or environmental sciences degree.

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BGS Keyworth Geological Walk
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Science advisory committee member vacancies

22/05/2024

The BGS has released its new strategy to cover the period 2023-2028 and is now looking to make appointments to its independent Science Advisory Committee (SAC).

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Over 600 mineral exploration project reports now available through the UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre

17/05/2024

All 662 reports from the Mineral Exploration and Investigation Grants Act programme are now available on the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre website.

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The aurora over Haddington, Scotland. Credit: Migle Petruskeviciute
BGS blogs
A-roaring display

16/05/2024

The dazzling and colourful aurora borealis, or northern lights, observed by many across the UK last weekend was one of the most extreme and long-lasting geomagnetic storms recorded in the last 155 years.

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Hydrological parameterisation (left) and simulated groundwater heads (right). BGS © UKRI.
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First national scale groundwater model in Great Britain developed

14/05/2024

BGS has developed a new model that provides a unique tool for simulating groundwater resources at a national scale, covering England, Scotland and Wales.

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The Seabed substrate map of Iceland’s marine areas has been compiled for the country´s first comprehensive seabed substrate data set and based on the available data points (>3000) of seafloor samples (unpublished data by the Marine and Freshwater Research Institute of Iceland; Thors, 1978; Erlendsson et al., 2015, 2023). © Iceland GeoSurvey.
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BGS awarded research grant to support potential offshore wind development in Iceland

13/05/2024

BGS has been awarded the NERC-Arctic grant for a collaboration project with Iceland GeoSurvey.

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CT Slice View of coral core (left) and basalt core (right) BGS © ECORD/IODP
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Largest CT core scan completed at the BGS Core Scanning Facility

09/05/2024

BGS has completed its largest CT core scan project to date, with around 400 m of core imaged for the IODP Drowned Reefs project.

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Professor Jonathan Chambers. BGS © UKRI.
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New BGS Chief Scientist for multi-hazards and resilience announced

09/05/2024

Prof Jonathan Chambers has been appointed as the new BGS Chief Scientist for multi-hazards and resilience, effective from 1 June 2024.

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