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Mineral specimen of linarite, Leadhills, Lanarkshire. P521533
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UK’s first Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre to help build a more resilient economy

04/07/2022

The UK’s first-ever centre to collect and analyse information on the supply of critical minerals, which are vital to the UK’s economic success and national security, has officially launched.

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BGS Geology Viewer for mobile and desktop
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BGS launches new Geology Viewer

30/06/2022

A new app providing easy access to the subsurface of Britain has been released by BGS.

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BGS Open Day 2022
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BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

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broad backed chaser dragonfly at BGS Keywort
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The importance of biodiversity in achieving Net Zero

02/07/2022

Protecting the natural world is an important component in achieving Net Zero.

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Mineral specimen of linarite, Leadhills, Lanarkshire. P521533
BGS news
UK’s first Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre to help build a more resilient economy

04/07/2022

The UK’s first-ever centre to collect and analyse information on the supply of critical minerals, which are vital to the UK’s economic success and national security, has officially launched.

Show more
broad backed chaser dragonfly at BGS Keywort
BGS blogs
The importance of biodiversity in achieving Net Zero

02/07/2022

Protecting the natural world is an important component in achieving Net Zero.

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BGS Geology Viewer for mobile and desktop
BGS news
BGS launches new Geology Viewer

30/06/2022

A new app providing easy access to the subsurface of Britain has been released by BGS.

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Overview of the 3D alkaline-silicate geomodel showing a surface caldera, and a series of mafic staging chambers.
Research highlight
New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

30/06/2022

A team of scientists and institutions across Europe have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements.

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A hydrocarbon drilling platform rises above the surface of the sea. There are offshore wind turbines in the background.
BGS news
Major research project will support UK’s energy transition

27/06/2022

BGS will lead the new research project 'Managing the Environmental Sustainability of the Offshore Energy Transition'.

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Darjeeling Hills, India
Research highlight
Developing regional-scale landslide forecasting in hazard-prone regions of India

23/06/2022

BGS has been involved in co-developing a prototype regional-scale landslide forecasting system in two hazard-prone districts of India.

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Mineral section.
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Working at BGS as an postgraduate intern

15/06/2022

Environmental geochemistry masters student, Katie Williams, shares her experience following a placement in the Stable Isotope Facility

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An atlantic salmon attempting to jump up a waterfall in the Scottish Highlands, on a journey to spawning grounds.
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Climate change and human exploitation linked to historic decline in Atlantic salmon

08/06/2022

New research reveals that both a change in climate and human exploitation played a role in a decline in North Atlantic salmon populations.

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