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Updated radon map for Great Britain published

02/12/2022

The UK Health Security Agency and the British Geological Survey have published an updated radon potential map for Great Britain.

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UK Geoenergy Observatories: time zero for net zero

30/11/2022

The BGS-led UK Geoenergy Observatories project is shining a light on the subsurface’s potential to provide geothermal energy.

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The view down to the Acqua Vergine, a subsurface Roman aqueduct built in 19 BCE. © Tim Kearsey, BGS/UKRI
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Building underneath the Colosseum: the importance of urban geology

21/11/2022

Tim Kearsey reports on his underground excursion around Rome.

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Updated radon map for Great Britain published

02/12/2022

The UK Health Security Agency and the British Geological Survey have published an updated radon potential map for Great Britain.

Show more
A bearded man in dark clothing, a hi-vis vest and blue latex gloves kneels on the ground in front of a fence. He is surrounded by sample pots containing liquids, an oil can, bottles, electrical wires and plastic boxes. He is dipping a sensor into one pot of liquid and looking at an electronic device in his hand.
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UK Geoenergy Observatories: time zero for net zero

30/11/2022

The BGS-led UK Geoenergy Observatories project is shining a light on the subsurface’s potential to provide geothermal energy.

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The ECORD IODP Expedition 386 Research Team on the helideck of The Chikyu research vessel.
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BGS scientists on board research vessel in Japan in major marine research collaboration

25/11/2022

Experts from the BGS's marine team are part of a major international marine research collaboration to understand more about earthquakes associated with the Japan Trench.

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The view down to the Acqua Vergine, a subsurface Roman aqueduct built in 19 BCE. © Tim Kearsey, BGS/UKRI
BGS blogs
Building underneath the Colosseum: the importance of urban geology

21/11/2022

Tim Kearsey reports on his underground excursion around Rome.

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Introducing the BGS Debris Flow Susceptibility Model for Great Britain

21/11/2022

Debris flows are a landslide hazard of particular concern to transport infrastructure managers and local authorities.

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BGS Strategy: public consultation

18/11/2022

We would welcome responses from anyone interested or involved in the geosciences as part of the wider consultation on our new BGS Strategy

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BGS supports development of a local land-use framework for Devon

10/11/2022

The framework will help to identify data improvements to support more joined-up decision making about land use in Devon.

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Understanding long-term burial of organic carbon deposits

07/11/2022

Carbon sequestration is one method of reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, by capturing and storing it, contributing to climate change reduction.

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