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Screenshot of the AGS4 file utilities tool and API with map markers over the UK.
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Update to BGS’s AGS file utilities tool released

19/06/2024

BGS has released significant updates to its online tool for validating geotechnical data held as AGS files. The update includes improvements to the tool’s user interface and the ability to convert AGS data into MS Excel files.

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Murrayfield Stadium located in Edinburgh, Scotland - © Thomas Feige / iStock.com
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Quake it off: Taylor Swift concerts shake Edinburgh

13/06/2024

Seismometers around Edinburgh were triggered by the rapturous Murrayfield crowds over the weekend.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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Sophia and Job at BGS conducting specialist analysis of Pu in soils.
BGS blogs

Harnessing global collaboration: UK/Kenya partnership in soil erosion research 

31/05/2024

Collaboration between scientists is vital in today's interconnected world to further scientific progress. In environmental research, issues such as soil erosion demand collaboration on an international scale. 

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Screenshot of the AGS4 file utilities tool and API with map markers over the UK.
BGS news
Update to BGS’s AGS file utilities tool released

19/06/2024

BGS has released significant updates to its online tool for validating geotechnical data held as AGS files. The update includes improvements to the tool’s user interface and the ability to convert AGS data into MS Excel files.

Show more
Murrayfield Stadium located in Edinburgh, Scotland - © Thomas Feige / iStock.com
BGS news
Quake it off: Taylor Swift concerts shake Edinburgh

13/06/2024

Seismometers around Edinburgh were triggered by the rapturous Murrayfield crowds over the weekend.

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Visitors taking part in the demonstration in BGS’s conference suit. BGS © UKRI.
BGS news
BGS opens its doors to visitors at its Open Day in Keyworth

12/06/2024

BGS hosted its bi-annual Open Day on 8 June 2024, welcoming more than 1000 visitors to its headquarters in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire.

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Geologists at St Cyrus Beach. BGS © UKRI.
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BGS to update geological maps of Strathmore

10/06/2024

A three-year project has begun to revise geological maps of Strathmore, which were last surveyed nearly 100 years ago.

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Technical reports released by BGS. BGS © UKRI
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BGS’s National Geoscience Data Centre releases over 8000 technical reports

05/06/2024

The technical reports, covering the full spectrum of BGS activities and subjects, were produced between 1950 and 2000.

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Hemerdon mine, Devon. BGS © UKRI.
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UK Minerals Yearbook 2023 now available to download

04/06/2024

The latest edition provides essential information about the production, consumption and trade of UK minerals up to 2022.

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Sophia and Job at BGS conducting specialist analysis of Pu in soils.
BGS blogs
Harnessing global collaboration: UK/Kenya partnership in soil erosion research 

31/05/2024

Collaboration between scientists is vital in today's interconnected world to further scientific progress. In environmental research, issues such as soil erosion demand collaboration on an international scale. 

Show more
Map showing rock type and lithology
BGS news
BGS announces collaboration with Ordnance Survey

29/05/2024

Ordnance Survey and BGS have teamed up to add a range of geological data products to the OS Data Hub, making it easier for users to access and use geospatial data.

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