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Aurora borealis in northern Norway. © Jeremy Bishop/Unsplash.
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Will 2024 be the Year of the Aurora? 

23/02/2024

The Sun’s approximate eleven-year activity cycle is predicted to peak this year, prompting BGS scientists to anticipate that 2024 will be the ‘Year of the Aurora’.

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Four people standing next to a core sample on a table.
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Scientists produce first record of environmental data off coast of Hawai’i

22/02/2024

An international team of researchers, including BGS geoscientists, have succeeded in acquiring a continuous record of environmental data using fossilised coral from Hawai’i.

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Records and aerial photos stored in the Zambian GSD archive. © Rachel Talbot.
BGS blogs

Unlocking key mineral archives at the Zambian Geological Survey Department 

23/02/2024

Rachel Talbot recounts a recent visit by BGS Records staff to the Zambian Geological Survey Department, to assist in critical mineral data management.

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Records and aerial photos stored in the Zambian GSD archive. © Rachel Talbot.
BGS blogs
Unlocking key mineral archives at the Zambian Geological Survey Department 

23/02/2024

Rachel Talbot recounts a recent visit by BGS Records staff to the Zambian Geological Survey Department, to assist in critical mineral data management.

Show more
Aurora borealis in northern Norway. © Jeremy Bishop/Unsplash.
BGS blogs
Will 2024 be the Year of the Aurora? 

23/02/2024

The Sun’s approximate eleven-year activity cycle is predicted to peak this year, prompting BGS scientists to anticipate that 2024 will be the ‘Year of the Aurora’.

Show more
Four people standing next to a core sample on a table.
BGS news
Scientists produce first record of environmental data off coast of Hawai’i

22/02/2024

An international team of researchers, including BGS geoscientists, have succeeded in acquiring a continuous record of environmental data using fossilised coral from Hawai’i.

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BGS Geomagnetism webinar
BGS events
From the Earth’s core to outer space: understanding the magnetic field

Event on 26/03/2024

A special webinar focusing on our our geomagnetism research, including how we measure the magnetic field, everyday applications and mitigating the threats of space weather.

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St Andrew's House, Edinburgh, Scotland. BGS © UKRI.
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BGS scientist announced as Scottish Government policy fellow

06/02/2024

BGS geohazard scientist Roxana Ciurean has been named amongst new policy fellows for the Scottish Government.

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A map of CO2Stored, which shows CO2 Storage units offshore UK. BGS © UKRI.
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BGS adds more than 60 new carbon dioxide storage units to its national carbon dioxide storage database

30/01/2024

BGS has delivered its first major update of the national carbon dioxide storage database, CO2 Stored.

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Vincent van Zalinge. Unsplash License.
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Burrow-detecting devices could protect flood defences

23/01/2024

BGS scientists have trialled a new way of detecting animal burrows in clay flood embankments.

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BGS blogs
Hungry like a wolf: new insights from old bones housed in the BGS museum collections

18/01/2024

BGS scientists are studying the diets of ancient British wolves and how they adapted to changing environments.

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