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Alternating limestones and shales of Porthkerry Formation (Jurassic). Dunraven. BGS © UKRI
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BGS Strategy stakeholder survey

05/08/2022

Have your say as we develop our new 2023-2027 strategy.

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Variometer hut at the Lerwick Magnetic Observatory, designed in 1921
BGS blogs

Observing magnetic fields: 100 years of data

02/08/2022

Marking the centenary of the Lerwick Geophysical Observatory.

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River bank reinforcement. © Copyright Roger Whittleston and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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GeoScour dataset launch event

Event on 08/09/2022

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Bank erosion of the River Gretna, Cumbria’
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River erosion: the forgotten hazard of flooding

03/08/2022

Impacts from flood events can be widespread, long-lasting and extremely costly. The UK Government and environmental protection agencies continue to invest heavily in mitigation measures, as well as trying to predict which areas are most at risk.

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Alternating limestones and shales of Porthkerry Formation (Jurassic). Dunraven. BGS © UKRI
BGS news
BGS Strategy stakeholder survey

05/08/2022

Have your say as we develop our new 2023-2027 strategy.

Show more
Bank erosion of the River Gretna, Cumbria’
BGS blogs
River erosion: the forgotten hazard of flooding

03/08/2022

Impacts from flood events can be widespread, long-lasting and extremely costly. The UK Government and environmental protection agencies continue to invest heavily in mitigation measures, as well as trying to predict which areas are most at risk.

Show more
River bank reinforcement. © Copyright Roger Whittleston and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
BGS events
GeoScour dataset launch event

Event on 08/09/2022

BGS Product Development invites you to the launch of our newly updated dataset, GeoScour.

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Variometer hut at the Lerwick Magnetic Observatory, designed in 1921
BGS blogs
Observing magnetic fields: 100 years of data

02/08/2022

Marking the centenary of the Lerwick Geophysical Observatory.

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An array of solar panels in a field
BGS news
UK’s geomagnetic blind spots tackled with new observatories

28/07/2022

Three new geomagnetic observatories have been installed across the UK to fill in the country’s 'blind spots' and tackle the risk posed by space weather.

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artist's impression of Auroralumina attenboroughii
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560-million-year-old fossil is first animal predator

25/07/2022

The specimen is the first of its kind to be found and is related to the group that includes modern corals, jellyfish and anemones.

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Two white men are standing in front of a low, sandy cliff
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Zambia: the copper mining powerhouse looking towards a safer, low-carbon future

25/07/2022

BGS scientists Clive Mitchell (industrial minerals geologist) and Elliott Hamilton (environmental chemist) report on their recent visit to the Copperbelt Province in Zambia.

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Preparation of lake carbonate samples with acid in order to analyse carbon and oxygen isotopes.
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Training in stable isotope analysis as a PhD student from Croatia

20/07/2022

Recently, Ivona Ivkić Filipović visited BGS to undertake a placement at the Stable Isotope Facility. Here, she tells us a little about her experience and how it will contribute to her PhD research.

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