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EGU Austria 2022
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BGS to join worldwide geoscience community at EGU General Assembly 2022

20/05/2022

The EGU General Assembly 2022 brings together geoscientists from all over the world for one meeting from 23 to 27 May.

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Bismuth (synthetic form). © BGS / UKRI
BGS news

New publication shows geological supply of bismuth is greater than previously understood

17/05/2022

A new publication highlights the wide-ranging geological availability of bismuth, a critical raw material that has historically been overlooked in academic research.

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BGS Open Day 2022
BGS events

BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
BGS blogs

Mining hazard data from BGS

17/05/2022

Great Britain has over 250 000 documented mining sites and the underground voids resulting from past mining activity pose a possible hazard. Knowledge of the distribution of former mining areas will help us to plan for future development and ongoing maintenance.

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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
BGS blogs
Mining hazard data from BGS

17/05/2022

Great Britain has over 250 000 documented mining sites and the underground voids resulting from past mining activity pose a possible hazard. Knowledge of the distribution of former mining areas will help us to plan for future development and ongoing maintenance.

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Jurassic Coast, Dorset. Image by Roman Grac from Pixabay.
BGS blogs
Introducing GeoCoast: new coastal datasets from BGS

20/04/2022

GeoCoast is an integrated GIS package of datasets designed to inform and support coastal management and adaptation.

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Studland Bay
BGS blogs
Six changing coastlines and how climate change could affect them

12/04/2022

We explore how parts of the British coastline are changing and what important factors we should consider in terms of natural hazards, adaptation and resilience.

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BGS blogs
Sea level rise and coastal erosion: what’s the real impact?

05/04/2022

How much of an issue are coastal vulnerabilities and what do we need to consider to increase our resilience to future events?

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Staff networks enable staff to feel more connected and supported. Image credit: Canva
BGS blogs
The importance of staff networks

18/03/2022

A sense of inclusivity in the workplace is essential for staff health and well-being. Staff networks can help this by bringing together people from a diverse group of backgrounds, as Romesh Palamakumbura explores.

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A white house and an outbuilding with piles of dark grey tephra around them
BGS blogs
Building surveys in La Palma during the 2021 volcanic eruption

18/03/2022

In December 2021, BGS BUFI student Sara Osman visited La Palma in the Canary Islands to assess buildings damaged during the Cumbre Vieja volcanic eruption. In this blog, she talks about her experiences on the island.

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Geochemistry technician in the BGS Stable Isotope Facility
BGS blogs
My role as a BGS Geochemistry Technician

08/03/2022

Kotryna Savickaite tells us about her new role as she settles in at BGS Keyworth.

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A young white man in a black face mask and abluer t shirt stands in front of scientific equipment consisting of a large barrel-shaped vessel surrounded by pipework
BGS blogs
Understanding environmental impact through the study of sediments

23/02/2022

A new study aims to understand the range of organic molecules present in urban waterway sediments from different locations around the world.

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