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Groundwater resilience with Alan MacDonald


Learn more about our groundwater resilience research and our work with WaterAid on the UPGro project, focusing on groundwater availability in Africa.

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Map showing the locations (red dots) of the deepest points in each of the world’s five oceans (Atlantic, Southern, Indian, Pacific and Arctic). Global bathymetry from Global Multi-Resolution Topography Synthesis (GMRT).
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Deepest points of the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean revealed


As part of the Five Deeps Expedition team, scientists from BGS have surveyed in detail the deepest reaches of the Java and South Sandwich trenches.

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Floodplain wetland, Eddleston
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Building with nature and geology to protect against flooding


Discover how BGS is working alongside partners to investigate the effectiveness of natural flood management initiatives and mitigate the threat of flooding.

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GeoClimate launch event – reducing subsidence risk due to climate change

Event on 20/05/2021

Learn more about a major new release of our GeoClimate UKCP18 data

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Vietnam is susceptible to natural hazards linked to extreme weather events. Source: © ThuyHaBich from Pixabay
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Community integration with weather-related hazard adaption and mitigation in Vietnam

Event from 15/06/2021 to 17/06/2021

BGS, in partnership with Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources (VIGMR) and with community engagement, has created a workshop that aims to increase preparation for hydrometeorological hazards and will allow researchers to maximise the social impacts of national and international research programmes.

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Extractive Industry Geology 2022 conference

Event from 06/07/2022 to 09/07/2022

Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter

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British Science Week

Event from 08/03/2021 to 12/03/2021

BGS took part in British Science Week, a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event 2021
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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event

Event on 11/02/2021

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Mine water discharge
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Mine Water Heating and Cooling: A 21st Century Resource for Decarbonisation

Event from 10/03/2021 to 11/03/2021

Join BGS, IEA Geothermal and BEIS for a symposium on mine water geothermal energy.

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BGS Virtual Open Day 2020
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Inside BGS — virtual Open Days

Event from 14/10/2020 to 17/10/2020

In October 2020 BGS held a series of mini virtual open days with talks, tours, interactive workshops and social media takeovers. We have saved some of this content so you can enjoy it later.

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