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Updated radon map for Great Britain published

02/12/2022

The UK Health Security Agency and the British Geological Survey have published an updated radon potential map for Great Britain.

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A bearded man in dark clothing, a hi-vis vest and blue latex gloves kneels on the ground in front of a fence. He is surrounded by sample pots containing liquids, an oil can, bottles, electrical wires and plastic boxes. He is dipping a sensor into one pot of liquid and looking at an electronic device in his hand.
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UK Geoenergy Observatories: time zero for net zero

30/11/2022

The BGS-led UK Geoenergy Observatories project is shining a light on the subsurface’s potential to provide geothermal energy.

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The view down to the Acqua Vergine, a subsurface Roman aqueduct built in 19 BCE. © Tim Kearsey, BGS/UKRI
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Building underneath the Colosseum: the importance of urban geology

21/11/2022

Tim Kearsey reports on his underground excursion around Rome.

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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

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

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BGS Open Day 2022
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BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

Join us for a FREE day of science and discovery as we explore the fascinating world beneath our feet!

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GeoCoast dataset launch event

Event on 28/04/2022

BGS invites you to discover more about our new data product to underpin coastal decision making, resilience and adaptation.

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BGS Stakeholder Event 2022
BGS events
BGS Stakeholder Event 2022

Event on 31/03/2022

A recording of the British Geological Survey Stakeholder Event 2022 is now available to view online.

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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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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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