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Andy McKenzie presenting at the groundwater education event. BGS © UKRI.
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Island groundwater management in the Philippines: part two — Bacolod

23/05/2023

In the second part of their Philippines update, BGS’s Andy Barkwith and Andy McKenzie meet up with other BGS staff members to continue their outreach work.

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Dr Marie Cowan awarded the Energy Group Medal by the Geological Society

18/05/2023

This award is presented annually to individuals with a geoscience background who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry.

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A recently upgraded community groundwater drinking-water point equipped with a solar pump and non-functioning, insituonline chlorination system. Dan Lapworth, BGS © UKRI.
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Harare’s clean drinking water challenge

31/05/2023

Researchers from BGS and partners in Zimbabwe report on the urban water supply challenge in the capital city, Harare.

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Dr Marie Cowan awarded the Energy Group Medal by the Geological Society

18/05/2023

This award is presented annually to individuals with a geoscience background who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry.

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Exterior image of the James Hutton Building, BGS Keyworth. BGS © UKRI
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BGS appoints new members to Science Advisory Committee

17/05/2023

Four new members’ three-year terms begin in June 2023.

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AGS file utilities tool: production release

16/05/2023

BGS’s online tool for validating AGS files against the official AGS data format rules and its own NGDC data submission requirements goes live.

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Argyllshire sheet 84, solid and drift, 1:10 560, 1914. BGS © UKRI
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BGS releases 10K maps through updated maps portal

16/05/2023

BGS releases an updated maps portal, which allows users to view all publicly available, maps and includes 10 000 and 1:10 560 scale maps for the first time.

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BGS maps out priorities with five-year strategy

11/05/2023

BGS publishes its new strategy for 2023 to 2028, 'Understanding our Earth'.

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BGS' Edd Lewis, presenting BGS' new API release at the ASGS Geotech conference, April 2023. Photo: Ricky Terrington BGS
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Improvements to borehole delivery

25/04/2023

BGS releases improvements to its borehole layer on the GeoIndex, which makes access faster and improves quality.

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Report identifies areas of the UK prospective for critical raw materials

17/04/2023

Areas from the Highlands to south-west England have the right geology to be prospective for several critical raw materials such as lithium and graphite, according to a new report.

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World Mineral Production 2017 to 2021. BGS © UKRI.
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World Mineral Production 2017 to 2021 is now available

14/04/2023

The latest edition of World Mineral Production has been released.

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