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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
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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
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BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

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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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EGU Austria 2022
BGS news
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.

Show more
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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An aerial view ofn industrial sute with large sheds, roads, a railway etc. in a site within woodland
BGS news
UK Minerals Yearbook 2021 available to download

11/04/2022

The UK Minerals Yearbook 2021 provides essential information about the production, consumption and trade of UK minerals up to 2020.

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New BGS datasets for coastal management, planning and adaptation in the face of climate change

29/03/2022

BGS GeoCoast is a package of geospatial datasets designed to provide information on the geological conditions and constraints around the coastline of Britain.

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Projected annual use of stored groundwater in Africa
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World Water Day 2022

22/03/2022

Groundwater: how BGS is helping to make the invisible visible

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Pouring drinking water from a well in Mozambique
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BGS and WaterAid publish new research on groundwater resilience

21/03/2022

Most African countries have enough groundwater reserves to face at least five years of drought, new research reveals

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Alternating limestones and shales of Porthkerry Formation (Jurassic). Dunraven. BGS © UKRI
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BGS releases first in a series of new offshore maps of the UK seabed 

17/03/2022

BGS has released the first high-resolution, offshore map in a new series featuring the seabed around the UK.

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‘Significant opportunity’ for engineering geologists to increase influence on global sustainable development

15/03/2022

Engineering geologists have an essential role to play in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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