Island groundwater management in the Philippines: part two — Bacolod
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.
Dr Marie Cowan awarded the Energy Group Medal by the Geological Society
This award is presented annually to individuals with a geoscience background who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry
Harare’s thirst for clean drinking water
Researchers from BGS and partners in Zimbabwe report on the urban water supply challenge in the capital city, Harare.
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Understanding long-term burial of organic carbon deposits
Carbon sequestration is one method of reducing the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, by capturing and storing it, contributing to climate change reduction.
New lead isoscape map for archaeological provenance studies in Great Britain
A new study aims to determine lead isotope ratios in soil and rock across Great Britain which could inform future archaeological studies about human and animal origins.
Accumulation of toxic substances in Nairobi’s river sediments
Researchers have warned of the presence of toxic contaminants and untreated wastes accumulating in Nairobi’s Mathare, Ngong and Nairobi rivers.
New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems
A team of scientists and institutions across Europe have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements.
Developing regional-scale landslide forecasting in hazard-prone regions of India
BGS has been involved in co-developing a prototype regional-scale landslide forecasting system in two hazard-prone districts of India.
Hidden from view: a century of rising groundwater levels in India and Pakistan
Groundwater storage increased in Pakistan and north-west India for most of the 20th century, a new study shows. So why is there a water crisis?
Soil maps could hold the key for urban planning
Research by BGS has developed a predictive model to evaluate levels of bioaccessible contaminants in urban soils and their relationship with the underlying geology and former industrial land use.
The scientists going underground in search of answers to energy storage
Finding answers to some of our planet’s biggest challenges can require scientists to carry out their work in the most extraordinary of environments.