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BGS launches new Geology Viewer

30/06/2022

A new app providing easy access to the subsurface of Britain has been released by BGS.

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Overview of the 3D alkaline-silicate geomodel showing a surface caldera, and a series of mafic staging chambers.
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New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

30/06/2022

A team of scientists and institutions across Europe have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements.

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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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Mineral section.
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Working at BGS as an postgraduate intern

15/06/2022

Environmental geochemistry masters student, Katie Williams, shares her experience following a placement in the Stable Isotope Facility

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Microdialysis sampling
BGS blogs
Resolving the unresolved- new insights into soil chemical reactions using microdialysis

15/02/2021

New techniques in soil sampling could be the key to alleviating hidden hunger.

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Volcano model built in Minecraft
BGS blogs
We made a Minecraft volcano!

15/02/2021

Find out how a friend of BGS has been using Minecraft to create educational geological models during lockdown.

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H2 storage
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Safe storage of hydrogen in porous rocks: the challenges and knowledge gaps

12/02/2021

Increasing the amount of renewable energy that generates clean electricity will require a transition from natural gas to hydrogen and to store heat/cool in rocks.

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BGS Podcast Geomagnetism
BGS Podcasts
Geomagnetism with Sarah Reay

10/02/2021

Sarah Reay discusses why we study the Earth's magnetic field, the best location for a geomagnetic observatory, and tips for spotting the Aurora Borealis.

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UKGEOS 3D visualisation
BGS blogs
Going underground

04/02/2021

Why the subsurface is vital in delivering a net zero carbon economy

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Figure1_CarBattery_EviP
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Cobalt resources in Europe and the potential for new discoveries

26/01/2021

There is considerable interest in Europe in understanding the availability of cobalt from indigenous resources to help the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event 2021
BGS events
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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