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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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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
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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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Sea level rise and coastal erosion: what’s the real impact?

05/04/2022

How much of an issue are coastal vulnerabilities and what do we need to consider to increase our resilience to future events?

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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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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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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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Staff networks enable staff to feel more connected and supported. Image credit: Canva
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The importance of staff networks

18/03/2022

A sense of inclusivity in the workplace is essential for staff health and well-being. Staff networks can help this by bringing together people from a diverse group of backgrounds, as Romesh Palamakumbura explores.

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A white house and an outbuilding with piles of dark grey tephra around them
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Building surveys in La Palma during the 2021 volcanic eruption

18/03/2022

In December 2021, BGS BUFI student Sara Osman visited La Palma in the Canary Islands to assess buildings damaged during the Cumbre Vieja volcanic eruption. In this blog, she talks about her experiences on the island.

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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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