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BGS receives funding for new system to analyse oxygen Isotopes

26/09/2022

A major upgrade of BGS's research equipment following investment from NERC will help scientists understand historic changes in climate.

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BGS blogs

A PhD in Peru: a country of contrasts

23/09/2022

PhD student Tom Gribbin explains his work on water security in the Peruvian ‘water towers’.

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River bank reinforcement. © Copyright Roger Whittleston and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
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GeoScour dataset launch event

Event on 08/09/2022

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Missing components of nitrogen cycling budgets across the United States

23/09/2022

As a BGS-hosted Lancaster University PhD student, Elizabeth Flint has been working to understand the effects of water supply processes upon macronutrient cycling.

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Tsunami damage May 2011 - North Honshu Island
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10 years on: the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

11/03/2021

In remembrance, Prof David Tappin discusses the importance of tsunami anniversaries

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Dadlau dros gyfathrebau dwyieithog

11/03/2021

Welsh geologist Ashley Patton makes the case for sharing bilingual content, especially when working with the public.

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fragmented old circuit boards
BGS blogs
Exploding rocks: the UK’s first Selfrag machine

09/03/2021

BGS’s new Selfrag machine is helping to unearth the history of rocks.

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GeoClimate data map
BGS events
GeoClimate launch event — reducing subsidence risk due to climate change

Event on 20/05/2021

Learn more about a major new release of our GeoClimate UKCP18 data

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Virtual fieldwork during a global pandemic

03/03/2021

Virtual field reconnaissance can help maintain research momentum during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heat recovery and storage in the urban subsurface, using open- and closed-loop ground-source heat pumps (GSHP), connected via heat networks, could offer part of the solution to decarbonise energy supplies to achieve net zero
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The Cardiff Urban Geo Observatory: ‘a city-scale observatory for city-scale challenges’

02/03/2021

Heat recovery and storage in the urban subsurface could offer part of the solution to decarbonise energy supplies.

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British Science Week

Event from 08/03/2021 to 12/03/2021

BGS took part in British Science Week, a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

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Delivering geoenergy research infrastructure in Glasgow

24/02/2021

Data from the Glasgow Observatory will help us to understand coal-mine-water heat and sustainable ways of heating our cities.

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