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BGS Strategy stakeholder survey

05/08/2022

Have your say as we develop our new 2023-2027 strategy.

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Variometer hut at the Lerwick Magnetic Observatory, designed in 1921
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Observing magnetic fields: 100 years of data

02/08/2022

Marking the centenary of the Lerwick Geophysical Observatory.

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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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Bank erosion of the River Gretna, Cumbria’
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River erosion: the forgotten hazard of flooding

03/08/2022

Impacts from flood events can be widespread, long-lasting and extremely costly. The UK Government and environmental protection agencies continue to invest heavily in mitigation measures, as well as trying to predict which areas are most at risk.

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Big Borehole Dig
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Join our Big Borehole Dig

07/10/2020

BGS and the Dig-To-Share Project have launched the Big Borehole Dig – a citizen science initiative to help improve the availability and accessibility of borehole data for all, and we’re looking for anyone with an interest in boreholes or geology to get involved.

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Drilling platform for deep drilling in Lake Ohrid (Photo credit: Thomas Wilke)
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Deep drilling in Europe’s oldest and most species-rich lake provides new insights into evolution

02/10/2020

The older and more stable an ecosystem is, the longer lived its species and the more stable the species communities are.

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Seismic data featured in Natural History Museum project to highlight impact of Covid-19

01/10/2020

BGS seismic data is featured in a Natural History Museum Public engagement initiative, showing changes in the movement of people, air and noise pollution, and wildlife sightings in the UK during lockdown.

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The Lyell Centre
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Lyell Centre opens its doors for a special virtual weekend

25/09/2020

Members of the public will get a rare chance to take a look behind the scenes of the Lyell Centre later this month.

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