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PhD student Megan Trusler (University of Nottingham) looking pleased to have recovered the first sediment core of the fieldtrip. Photo by Chris Vane. BGS © UKRI.
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Sampling salt marsh sediments: a Thames microplastics fieldtrip

15/08/2022

Megan Trusler gives an overview of her PhD project, which studies the role salt marshes play in the accumulation and transport of microplastics.

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Alternating limestones and shales of Porthkerry Formation (Jurassic). Dunraven. BGS © UKRI
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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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River bank reinforcement. © Copyright Roger Whittleston and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
BGS events

GeoScour dataset launch event

Event on 08/09/2022

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A dry riverbed made up of grey stones running through a wood
BGS blogs

Groundwater’s role in the current drought

15/08/2022

Groundwater can play a vital part in keeping the UK’s water supply flowing, but we need to ensure that we monitor levels and rates of extraction during dry spells.

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