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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event 2021
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BGS Virtual Stakeholder Event

Event on 11/02/2021

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Robots and autonomous systems, such as drones, have a large range of potential applications. Source: Unsplash / @jeisblack
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BGS joins international research into robotic revolution

08/01/2021

International research illustrates the opportunities and challenges that robots and autonomous systems, could bring for urban biodiversity and ecosystems in the future.

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BGS’ Dr Kathryn Goodenough features in 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining 2020

25/11/2020

Dr Kathryn Goodenough, Principal Geologist, of the British Geological Survey (BGS) has been recognised in the 2020 edition of ‘100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining’, a bi-annual publication which celebrates the extraordinary contribution of women in the global mining industry and identifies role models for future generations.

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BGS data supports new tool to track geological changes in abandoned coal mines
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BGS data supports new tool to track geological changes in abandoned coal mines

20/11/2020

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is part of a multi-disciplinary team led by the University of Nottingham to develop a remote monitoring tool designed to help authorities manage public safety and environmental issues in recently abandoned coal mines.

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Wind energy
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BGS responds to Government’s ambitious Ten Point Plan for net zero transition

18/11/2020

BGS has welcomed the Government’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution which highlights the importance of geology and the ongoing need to support essential geoscientific research that will underpin the UK’s long term energy transition.

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Electric Car - Image by MikesPhotos from Pixabay
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BGS to play its part in circular economy centres to drive UK to sustainable future

13/11/2020

The British Geological Survey (BGS) will be at the heart of two pioneering new research centres designed to help drive the UK towards a circular economy and a more sustainable future.

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BGS shortlisted for Ground Engineering awards

04/11/2020

The British Geological Survey (BGS) has been shortlisted for an award for its high-resolution geological characterisation of the Lower Thames Crossing.

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Power station © Chris Rochelle
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BGS study to investigate potential for CO2 storage testbed

30/10/2020

A new study to be undertaken by the British Geological Survey (BGS), on behalf of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), will scope out the potential for a deep borehole carbon dioxide (CO2) storage research testbed.

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Preston New Road shale gas site
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Methane release from UK shale gas site equivalent to 142 trans-Atlantic flights

28/10/2020

Operations at the Preston New Road shale gas site led to an atmospheric venting of 4.2 tonnes of methane gas that was detected at a nearby station installed by researchers from the University of Manchester as part of a project led by the British Geological Survey (BGS).

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