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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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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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People in hi-vis vests and hard hats stood in front of layered, folded rocks
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‘Significant opportunity’ for engineering geologists to increase influence on global sustainable development

15/03/2022

Engineering geologists have an essential role to play in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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BGS Stakeholder Event 2022
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BGS Stakeholder Event 2022

Event on 31/03/2022

A recording of the British Geological Survey Stakeholder Event 2022 is now available to view online.

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Geochemistry technician in the BGS Stable Isotope Facility
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My role as a BGS Geochemistry Technician

08/03/2022

Kotryna Savickaite tells us about her new role as she settles in at BGS Keyworth.

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A young white man in a black face mask and abluer t shirt stands in front of scientific equipment consisting of a large barrel-shaped vessel surrounded by pipework
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Understanding environmental impact through the study of sediments

23/02/2022

A new study aims to understand the range of organic molecules present in urban waterway sediments from different locations around the world.

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Michelle Bentham BGS
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Michelle Bentham appointed BGS Chief Scientist for Decarbonisation and Resource Management

23/02/2022

Michelle is a geoscientist, with over 20 years of experience in the field of energy decarbonisation at BGS, with a focus on Carbon Capture and Storage.

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BGS launches geoenergy exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre
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Clean Energy Beneath Our Feet launches at Glasgow Science Centre

23/02/2022

A new interactive exhibition has launched at Glasgow Science Centre, inspired by the work of the UK Geoenergy Observatories.

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Snowdrops flowering at BGS Keyworth
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Investing in nature

14/02/2022

BGS and local community volunteers join together to plant 12 000 spring bulbs and help native wildlife to thrive.

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UK Geoenergy Observatories at Thornton Science Park
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UK set for groundbreaking underground observatory in Cheshire

09/02/2022

The UK Geoenergy Observatories project will deliver a second underground observatory for the UK after it was granted planning permission on Wednesday 9 February.

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