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‘First of its kind’ online tool created to help tackle pollution in London

01/03/2024

The new Road Pollution Solutions tool predicts pollution levels from road runoff and suggests nature-based solutions to combat it.

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IODP Expedition 389 science party members, including BGS's Margaret Stewart (second from right), discussing cores. Marley Parker @ ECORD_IODP.
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Scientists produce first record of environmental data off coast of Hawai’i

01/03/2024

An international team of researchers, including BGS geoscientists, have succeeded in acquiring a continuous record of environmental data using fossilised coral from Hawai’i.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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Rebecca Mumpansha, a GSD librarian, with the sales stock of geological maps. © Rachel Talbot. 
BGS blogs

Unlocking key mineral archives at the Zambian Geological Survey Department 

23/02/2024

Rachel Talbot recounts a recent visit by BGS Records staff to the Zambian Geological Survey Department, to assist in critical mineral data management.

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Fossils, including microfossils such as this foraminifera, can tell us about past climates and environments via analysis of their shells' chemical composition. Florilus asterizans from Hong Kong. BGS © UKRI.
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BGS laboratory spotlight: isotopes as recorders of climate and environmental change

06/09/2023

How measuring oxygen and carbon isotopes in tiny fossils improves our understanding of past climate.

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Pyroclastic density current deposits from the 18 May 1980 eruption exposed along drainages in the pumice plain. BGS © UKRI
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In photos: a volcanic field trip

31/08/2023

Volcanologist Samantha Engwell visited the Cascades in the United States to learn more about the 1980 Mount St Helens volcanic eruption.

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Recording pH, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, and temperature of groundwater
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Understanding Nottinghamshire’s groundwater microbial ecosystems

24/08/2023

PhD student Archita Bhattacharyya is undertaking a project focused on exploring the ecosystem of microorganisms in groundwater of England.

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‘Core blimey!’ A PhD fieldwork trip to India

22/08/2023

PhD student Hamish Duncalf-Youngson recently visited Manipur, India, to assess the effects of aquaculture, environmental change and pollution at this internationally important site.

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Midlands Innovation TALENT placement at BGS

15/08/2023

Jodie Brown revisits her time at BGS’s Stable Isotope Facility as part of the Midlands Innovation TALENT project, which aims to increase the status of technicians.

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The team at bluedot. BGS © UKRI.
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bluedot 2023: the importance of geological outreach

10/08/2023

Staff members from various disciplines across BGS worked over the weekend to engage festivalgoers with BGS’s work, specifically critical raw materials.

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3D scan that Patrick created of the fossil Plesiechinus, a species of Echinoid. BGS © UKRI.
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Boreholes aren’t boring!

31/07/2023

Work experience student Patrick visited BGS to learn more about being a professional rock lover.

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Vanessa in the stable isotopes lab at the British Geological Survey. BGS © UKRI.
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My experience as an international PhD student visiting BGS

17/07/2023

PhD student Vanessa Nowinski describes her experience in the stable isotopes labs at BGS, while working on the famous Lake Suigetsu.

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