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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
BGS news

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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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
BGS blogs

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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London
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Community water management for a liveable London

02/06/2018

A research consortium including BGS will collaborate with partners and stakeholders within London to address sustainable management of the city's water within the context of required housing growth and the environment.

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Sampling groundwater
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Risks from fracking to be studied by top UK research team

02/06/2018

A BGS-led research team is setting out to define the combined environmental and health risks over the whole life cycle of shale gas operations in the UK.

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Aurora_Iceland_feature
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Mapping a geomagnetic storm with Raspberry Pi magnetometers

02/06/2018

In September 2017, one of the largest geomagnetic storms of the current solar cycle hit the Earth after a coronal mass ejection left the Sun.

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Storrega
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EMODnet data ingestion service

02/06/2018

The European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) consists of more than 160 organisations that together work on assembling, harmonising and making marine data, products and metadata more available.

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Eruption of Santiaguito (2014).
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Natural hazards and disaster risk reduction in Guatemala

02/06/2018

Guatemala is exposed to multiple natural hazards, including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions (and all their associated hazards, such as ash, lava flows, pyroclastic density currents and lahars), tsunamis, landslides, floods, droughts, ground collapse, tropical storms and hurricanes, extreme temperatures, and forest fires.

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Beach plastics
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Engaging the human process in earth science

02/06/2018

Sustainability science research suggests that what elevates environmental problems from difficult to seemingly intractable is the role and behaviour of humans, at scales from individual to institutional.

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