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Coastal Erosion at Skipsea on the East Yorkshire Coast. © Matthew J Thomas / iStockphoto
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Spotlight on BGS coastal erosion data

18/07/2024

BGS GeoCoast data can support researchers and practitioners facing coastal erosion adaptation challenges along our coastline.

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The Lembang fault crosses the northern parts of Bandung city in Indonesia. BGS © UKRI.
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Nearly three million people in Indonesia’s second city could be affected by an earthquake

17/07/2024

BGS-led research reveals the number of people in the Bandung metropolitan region who could be exposed to a major earthquake.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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Nine people in two groups (four to the left; five to the right) standing on grey rocks with brown cliffs behind them.
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The heat beneath our feet: BGS field visit to Tuscan geothermal systems

05/07/2024

BGS visits the active and fossilised geothermal systems of southern Tuscany, Italy.

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S amll cave in a white chalk cliff that has bands of flint pebbles.
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New research reveals fresh insights into the role of karst in the Chalk aquifer

20/12/2021

New research has thrown fresh light on what scientists understand about the role of karst in the Chalk aquifer, which provides public water supplies to millions of people, agriculture and industry, and sustains vital habitats.

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BGS Geothermal team at Evidence Week
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Evidence Week 2021

15/12/2021

Representatives from BGS took part in Evidence Week 2021 to talk to parliamentarians about unlocking the potential of geothermal energy in the UK.

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Accessing open source BGS software through GitHub

15/12/2021

BGS is increasingly utilising GitHub to make its software available as open source and encourage collaboration with partners and the wider community.

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Photograph of drill core from Metherhills 1
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Secure your digital datasets — by letting a data centre look after them!

10/12/2021

Mark Fellgett discusses why data centres should be the de facto option for the storage of geoscience data.  

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The field teams collecting soils in west Kenya.
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Geochemical predictive mapping in western Kenya

05/12/2021

To mark World Soil Day, Olivier Humphrey highlights the soil-related activities of the BGS Inorganic Geochemistry Facility and its partners in western Kenya.

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River Tone at sunset
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Evaluating contamination in sediment, waters and fish from two contrasting catchments in England

02/12/2021

Calum Ramage's PhD project sets out to assess the impacts of pesticides and trace metals on British rivers.

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Midlothian Climate Beacon Exhibition launches at NMMS
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New climate change art and science exhibition opens at the National Mining Museum Scotland

29/11/2021

The exhibition will take viewers on a journey through a series of geoscience themes, showcasing how climate change affects our urban and natural environment.

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A flooded road and field
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BGS to deliver three-year groundwater flood forecasting service to support emergency response to flooding

29/11/2021

BGS is delivering a national-scale early warning system for groundwater flooding, alongside the Environment Agency and the Met Office.

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