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BGS launches new Geology Viewer

30/06/2022

A new app providing easy access to the subsurface of Britain has been released by BGS.

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Overview of the 3D alkaline-silicate geomodel showing a surface caldera, and a series of mafic staging chambers.
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New 3D model will help guide exploration for rare earth element deposits in alkaline igneous systems

30/06/2022

A team of scientists and institutions across Europe have developed a new 3D geological model designed to guide exploration for rare earth elements.

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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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Working at BGS as an postgraduate intern

15/06/2022

Environmental geochemistry masters student, Katie Williams, shares her experience following a placement in the Stable Isotope Facility

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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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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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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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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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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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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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