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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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Courteenhall Bridge Exposure

08/09/2017

Bedrock exposed between mileage 60.0050 and 60.1630 on the southwest side of Roade cutting south of Courteenhall bridge). The outcrop is loose and unstable and located in the upper part of the slope.

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Antibiotic residue detection in tilapia fish (fish 26–30).
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Heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish

08/09/2017

During summer 2016 Laura Hubbard undertook a project looking at heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish sold in the UK.

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Sunset on Tillingham Marsh in February 2017.
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Salt-marsh sampling in Essex

08/09/2017

Helen Brooks, a PhD student from the University of Cambridge, is conducting research that will improve models that simulate future marsh evolution, particularly in a changing climate.

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Surface pool in peat wetland at Wybunbury Moss, Cheshire.
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Carbon capture and sequestration in peat in response to positive and negative feedbacks

08/09/2017

Harnessing the carbon-storage capacity of peatlands by investigating a series of organic supplements that can release phenolic compounds and test whether these can suppress greenhouse gas release.

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