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Science advisory committee member vacancies

22/05/2024

The BGS has released its new strategy to cover the period 2023-2028 and is now looking to make appointments to its independent Science Advisory Committee (SAC).

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Over 600 mineral exploration project reports now available through the UK Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre

17/05/2024

All 662 reports from the Mineral Exploration and Investigation Grants Act programme are now available on the Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre website.

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BGS events

BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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The aurora over Haddington, Scotland. Credit: Migle Petruskeviciute
BGS blogs

A-roaring display

16/05/2024

The dazzling and colourful aurora borealis, or northern lights, observed by many across the UK last weekend was one of the most extreme and long-lasting geomagnetic storms recorded in the last 155 years.

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Dadlau dros gyfathrebau dwyieithog

11/03/2021

Welsh geologist Ashley Patton makes the case for sharing bilingual content, especially when working with the public.

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BGS blogs
Exploding rocks: the UK’s first Selfrag machine

09/03/2021

BGS’s new Selfrag machine is helping to unearth the history of rocks.

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BGS events
GeoClimate launch event — reducing subsidence risk due to climate change

Event on 20/05/2021

Learn more about a major new release of our GeoClimate UKCP18 data

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Research highlight
Virtual fieldwork during a global pandemic

03/03/2021

Virtual field reconnaissance can help maintain research momentum during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Heat recovery and storage in the urban subsurface, using open- and closed-loop ground-source heat pumps (GSHP), connected via heat networks, could offer part of the solution to decarbonise energy supplies to achieve net zero
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The Cardiff Urban Geo Observatory: ‘a city-scale observatory for city-scale challenges’

02/03/2021

Heat recovery and storage in the urban subsurface could offer part of the solution to decarbonise energy supplies.

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BGS events
British Science Week

Event from 08/03/2021 to 12/03/2021

BGS took part in British Science Week, a national celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths.

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Delivering geoenergy research infrastructure in Glasgow

24/02/2021

Data from the Glasgow Observatory will help us to understand coal-mine-water heat and sustainable ways of heating our cities.

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Prees Borehole
BGS blogs
The Prees Borehole and the JET Project

24/02/2021

A recent borehole in Shropshire is unearthing new information about the chronology and environments of the Early Jurassic.

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