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BGS receives funding for new system to analyse oxygen Isotopes

26/09/2022

A major upgrade of BGS's research equipment following investment from NERC will help scientists understand historic changes in climate.

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A PhD in Peru: a country of contrasts

23/09/2022

PhD student Tom Gribbin explains his work on water security in the Peruvian ‘water towers’.

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GeoScour dataset launch event

Event on 08/09/2022

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Missing components of nitrogen cycling budgets across the United States

23/09/2022

As a BGS-hosted Lancaster University PhD student, Elizabeth Flint has been working to understand the effects of water supply processes upon macronutrient cycling.

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Identifying the science challenges for UK carbon storage

07/07/2022

A new report underlines importance of community engagement in achieving the UK national climate change targets.

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Mineral specimen of linarite, Leadhills, Lanarkshire. P521533
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UK’s first Critical Minerals Intelligence Centre to help build a more resilient economy

04/07/2022

The UK’s first-ever centre to collect and analyse information on the supply of critical minerals, which are vital to the UK’s economic success and national security, has officially launched.

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broad backed chaser dragonfly at BGS Keywort
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The importance of biodiversity in achieving net zero

02/07/2022

Protecting the natural world is an important component in achieving net zero.

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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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A hydrocarbon drilling platform rises above the surface of the sea. There are offshore wind turbines in the background.
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Major research project will support UK’s energy transition

27/06/2022

BGS will lead the new research project 'Managing the Environmental Sustainability of the Offshore Energy Transition'.

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Darjeeling Hills, India
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Developing regional-scale landslide forecasting in hazard-prone regions of India

23/06/2022

BGS has been involved in co-developing a prototype regional-scale landslide forecasting system in two hazard-prone districts of India.

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Working at BGS as a postgraduate intern

15/06/2022

Katie Williams, an environmental geochemistry masters student, shares her experience following a work placement in the Stable Isotope Facility.

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