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BGS joins international research into robotic revolution

08/01/2021

International research illustrates the opportunities and challenges that robots and autonomous systems, could bring for urban biodiversity and ecosystems in the future.

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Joint project aims to support sustainable development in Kenya

12/10/2020

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is part of a joint UK-Kenyan international project that aims to blend data and information with local stakeholder input to explore the sustainable supply of sand and aggregates in Kenya.

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Andrew McConnochie BGS Director of Operations
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BGS Welcomes Andrew McConnochie as Director of Operations

09/10/2020

Andrew will be responsible for providing leadership and management of the operational support infrastructure at BGS.

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Big Borehole Dig
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Join our Big Borehole Dig

07/10/2020

BGS and the Dig-To-Share Project have launched the Big Borehole Dig – a citizen science initiative to help improve the availability and accessibility of borehole data for all, and we’re looking for anyone with an interest in boreholes or geology to get involved.

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Drilling platform for deep drilling in Lake Ohrid (Photo credit: Thomas Wilke)
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Deep drilling in Europe’s oldest and most species-rich lake provides new insights into evolution

02/10/2020

The older and more stable an ecosystem is, the longer lived its species and the more stable the species communities are.

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Seismic data featured in Natural History Museum project to highlight impact of Covid-19

01/10/2020

BGS seismic data is featured in a Natural History Museum Public engagement initiative, showing changes in the movement of people, air and noise pollution, and wildlife sightings in the UK during lockdown.

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The Lyell Centre
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Lyell Centre opens its doors for a special virtual weekend

25/09/2020

Members of the public will get a rare chance to take a look behind the scenes of the Lyell Centre later this month.

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Peter Chalk Centre
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Extractive Industry Geology 2021 conference

Event on 07/07/2021

Peter Chalk Centre, University of Exeter

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