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EGU Austria 2022
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BGS to join worldwide geoscience community at EGU General Assembly 2022

20/05/2022

The EGU General Assembly 2022 brings together geoscientists from all over the world for one meeting from 23 to 27 May.

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Bismuth (synthetic form). © BGS / UKRI
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New publication shows geological supply of bismuth is greater than previously understood

17/05/2022

A new publication highlights the wide-ranging geological availability of bismuth, a critical raw material that has historically been overlooked in academic research.

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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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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
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Mining hazard data from BGS

17/05/2022

Great Britain has over 250 000 documented mining sites and the underground voids resulting from past mining activity pose a possible hazard. Knowledge of the distribution of former mining areas will help us to plan for future development and ongoing maintenance.

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View over Mexico City
BGS blogs
Understanding the resilience of Mexico City to future water crises

25/01/2022

Long-term solutions for water poverty in one of the world's largest cities in the face of climate change and a growing population.

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BGS appoint new board members for 2022
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BGS welcomes two new board appointments for 2022

25/01/2022

BGS today welcomes two new non-executive directors to the BGS Board.

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Blue whale in Hintze Hall - Credit: Trustees of NHM
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BGS and the Natural History Museum’s ‘Research Partnership for the Future’ 2022

20/01/2022

The Memorandum of Understanding reflects and builds on the two organisations’ shared history and sets out a roadmap for working collaboratively to deliver our joint ambitions.

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Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
Research highlight
Soil maps could hold the key for urban planning

18/01/2022

Research by BGS has developed a predictive model to evaluate levels of bioaccessible contaminants in urban soils and their relationship with the underlying geology and former industrial land use.

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Upcycled garden fence
BGS blogs
Going greener at work

04/01/2022

There are many ways to reduce your carbon footprint through small changes in your daily activities, from methods of transport to activities at work or the home office space.

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power station at Ratcliffe-on-Soar
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Important new report outlines status of geological storage of carbon dioxide in Europe

22/12/2021

The latest news on the status of geological storage of carbon dioxide in Europe is outlined in a comprehensive new report from CO2GeoNet.

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S amll cave in a white chalk cliff that has bands of flint pebbles.
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New research reveals fresh insights into the role of karst in the Chalk aquifer

20/12/2021

New research has thrown fresh light on what scientists understand about the role of karst in the Chalk aquifer, which provides public water supplies to millions of people, agriculture and industry, and sustains vital habitats.

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BGS Geothermal team at Evidence Week
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Evidence Week 2021

15/12/2021

Representatives from BGS took part in Evidence Week 2021 to talk to parliamentarians about unlocking the potential of geothermal energy in the UK.

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