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Quake it off: Taylor Swift concerts shake Edinburgh

13/06/2024

Seismometers around Edinburgh were triggered by the rapturous Murrayfield crowds over the weekend.

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BGS opens its doors to visitors at its Open Day in Keyworth

12/06/2024

BGS hosted its bi-annual Open Day on 8 June 2024, welcoming more than 1000 visitors to its headquarters in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire.

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BGS Open Day 2024

Event on 08/06/2024

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Harnessing global collaboration: UK/Kenya partnership in soil erosion research 

31/05/2024

Collaboration between scientists is vital in today's interconnected world to further scientific progress. In environmental research, issues such as soil erosion demand collaboration on an international scale. 

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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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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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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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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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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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IODP Expedition 302 Arctic Coring Expedition
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BGS to support novel scientific ocean drilling expedition to explore Arctic Ocean palaeoceanography and climate

18/02/2021

BGS is pleased to be part of a joint IODP expedition focused on the Arctic Ocean, a key location in global climate change.

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