Island groundwater management in the Philippines: part two — Bacolod
In the second part of their Philippines update, BGS’s Andy Barkwith and Andy McKenzie meet up with other BGS staff members to continue their outreach work.
Dr Marie Cowan awarded the Energy Group Medal by the Geological Society
This award is presented annually to individuals with a geoscience background who have made an outstanding contribution to the energy industry.
Harare’s clean drinking water challenge
Researchers from BGS and partners in Zimbabwe report on the urban water supply challenge in the capital city, Harare.
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Courteenhall Bridge Exposure
Bedrock exposed between mileage 60.0050 and 60.1630 on the southwest side of Roade cutting south of Courteenhall bridge). The outcrop is loose and unstable and located in the upper part of the slope.
Heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish
During summer 2016 Laura Hubbard undertook a project looking at heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish sold in the UK.
Salt-marsh sampling in Essex
Helen Brooks, a PhD student from the University of Cambridge, is conducting research that will improve models that simulate future marsh evolution, particularly in a changing climate.
Carbon capture and sequestration in peat in response to positive and negative feedbacks
Harnessing the carbon-storage capacity of peatlands by investigating a series of organic supplements that can release phenolic compounds and test whether these can suppress greenhouse gas release.
An exciting new development in soil phosphate oxygen isotope analysis
Phosphorus is a key nutrient for all life, critical for the development of cells and the functioning of DNA and RNA.
Deploying and servicing a seismic network in Central Italy
BGS seismologists are using the seismicity that is hitting Central Italy to analyse the triggering and evolution of an earthquake sequence.
Environmental contamination from mine tailings in Africa
BGS scientists helped with experimental trials to investigate the influence of soil management strategies, on metal uptake of soils.