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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
BGS news

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
BGS events

BGS Open Day 2022

Event on 25/06/2022

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A deep hole in a grass field, with white, rocky sides
BGS blogs

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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Accessing open source BGS software through GitHub

15/12/2021

BGS is increasingly utilising GitHub to make its software available as open source and encourage collaboration with partners and the wider community.

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Photograph of drill core from Metherhills 1
BGS blogs
Secure your digital datasets — by letting a data centre look after them!

10/12/2021

Mark Fellgett discusses why data centres should be the de facto option for the storage of geoscience data.  

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The field teams collecting soils in west Kenya.
BGS blogs
Geochemical predictive mapping in western Kenya

05/12/2021

To mark World Soil Day, Olivier Humphrey highlights the soil-related activities of the BGS Inorganic Geochemistry Facility and its partners in western Kenya.

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River Tone at sunset
BGS blogs
Evaluating contamination in sediment, waters and fish from two contrasting catchments in England

02/12/2021

Calum Ramage's PhD project sets out to assess the impacts of pesticides and trace metals on British rivers.

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A flooded road and field
BGS news
BGS to deliver three-year groundwater flood forecasting service to support emergency response to flooding

29/11/2021

BGS is delivering a national-scale early warning system for groundwater flooding, alongside the Environment Agency and the Met Office.

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Edd Lewis presenting at the Annual AGS Conference
BGS blogs
A new suite of AGS file utilities and public API

24/11/2021

BGS has released an online AGS file utilities tool validator.

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Midlothian Climate Beacon Exhibition launches at NMMS
BGS news
New climate change art and science exhibition opens at the National Mining Museum Scotland

19/11/2021

The exhibition will take viewers on a journey through a series of geoscience themes, showcasing how climate change affects our urban and natural environment.

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New tool provides users with free access to geological models for three major UK cities

18/11/2021

A new tool providing free user access to 3D geological models has been added to the GeoIndex.

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