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Distribution of sites in the first digital release of the legacy geothermal catalogue. BGS © UKRI.
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UK legacy geothermal catalogue released in digital format for the first time

18/04/2024

BGS has released the first digital version of the UK legacy geothermal catalogue of subsurface temperature measurements, rock thermal conductivity measurements and heat flow calculations.

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Fallow deer stag © Bob Brewer/Unsplash.
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New research supports conservation of fallow deer across Europe

16/04/2024

New research has combined zooarchaeology and ancient and modern biomolecular datasets to reveal new understandings into the history and projections of fallow deer.

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2024 Mine Water Energy Symposium - 24 to 26 April 2024
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2024 Mine Water Energy Symposium

Event on 24/04/2024

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Rebecca Mumpansha, a GSD librarian, with the sales stock of geological maps. © Rachel Talbot. 
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Unlocking key mineral archives at the Zambian Geological Survey Department 

23/02/2024

Rachel Talbot recounts a recent visit by BGS Records staff to the Zambian Geological Survey Department, to assist in critical mineral data management.

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Courteenhall Bridge Exposure

08/09/2017

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.

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Antibiotic residue detection in tilapia fish (fish 26–30).
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Heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish

08/09/2017

During summer 2016 Laura Hubbard undertook a project looking at heavy metal and bacterial contamination of fish sold in the UK.

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Sunset on Tillingham Marsh in February 2017.
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Salt-marsh sampling in Essex

08/09/2017

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.

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Surface pool in peat wetland at Wybunbury Moss, Cheshire.
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Carbon capture and sequestration in peat in response to positive and negative feedbacks

08/09/2017

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.

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An exciting new development in soil phosphate oxygen isotope analysis

03/06/2017

Phosphorus is a key nutrient for all life, critical for the development of cells and the functioning of DNA and RNA.

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Investigating climate and environmental change in eastern Australia

02/06/2017

Climate change in Australia could lead to environmental and economic impacts on water security, agriculture, coastal communities and infrastructure.

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Team of year award
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BGS wins impact award

02/06/2017

The GeoAnalytics and modelling (GAM) directorate have won Team of the Year at the PraxisUnico Impact Awards 2017!

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