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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Staff sustainability practices around BGS
BGS recently made time for employees at our sites around the UK to spend a few hours on projects focusing on increasing sustainability, both in their offices and in the local area.
Mining hazard data (not including coal) from BGS
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.
Introducing GeoCoast: new coastal datasets from BGS
GeoCoast is an integrated GIS package of datasets designed to inform and support coastal management and adaptation.
Six changing coastlines and how climate change could affect them
We explore how parts of the British coastline are changing and what important factors we should consider in terms of natural hazards, adaptation and resilience.
Sea level rise and coastal erosion: what’s the real impact?
How much of an issue are coastal vulnerabilities and what do we need to consider to increase our resilience to future events?
The importance of staff networks
A sense of inclusivity in the workplace is essential for staff health and well-being. Staff networks can help this by bringing together people from a diverse group of backgrounds, as Romesh Palamakumbura explores.
Building surveys in La Palma during the 2021 volcanic eruption
In December 2021, BGS BUFI student Sara Osman visited La Palma in the Canary Islands to assess buildings damaged during the Cumbre Vieja volcanic eruption. In this blog, she talks about her experiences on the island.
My role as a BGS Geochemistry Technician
Kotryna Savickaite tells us about her new role as she settles in at BGS Keyworth.