New seabed geology maps for offshore Yorkshire
Offshore Yorkshire is the latest map to be released in BGS's series of fine-scale digital seabed maps.
New BGS karst report released for Hampshire and Wiltshire
The report details the evidence for karst processes in areas of soluble rocks that have not previously been considered karstic.
Below the bonnie banks: mapping Loch Lomond’s underwater landslides
Using high-resolution, multibeam bathymetry and shallow seismic imaging, BGS’s marine geoscience and landslides teams are mapping historic landslides under the waters of Loch Lomond.
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Geology and cycling: the rocks behind the race
The UK’s biggest and most prestigious bike race would not be what it is today, without a nod to the humble rock.
Garry Baker appointed BGS Director of Informatics
Garry Baker has been appointed by the British Geological Survey (BGS) to be its new Director of Informatics.
Join the BGS Board
BGS is looking to appoint two non-executive directors to join our board.
BGS GeoScour: bridging the river erosion data gap
The geological properties of bedrock and superficial deposits that make up riverbeds and banks are fundamental controls on the susceptibility of any given river reach to scouring.
Citizen science: become part of a real-time Global Landslide Detector
BGS and partners are trialling a new social media tool that detects worldwide landslides in real time.
BGS joins the UK Centre for Seabed Mapping to raise data and mapping standards
BGS is the latest UK Government organisation to join the newly unveiled UK Centre for Seabed Mapping, helping to boost marine data and mapping standards.
Groundwater’s role in the current drought
Groundwater can play a vital part in keeping the UK’s water supply flowing, but we need to ensure that we monitor levels and rates of extraction during dry spells.
Sampling salt marsh sediments: a Thames microplastics fieldtrip
Megan Trusler gives an overview of her PhD project, which studies the role salt marshes play in the accumulation and transport of microplastics.