National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC)

The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) collects, stores and preserves digital geoscientific data and information, as well as physical data assets and information, including reports, maps, core and samples.  The NGDC is responsible for making these data available for the long-term to a wide range of users and communities. NGDC is recognised as the geoscience Data Centre, part of the NERC Environmental Data Service.

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Deposit data

NGDC provides professional, long term management of geoscience data. Digital data can be deposited through our online application.

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Search data

Discover data that has been ingested by the National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC).

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Information on NGDC policies, best practice and NERC grants.

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Need more information?

For general NGR and NGDC enquiries or to arrange a visit, please phone 0115 936 3143 or contact our enquiries team