Medical geology is the study of the relationships between geoenvironmental factors and the health of plants, animals and humans.
Why do people live alongside active volcanoes? On first thought, it may seem unwise to choose to live with such hazardous neighbours, but all of us live with risk every day, we just weigh the risks up against the benefits.
The BGS offers a range of services and information for businesses, home-owners, policy-makers and the general public.
A history of geological mapping in Ireland
We have extensive collections of books, maps, journals and BGS publications. We also hold special collections of British geological photographs and archive material, chiefly the historical archives of the BGS.
Data and information are fundamental to scientific progress. At BGS we gather and curate data from our own projects and from partners.
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