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Introducing the BGS Debris Flow Susceptibility Model for Great Britain
Debris flows are a landslide hazard of particular concern to transport infrastructure managers and local authorities.
‘Significant opportunity’ for engineering geologists to increase influence on global sustainable development
Engineering geologists have an essential role to play in meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Engineering geology maps
BGS has produced 1:1 million-scale engineering geological maps of the UK, attributed with ‘engineering geological units’ in place of the traditional lithostratigraphical units.
Sherwood Sandstone Group
The Sherwood Sandstone Group was deposited in the Late Permian to Early Triassic and is present in many of the sedimentary basins in the UK.
The Lambeth Group was deposited in the Palaeogene and underlies much of the city of London.
The Lias Group was deposited in the Late Triassic to early Jurassic and crops out in a band across England from Dorset to Yorkshire.
Mercia Mudstone Group
The Mercia Mudstone Group was deposited in the Triassic and underlies much of central and southern England.