12 results for "urban geoscience"
Building underneath the Colosseum: the importance of urban geology
Tim Kearsey reports on his underground excursion around Rome.
Soil maps could hold the key for urban planning
Research by BGS has developed a predictive model to evaluate levels of bioaccessible contaminants in urban soils and their relationship with the underlying geology and former industrial land use.
Stuck in the mud: the long-term accumulation and dispersal of microplastics across urban catchments
Investigating how salt marshes store and interact with plastics and explaining the key processes that control their accumulation and release.
Foundations for a future net zero city?
The space beneath our cities can play a vital role in supporting climate resilient urban spaces.
Engineers invited to take part in survey to improve understanding of cost estimates for UK brownfield sites
Quantity surveyors and civil engineers have until the end of July to take part in a survey that will help to improve the accuracy of indicative cost estimates for UK brownfield sites.
BGS collaborates on new £1 million EPSRC-funded digital research project to help make urban growth more sustainable
Novel research to develop a digital service for future water management and support efforts to make urban growth more sustainable.
Environmental understanding: adapting to a changing climate
From food security to mitigating geohazard risks, environmental understanding is essential for mitigation and resilience in a changing climate.
BGS joins international research into robotic revolution
International research illustrates the opportunities and challenges that robots and autonomous systems, could bring for urban biodiversity and ecosystems in the future.