BGS Technologies

BGS are involved in many initiatives at UK, European and global scales that aim to increase access to public environmental spatial data in interoperable formats.



The BGS play a major role in developing the infrastructure and standards behind INSPIRE. We can help your organisation meet their INSPIRE and UK Location obligations

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The BGS has joined worldwide partners to develop GeoSciML; a geology exchange language for interpreted geology information that is conventionally portrayed on geological maps

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The BGS leads OneGeology in creating an integrated digital geology map of the world, merging live data from over 50 national geological surveys

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UKSO viewer


The UK Soil Observatory is a collaboration of institutions providing information about the diverse soil types of the UK, and delivering that information to the wider public and science communities

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NERC Digital Products

Find out about digital products across NERC.

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Get in touch

For more information about our datasets, technologies and map viewers please contact us

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Applications, software and online services created by BGS and our collaborators.

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