Software

BGS Technologies

As part of our ongoing research, the BGS has developed a number of software tools to advance our understanding of scientific systems and help model geological and hydrogeological processes. These tools have been made available for anyone to use.

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System for Integrated Geoscience MApping (SIGMA)

BGS·SIGMA is an integrated toolkit for digital geological mapping, enabling the assembly, capture, interrogation and visualisation of geological information.

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Groundhog desktop software

Groundhog Desktop

Groundhog Desktop is an integrated tool for geological interpretation and modelling work.

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Aquimod

AquiMod

AquiMod simulates groundwater level time-series at a point by linking simple algorithms of soil drainage, unsaturated zone flow and groundwater flow.

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CLiDE software

CLiDE environmental modelling platform

The CAESAR-Lisflood-DESC (CLiDE) platform, is a quasi-three-dimensional geomorphological simulator that couples cellular automata modelling from various backgrounds.

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GISGroundwater

GISGroundwater

BGS GISGroundwater is an add-in to ArcGIS that models the depth to groundwater beneath the land surface.

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Lithoframe Viewer

LithoFrame Viewer

Many of our geological models can be viewed and interrogated using the LithoFrame Viewer application.

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BGS GitHub

BGS is increasingly utilising GitHub to make some of its software available as open source in order to encourage collaborative software development with partners and the wider community.

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