Exchequer

Sinkhole

Review

Lyell

SIGMA

IGB

Chancellor of the Exchequer visits The British Geological Survey in Scotland

Read about Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP's visit to the Lyell Centre, where he came to learn about our marine operations.

Sinkhole in Ripon

Report on a responsive visit to a sinkhole at Magdalen Road, Ripon on 11 November 2016.

BGS Annual Science Review 2015–16

Download our latest Science Review highlighting the key projects and research we undertook during 2015–2016.

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The Lyell Centre

The Lyell Centre for Earth and Marine Science and Technology is now officially open. The Centre is a fusion of expertise between the British Geological Survey and Heriot-Watt University. To find out more you can go to the new website www.LyellCentre.ac.uk

BGS·SIGMAv2015

BGS are pleased to announce the newest release of BGS·SIGMA — BGS·SIGMAv2015. With redesigned forms and improved data output tools, BGS·SIGMA could help you discover the benefits of digital data capture for geological mapping.
Find out more and download your free copy

Indo-Gangetic basin (IGB) aquifer

Scientists from BGS have published a new paper in Nature Geoscience mapping out the quantity and quality of the world's most important aquifer.
Read more about groundwater resilience to climate change and abstraction in the Indo-Gangetic basin

Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website

BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online

iGeology

App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!

mySoil

App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App