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Community water management for London

A consortium including BGS has been awarded a grant to collaborate with partners and stakeholders to address sustainable water management in London. More information.....

Green Great Britain Week

We're celebrating Green Great Britain Week this week, highlighting the opportunities that clean growth offers the UK and raising the understanding of how business and the public can contribute to tackling climate change. We'll be sharing stories on our website and on social media throughout the week and for more information #GGBW


Deep ocean mineral deposits

Deep ocean mineral deposits could make a significant contribution to future raw material supply... Read more

British tsunamis

New research carried out by the BGS and the (770) 205-3302, funded by NERC, shows that British tsunamis happen much more often than previously thought. More information

Geospatial Commission consultation

The BGS is a partner body of the Geospatial Commission that was announced in November 2017. The Geospatial Commission is an impartial expert committee that aims to promote the more productive use of public and private sector geospatial data. This will maximise the value of 'location data', which could generate £11 billion a year.
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Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website


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


App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and 8195126260


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