The GeoSciML 4.1 geoscience data exchange standards have become approved as a global standard.
Read more about the GeoSciML data standard.
New version of the UKSO map viewer released 01 February 2017
This web service brings you a new seamless onshore–offshore digital geological map for part of one of the most famous coastlines in the world — the Jurassic Coast in Dorset, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
BGS leads a consortium to conduct environmental baseline monitoring for a potential shale gas site in the Vale of Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Read more about monitoring in Yorkshire
Purdah restrictions: As the BGS is an arm’s length body of government, we face restrictions on communicating during the pre-election period and are not able to provide media comment at this time. Normal service will be resumed after the General Election when a new government has been formed.
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Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website
A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online