LTSM

Vacancies

iGeology 4

Shale gas

Chicxulub

Africa

Long-Term Science, Multi-Centre (LTSM)

NERC has commissioned five highly ambitious research programmes, worth £34m, that will see its research centres, including the BGS, working closely together to tackle major scientific and societal challenges.
Read more about these ambitious new projects

Informatics vacancies

Software developers, IT project managers, Geospatial application developers, DevOps specialists and Data scientists
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iGeology 4

iGeology Version 4 for iOS has been released! A redesigned user interface and improved offline capabilities make it easier than ever to learn about the geology beneath your feet!

Find out about more new features in iGeology.

Hydraulic fracturing in North Yorkshire

The BGS, with partners from the universities of Manchester, Liverpool, Bristol, Birmingham and York (National Centre for Atmospheric Science), is carrying out a science-based environmental monitoring programme in the Vale of Pickering, North Yorkshire.
Read more about the programme.

1 km below the seafloor!

17/05/2016 – The DOSECC drilling team reached a milestone depth of 1000 m below the seafloor with Core 192R!

Read more about the Chicxulub expedition

Launch of the Africa Groundwater Atlas

The new online Africa Groundwater Atlas is an introduction to the groundwater resources of 51 African countries, and a gateway to further information. Find out more...

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