Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website
A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online
ESA Swarm mission
Hydrological Outlook UK
New £17m centre
Rock Stress App
BGS datasets for energy
On 22 November ESA launches Swarm;
three satellites that will measure the Earth's magnetic field with greater precision.
More about the ESA Swarm mission
The BGS, with its partners, has launched a forecast of groundwater levels & river flows for the next three months.
More information about Hydrological Outlook
The British Geological Survey (BGS) and Heriot-Watt University are joining forces to create a new centre
for earth and marine science and technology.
Download the Press Release for more details
BGS data covers the entire onshore and offshore UK, with 350 borehole records of rock stress.
Try the new Rock Stress App
The BGS holds a wealth of information and data related to energy; 3D models, boreholes, geology maps, reports and papers...
More about BGS datasets for energy
Please note that we are upgrading databases that serve some of our data on Wednesday 11 December. The BGS website and some of our hosted sites may experience temporary downtime of up to one hour from 18:00. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
The web team
mySoil is now available for Android devices
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