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New Director for the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland

Marie CowanThe British Geological Survey (BGS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Marie Cowan as the new Director for the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland (GSNI). Dr Cowan has worked at GSNI for 10 years, with a proven track record in project management of the Tellus Border project. Dr Cowan succeeds Mr Mike Young who retires from the post on the 1st June 2014.

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