The GeoProperties team develops geological data and information for industry. Its portfolio includes the digital geological map, extensive databases and many applied geological data products describing the physical and chemical characteristics of UK rocks, deposits and soils.
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.
New research developed by an international team of scientists including the British Geological Survey has just been published in Nature Communications. The new study dates past methane emissions from the Barents Sea, to the north of Norway, as well and investigates its potential impact on greenhouse gas concentrations and the climate record.