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Recent updates to the BGS websites.

Time clock
Try this simple geological timechart quiz to learn the Periods and Eras of the Phanerozoic Eon and the first Period of the Precambrian.

11 November 2015

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A round up of metrics for October 2015.

10 November 2015

Sub-fossil bones
Fossils held in the BGS collections for over 130 years are going home on a visit as part of the Ice Age Ilford exhibition in Redbridge Museum.

2 November 2015

Colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland
Download our free colour-in geology map of the UK and Ireland to help you learn about the Eras of the Phanerozoic Eon and the Late Proterozoic Eon.

22 October 2015

DiGMapGB sample
New and updated products information for DiGMapGB and DiGMapGB-Plus.

13 October 2015

East Anglia 3D pdf
The East Anglia 3D PDF provides a unique visualisation of the 3D geology of the East Anglia region as represented in the GB 3D National Geological Model. It is provided to accompany the forthcoming publication of the 5th edition of the regional guide to the geology of this area.

13 October 2015

GeoProperties products development

This team develops new data products detailing the physical and chemical characteristics of the ground beneath our feet.

The GeoProperties team aims to provide a wide range of value-added geological data and information, starting with digital geological maps and including our extensive databases and sample archives of physical and chemical characteristics of UK rocks, deposits and soils.

12 October 2015

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A round up of metrics for September 2015.

6 October 2015

Scotland's aquifers and groundwater bodies report cover
This report, published in 2015, was written jointly by BGS and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). The report is written in the form of a manual for those with some technical groundwater (hydrogeological) knowledge, but also includes summaries for non-specialists.

28 September 2015

Inorganic laboratory
We undertake a wide range of research in the team, and work closely in collaboration with key university partners. Our research has a wide base across health and environmental quality, both within the UK and internationally. We also provide analytical services to other Directorates within BGS, and to external organisations.

15 September 2015