What's new on the website?

Recent updates to the BGS websites.


Methane smapling
The BGS has initiated a science-based environmental monitoring programme in The Fylde,Lancashire where planning applications were submitted by Cuadrilla for the development of shale gas. This monitoringis independent of the industry and regulators and represents the first independent, integrated monitoring programmeto characterise the environmental baseline in an area subject to interest from the shale gas industry.


6 August 2015

Magnifying glass
Access to the whole of the BGS website is now available via our interactive site map.


6 August 2015

#ThinsectionThursday
A round up of metrics for July 2015.


4 August 2015

Water drop
We have, for the first time, characterised the isotopic composition of phosphorus in drinking water.


4 August 2015

BGS holds over 100km of drill core
The BGS is a world-leading geological survey that focuses on public-good science and research to understand earth and environmental processes. See examples of those areas of our work that are nationally important, unique and demonstrate our value to the UK.


30 July 2015

Cityscape of Singapore.
BGS collaborates with the Geological Office of Singapore's Building and Construction Agency (BCA) on a range of projects aimed at understanding the subsurface geology of Singapore.


15 July 2015

BGS photo of the month on Instagram June 2015
A round up of metrics for June 2015.


2 July 2015

Mine plan 32120
A range of mine plans from a variety of sources including the Health and Safety Executive mine abandonment plans, published mine plans and plans of mine workings.


2 July 2015

BUFI logo
BUFI's annual Science Festival for 2015 was held on Wednesday 24 June. We had 21 poster presenters in the Exhibition Area of the Conference Suite at our BGS headquarters, Keyworth. View a gallery of the day.


1 July 2015

Photobooth picture
We took lots of photos in our Photobooth at our Open Day at Keyworth on Saturday 27 June 2015. The Photobooth pictures are sorted into the 'hour time-slot' they were taken in to help you find yours.


29 June 2015