Many of the BGS's most popular datasets are available to search and view online. BGS dictionaries, borehole materials, discovery metadata, GeoIndex, geological photographs, lexicon of rock units, palaeosaurus, rock classification, taxonomy, water watch, web services.
The BGS welcomes the volunteering deposit of digital data into the NGDC for use by the wider geoscience community. Numerous organisations have deposited data such as the NDA and many universities.
Many of the BGS's most popular datasets are available to search and view online. BGS discovery metadata, geological maps, photographs, records, indexes and scientific vocabularies are freely available in our broad range of systems and web services.
We are happy to provide advice and support on using digital data.
Many of the BGS's most popular datasets are freely available to search and view online.
Lists and describes the range of digital products and datasets available from BGS, ranging from the core geological data family (DiGMapGB) to offshore data and ground stability products.
ESSA is designed to manage and disseminate the datasets collected by NERC grant holders in accordance with the NERC data policy.
Images illustrating the range of digital data available from BGS.
The full history of legislation affecting the rights and obligations of BGS. This section covers BGS’s rights to data and also its obligations.