We're opening the doors of the Lyell Centre in Edinburgh to all on Saturday 29th September, as part of the Doors Open Days programme. Our scientists will be on hand to chat about their research and there will be a variety of short talks plus lots of hands-on activities to get involved with.
The BGS is a partner body of the Geospatial Commission that was announced in November 2017. The Geospatial Commission is an impartial expert committee that aims to promote the more productive use of public and private sector geospatial data. This will maximise the value of 'location data', which could generate £11 billion a year.
Salt marshes can act as a first line of coastal defence against storm surges and can even lower the risk of the coastline suffering from climate change effects. The NERC RESIST project aims to determine how, why and where this happens, and investigates our coastline's vulnerability. More information
Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website
A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online