Chief Executive




BGS Chief Executive

The BGS is looking to appoint a new Chief Executive Officer after current CEO Prof John Ludden leaves us in September. Applications should be received by noon on Monday 29 April 2019. More information.

Get active in May, with over 50 GeoWeek events across the UK.

MagQuest - An innovation challenge for magnetic field measurement

US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched MagQuest, an innovation challenge to advance how we measure Earth's magnetic field. The challenge is seeking solutions for geomagnetic data collection for the World Magnetic Model. Enter by 16th May.

Deep-time Digital Earth

A new programme seeks to combine earth science databases into a ‘geological Google’. Presided over by Prof Mike Stephenson, Deep-time Digital Earth could be a one-stop link allowing scientists to access all the data they need to tackle big questions. More information

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Mobile apps

Various mobile friendly versions of apps on the BGS website

BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online


App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!


App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App