Office opening Christmas 2017

Keyworth/Wallingford/Cardiff/London/Edinburgh: closed 25/12/17 - 02/01/18. Reopen 02/01/18.
Belfast: closed 25-27/12/17 and 01/01/18. Reopens 02/01/18.

Annual science review

The 2016/17 BGS annual science review is now available to view online.
Browse the annual science review

Climate through time online

Climate through time online is an interactive version of the popular poster map, but includes examples of where you might find some of the rock types in the UK and Ireland.

Nitrate in the rocks beneath our feet

Hydrogeologists at BGS have quantified the amount of nitrate stored in the unsaturated zone at the global scale for the first time.

Environmental Baseline Monitoring

BGS leads a consortium to conduct Environmental Baseline Monitoring in the UK.
Read more about Environmental Baseline Monitoring

What are you searching for?

Can't find something? Let us know!
See the BGS communications dashboard to find out what other people have looked at.

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