British Geological Survey (BGS)

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Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world's oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom's premier centre for earth science information and expertise.

The BGS provides expert services and impartial advice in all areas of geoscience. Our client base is drawn from the public and private sectors both in the UK and internationally.

http://www.bgs.ac.uk/home.html

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Popular Datasets

Environment
Aquifer Vulnerability Maps England and Wales
British Geological Survey
Digitised versions of a set of 1:100,000 scale maps of aquifer vulnerability for Engalnd and Wales. The dataset identifies the vulnerability to pollution of major and minor aquifers as...
 
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Environment
Digital Geological Map Data of Northern Ireland - 250k (DiGMapNI-250) Version 1
British Geological Survey
The data shows superficial polygons, bedrock polygons and fault linear geological information, sourced from published Geological Survey of Northern Ireland 1:250 000 scale maps -...
 
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Environment
Groundwater Vulnerability (Scotland)
British Geological Survey
The dataset describes the relative vulnerability of groundwater to contamination across Scotland, by means of five relative classes ranging from 1 (lowest vulnerability) to 5 (highest...
 
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Environment
Bedrock Aquifer Productivity (Scotland)
British Geological Survey
The dataset describes the potential of bedrock aquifers across Scotland to sustain various levels of borehole water supply, and the dominant groundwater flow type in each aquifer. There...
 
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Environment
Opencast Coal Site Maps
British Geological Survey
Primary Geological Data resulting from Open Cast Coal exploration in British coalfield areas. Maps showing the site outlines of opencast coal prospecting sites annotated with site...
 
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Environment
Index To Site Investigation Reports Collection.
British Geological Survey
Index to reports of site investigations produced by external organisations carried out for all forms of site investigation. The Oracle index was setup in 1988 and covers the whole of...
 
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Environment
Aquifer Designation Dataset for England and Wales
British Geological Survey
Joint BGS/Environment Agency dataset of aquifer designations for England and Wales at 1:50 000. The dataset identifies different types of aquifer - underground layers of water-bearing...
 
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Environment
Mineral Resource Map of Wales
British Geological Survey
The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Welsh Assembly Government Aggregates Levy Fund in 2009 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information...
 
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Environment
Zimbabwe Regional Geochemical Survey.
British Geological Survey
During the period 1982-86 a team of geologists from the British Geological Survey carried out a programme of regional geological mapping and geochemical exploration in collaboration with...
 
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Mapping
Collections Of Aerial Photographs.
British Geological Survey
Collections of Aerial Photographs purchased or obtained by BGS and its precursors as part of its surveying activities. Data covers mainly Great Britain or areas where BGS has worked...
 
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Environment
The BGS Collection Of Geologist's Field Notebooks, Section Books and Field Record Cards.
British Geological Survey
Manuscript notebooks, section books and field record cards containing detailed information gathered by the Survey geologists (or other recognised geologists) from various sources as part...
 
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Environment
10k Sheet Data Files.
British Geological Survey
An important paper archive of a wide variety of miscellaneous geological information organised on the basis of its location within 1:10 000 scale geological map sheet areas in Great...
 
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