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 Properties, Database Of Physical Properties Of Aquifers In England And Wales.
British Geological Survey
Data on the physical properties (transmissivity, storage coefficient, porosity and permeability) of aquifers in England and Wales. Compiled by BGS staff from paper records of field and...
 
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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
Interpreted Seismic And Well Data.
British Geological Survey
This dataset represents a project-based collection of seismic interpretations of 2D and 3D commercial seismic reflection data. These data are integrated in a relational database in ORACLE...
 
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Environment
Coal Resources Map of Britain
British Geological Survey
Coal resource maps for the whole of the UK have been produced by the British Geological Survey as a result of joint work with Department of Trade and Industry and the Coal Authority. The...
 
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Environment
Digital images of petrology rock thin sections
British Geological Survey
Digital images of petrology rock thin sections from samples that are referenced in the BGS Petrological Collection Database (Britrocks). Two reference images are being captured for each...
 
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Towns & Cities
The BGS collection of mine plans.
British Geological Survey
The dataset comprises plans of various types relating to mining activity, including abandonment plans, gathered since the 1800s. Most were collected as part of the BGS mapping programme...
 
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Environment
Coal Authority Seismic Survey Data.
British Geological Survey
This data set is an archive of original data for the seismic reflection surveys conducted by the National Coal Board (NCB) and its successor, British Coal Corporation (BCC). The data...
 
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Mapping
Index To The BGS Collections Of Aerial Photographs
British Geological Survey
Index to various collections of Aerial Photographs purchased or obtained by BGS and its precursors as part of its surveying activities. The index was set up in 2000 and mainly covers...
 
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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
Map based index (GeoIndex) 1:50000 Series Geological Maps
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows the availability of 1:50000 series geological maps. For England and Wales (and Northern Ireland), map sheets normally cover an area 30...
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Environment
Groundwater Flooding Susceptibility
British Geological Survey
The groundwater flooding susceptibility data shows the degree to which areas of England, Scotland and Wales are susceptible to groundwater flooding on the basis of geological and...
 
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Environment
Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Bedrock)
British Geological Survey
The data comprises a GIS layer representing the permeability of bedrock for Great Britain The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great...
 
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