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
Opencast coal records: Scotland and Northern England.
British Geological Survey
The collection consists of borehole drill logs, site plans, borehole location plans, geological plans and completion plans for opencast coal sites in Scotland and Northern England. It...
 
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Environment
UK Coal Resource for New Exploitation Technologies
British Geological Survey
Several 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...
 
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Environment
Coal Authority Microfiche Statutory Mine Plans
British Geological Survey
BGS holds a disaster recovery copy of the microfiche of the statutory mine abandonment plans for the Coal Authority. This collection is an incomplete copy of the mine plans deposited with...
 
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Mapping
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
Digital Geophysical Borehole Log Index (RECALL database)
British Geological Survey
The Geophysical Borehole Log index provides details of all digital geophysical logs available to BGS. The database provides the borehole metadata related to logging and metadata for the...
 
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Environment
London Earth Topsoil Chemical Data
British Geological Survey
The London Earth data is part of a nationwide project to determine the distribution of chemical elements in the surface environment, namely Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment...
 
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Mapping
The BGS Large Scale Geological Map Collection.
British Geological Survey
Geological map 'Standards', manuscript and published maps of Great Britain produced by the Survey on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey base...
 
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Environment
Mineral Resource Polygons Central Belt of Scotland
British Geological Survey
The British Geological Survey (BGS) was awarded a grant from the Scottish Government Aggregates Levy Fund in 2007 to provide a comprehensive, relevant and accessible information base to...
 
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Environment
UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL)
British Geological Survey
The UK Onshore Geophysical Library was established in 1994 in conjunction with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the UK Onshore Operators Group (UKOOG). The Library manages...
 
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Environment
BGS bedrock geology (OneGeology download service WFS 2.0)
British Geological Survey
This service is the BGS contribution to the OneGeology project, providing UK onshore bedrock geological data at 1:625 000 scale. This map data is collected as part of an ongoing BGS...
 
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Environment
Geological Indicators of Flooding Great Britain
British Geological Survey
The BGS Geological Indicators of Flooding (GIF) dataset is a digital map based on the BGS Digital Geological Map of Great Britain at the 1:50,000 scale (DiGMapGB-50, BGS, 2009). Current...
 
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Environment
Industrial minerals resources map of Britain
British Geological Survey
The map show the broad distribution of the industrial, including construction, mineral resources of Britain and the main sites where these are worked. Over extensive areas bedrock is...
 
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