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
Petrobangla (Bangladesh) Seismic Survey Data
British Geological Survey
This dataset is an archive of the following original data for the seismic reflection surveys conducted by the BGS in Bangladesh for PetroBangla (Bangladesh state oil & gas company)...
 
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Environment
Arup Review Of Mining Instability In Great Britain
British Geological Survey
The data shows the extent of mining within Great Britain it was captured in 1990 by OVE ARUP on behalf of the Department of Environment as a series of paper maps and no updates have been...
 
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Environment
NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Project Records
British Geological Survey
NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science...
 
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Environment
NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories (NIGL) Projects
British Geological Survey
NIGL (NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratories) is a comprehensive stable and radiogenic isotope laboratory facility that undertakes environmental, life, archaeological and earth science...
 
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Mapping
Digitised Mine Plan Data From The Midland Valley
British Geological Survey
Contains digitised mine plan contours, spot heights and worked ground outlines on key coal seams from the Midland Valley in ASCII or ArcView format. Incomplete, only some seams and some...
 
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Environment
BGS Geoscience Thesaurus
British Geological Survey
The BGS Geoscience Thesaurus contains approximately 6000 descriptor terms for concepts in the geoscience and related subjects. Some entries have scope notes to further explain the term....
 
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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
Mineral Veins Of The Southern Pennine Orefield
British Geological Survey
3200 mineral veins (i.e. lead, fluorspar) of the Southern Pennine Orefield within the Peak District National Park captured as a single dataset in 1983 from BGS 1:10 560 published maps...
 
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Environment
Onshore Borehole Collection.
British Geological Survey
Collection of drillcore, bulk samples, unwashed cuttings and processed material from onshore boreholes drilled in the UK by BGS, commercial and public bodies. Developed as part of the BGS...
 
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Environment
The BGS Lexicon Of Named Rock Units.
British Geological Survey
The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units holds definitive and readily accessible information about all allostratigraphical, lithostratigraphical and lithodemic units of member (or equivalent)...
 
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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
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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