British Geological Survey (BGS)

Category: Arm's Length Body (includes Executive Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, Trading Funds and NHS bodies)

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
Index To The BGS Collection Of Large Scale Mine Plans & Land Survey Plans.
British Geological Survey
Index to the BGS collection of large scale or large format plans of all types including those relating to mining activity, including abandonment plans and site investigations. The Plans...
 
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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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Mapping
Murchison House Aerial Photograph And Satellite Image Inventory
British Geological Survey
This data set is an inventory of aerial photographs held at BGS, Murchison House office and consists of a MS Excel spreadsheet containing 11 worksheets. Each worksheet contains...
 
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Environment
Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10)
British Geological Survey
The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, sourced from BGS 1:10 000 or 1:10 560 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are identified using the...
 
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Environment
Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 50k (DiGMapGB-50)
British Geological Survey
The data shows polygonal and selected linear geological information, primarily sourced from published BGS 1:50 000 or 1:63 360 scale maps of Great Britain. However, geological units are...
 
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Environment
Seismic Line Index (SLI).
British Geological Survey
The Seismic Line Index database stores summary administrative information about the collection of printed seismic sections, Original Seismic Sections dataset (ORIGSEISECS). This includes:...
 
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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
Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permission Polygons
British Geological Survey
Digital GIS mineral planning permission polygons from 1947 to 1985 as digitised from the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Planning Permission Maps and Cards (see associated...
 
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Environment
Deep Seismic Survey Data.
British Geological Survey
This data set contains the following original data for the deep seismic reflection surveys conducted by the BGS in various parts of the UK. The data consists of observers' logs,...
 
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Environment
UK Continental Shelf Seabed Sediments (1:1 million scale)
British Geological Survey
This data layer is the BGS contribution to the OneGeology project, providing UK onshore geological data at 1:625 000 scale and UK continental shelf seabed sediment data at 1:1 million...
 
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Environment
BGS Photograph Collection
British Geological Survey
The official BGS photographic archive contains an estimated 300,000 photographs. The archive has been built up systematically since its founding in 1891 and is becoming a very popular...
 
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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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