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
Superficial Deposits Thickness Models, SDTM
British Geological Survey
A series of tiled models of superficial thickness covering the UK. The models are derived by direct modelling (natural neighbour interpolation) of BGS Borehole records and BGS Digmap. For...
 
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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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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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Environment
National Soil-Parent Material
British Geological Survey
The National Soil Parent Material dataset is a GIS describing the geological material from which topsoils and subsoils (A and B horizons) develop (i.e. from the base of pedological soil...
 
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Geophysical Borehole Log Index
British Geological Survey
The Geophysical Borehole Log index provides details of hardcopy geophysical logs known to BGS. The index provides the storage location of the logs and details of the format they are...
 
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Environment
Index To Registered Borehole Specimens (England, Wales And Scotland).
British Geological Survey
Index of onshore boreholes in England, Wales and Scotland for which BGS holds material either as registered specimens or cuttings. Developed to improve access by BGS staff and external...
 
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Environment
Understanding The Micro-To Macro Behaviour Of Rock-Fluid Systems - M2M
British Geological Survey
The M2M Thematic Programme funded 17 scientific investigation projects leading to more unified physical understanding of fluid flow distributions in heterogeneous rock. The programme...
 
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Environment
Waste disposal site records
British Geological Survey
Records of some 3500 waste sites in England and Wales identified by BGS as part of a survey carried out on behalf of the Department of the Environment in 1973. Information is included on...
 
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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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Dalradian Carbonate Rock Geochemistry Database.
British Geological Survey
The database contains a range of geochemical data for metamorphosed limestones from the Dalradian of Scotland and Northern Ireland. The data include a) whole-rock geochemical analyses by...
 
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Environment
British Coal Miscellaneous records
British Geological Survey
Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation. Collection of data, dating back to the 18th century, includes reports, interpretations and records of research in...
 
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Environment
Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10)
British Geological Survey
Data identifying landscape areas (shown as polygons) attributed with geological names. The scale of the data is 1:10 000 scale. Onshore coverage is partial with approximately 30% of...
 
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