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
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
Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) For The UK.
British Geological Survey
The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements in samples of stream sediment, stream water and soil, to build up a picture of the surface...
 
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Environment
Infiltration SuDS Map (Sustainable Drainage Systems)
British Geological Survey
This national dataset brings together sixteen national datasets to create a GIS product that provides the information necessary to determine the extent to which the ground is suitable for...
 
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Environment
Opencast Coal Site Maps
British Geological Survey
Primary Geological Data resulting from Open Cast Coal exploration in British coalfield areas. Maps showing the site outlines of opencast coal prospecting sites annotated with site...
 
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Environment
50k sheet data files
British Geological Survey
An important paper archive of a wide variety of miscellaneous geological information organised on the basis of its location within 1:50 000 scale geological map sheet areas in Great...
 
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Environment
BGS Reports Collection.
British Geological Survey
Reports of work carried out worldwide by the BGS and its precursors. These reports cover a wide range of scientific and technical disciplines and were produced for a variety of purposes....
 
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Towns & Cities
Environmental Sensitivity Vector 1 Hectare Grid - Wales
British Geological Survey
The dataset is based on a 1 hectare(ha) vector grid which covers the whole of Wales. It has been populated with a series of environmental and cultural assets, reflecting the presence or...
 
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Mapping
Index To The BGS Collection Of Large Scale Geological Field Maps.
British Geological Survey
Index to manuscript geological maps produced by the Survey geologists or other recognised geologists on County Series (1:10560) and National Grid (1:10560 & 1:10000) Ordnance Survey...
 
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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
London Office Registers Of Macrofossils.
British Geological Survey
Registers of macrofossils in 127 volumes, covers the whole of the UK. Within each volume, data is arranged sequentially usually by collectors no. The data set began with the first...
 
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Environment
Marine Multibeam Backscatter Data from around the UK (2005 Onwards)
British Geological Survey
The British Geological Survey (BGS) holds an archive of multibeam backscatter data from BGS, Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and other organisations. BGS is the MEDIN (Marine...
 
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Environment
Pelite Illite Crystallinity Database
British Geological Survey
This is a simple Oracle table holding sample numbers, locations (UK National Grid) and illite crystallinity values measured for pelitic (mudrock) samples from Lower Palaeozoic terranes in...
 
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