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

Mapping
Satellite imagery of the UK/World (digital)
British Geological Survey
The database contains satellite images of the UK purchased by the BGS or on its behalf by NERC. It includes data from the Lansdat, SPOT, Radarsat and ERS satellites. The images are stored...
 
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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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Geography
UK Information And Statistics.
British Geological Survey
This dataset contains tabulated production, consumption and trade data on minerals in the UK together with authoritative commentary on current developments in the minerals industry. Data...
 
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Environment
BGS offshore marine products (OGC WxS INSPIRE)
British Geological Survey
BGS offshore marine products are made available to view via this web map service. The 1:250 000 scale offshore geological maps in the UTM series (Universal Transverse Mercator projection)...
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Environment
Coastal-Marine Maps
British Geological Survey
This is the collection of marine maps held by BGS. The maps are very variable in subject type and in scale. They are mostly unpublished 'project' maps on either paper or film in black and...
 
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Environment
Index To Deep Mine Data
British Geological Survey
High level index to the contents of the boxes of Primary Geological Data resulting from deep underground coal exploration and exploitation in Great Britain donated by the Coal Authority...
 
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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
BGS Bedrock and Superficial geology (OGC WxS)
British Geological Survey
This service 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 scale....
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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
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
Geophysical Surveys In Africa
British Geological Survey
Data from geophysical surveys in many African countries carried out by the British Geological Survey for different agencies. The surveys range from regional gravity and airborne magnetic...
 
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Environment
Nottingham's Caves - Archival Material For Digital Register.
British Geological Survey
Paper records and photos used to create the Nottingham Caves digital register and maps. Includes archival material of the caves known to BGS, around northern and central Nottingham. Data...
 
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