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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Environment
Map based index (GeoIndex) water wells
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) is a map based index of the National Well Record Archive. This index shows the location of water wells along with basic information such as...
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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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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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BGS 1:625 000 Scale Digital Hydrogeological Data (OGC WxS INSPIRE)
British Geological Survey
The hydrogeological map indicates aquifer potential in generalised terms using a threefold division of geological formations: those in which intergranular flow in the saturated zone is...
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BGS Soil Data as featured in the NERC Soil Portal (OGC WxS INSPIRE)
British Geological Survey
BGS soil data layers as featured in the NERC Soil Portal are made available in this WMS. The NERC Soil Portal provides a gateway to discover, view and download large-scale soils property...
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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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Map based index (GeoIndex) gravity readings
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows the location of land and marine gravity observations on the UK mainland, Northern Ireland, offshore islands, tidal estuaries and seabed....
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Mapping
Map based index (GeoIndex) landslides
British Geological Survey
Information for this layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) is taken from the BGS National Landslide Database (NLD), which holds over 15000 records of landslides and is the definitive...
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Map based index (GeoIndex) UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator) series 1:250000 Geological Maps
British Geological Survey
This layer of the Map based index (GeoIndex) shows the location of available UTM (Universal Transverse Mercator) series 1:250000 geological maps. These maps display Bedrock, Quaternary...
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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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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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Distribution Of UK North Sea Lithostratigraphic Units
British Geological Survey
This dataset shows the distribution of Middle Jurassic, Upper Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous lithostratigraphic (UK Offshore Operators Association - UKOOA) units within the UK North Sea...
 
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