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
Falkland Islands Mapping
British Geological Survey
The dataset comprises maps and aerial photographs of the Falkland Islands. The maps are printers films and final paper printed originals of Falkland Islands OS maps, compiled for the...
 
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Borehole Records Collection.
British Geological Survey
Records of all onshore (or near shore) boreholes, trial pits, shafts and wells held in the BGS archives in either paper, microfilm or digital format. The records range from simple single...
 
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Arup Review Of Mining Instability In Great Britain
British Geological Survey
The data shows the extent of mining within Great Britain it was captured in 1990 by OVE ARUP on behalf of the Department of Environment as a series of paper maps and no updates have been...
 
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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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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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Map based index (GeoIndex) county maps 6inch
British Geological Survey
The index shows the availability of county series geological maps, 1:10560 scale. The maps themselves were produced on OS County Series sheets between approximately 1860 and 1960. The...
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Digital Geological Map Data of Northern Ireland - 250k (DiGMapNI-250) Version 1
British Geological Survey
The data shows superficial polygons, bedrock polygons and fault linear geological information, sourced from published Geological Survey of Northern Ireland 1:250 000 scale maps -...
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Digital images of petrology rock thin sections
British Geological Survey
Digital images of petrology rock thin sections from samples that are referenced in the BGS Petrological Collection Database (Britrocks). Two reference images are being captured for each...
 
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Plans of abandoned mines (other than coal) Cumbria
British Geological Survey
The collection comprises photographic half plate black & white negative and 35mm colour transparency copies of plans of mine workings for haematite, gypsum, limestone, baryte and...
 
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Environment
Copy Borehole Logs.
British Geological Survey
This document data set contains paper copies of selected geophysical borehole logs made from the master data set held by the BGS National Geological Records Centre (NGRC) at Keyworth....
 
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Groundwater Level Archive
British Geological Survey
Database of water levels in selected observation boreholes: weekly and monthly measurements.Dataset represents only 5% of current monitoring networks run by UK measuring agencies....
 
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Mapping
Map based index (GeoIndex) 1:10000 series paper geological map availability
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows the location of available 1:10000 or 1:10560 series paper geological maps. Since the 1960s the standard large scale map for recording...
 
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