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) Aquifer Vulnerability Maps
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows where aquifer vulnerability maps are available for England and Wales. These maps identify areas in which the groundwater resources...
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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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GeoSure Insurance Data
British Geological Survey
The GeoSure data sets and reports from the British Geological Survey provide information about potential ground movement or subsidence in a helpful and user-friendly format. The reports...
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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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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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Aquifer Designation Dataset for Wales
British Geological Survey
Joint BGS/Natural Resources Wales (NRW) dataset of aquifer designations for Wales at 1:50 000. The dataset identifies different types of aquifer - underground layers of water-bearing...
 
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Scottish water well records
British Geological Survey
The collection consists of records for c.5000 wells and springs in Scotland mostly lodged by drillers in compliance with the Water Act. These include data on well construction, water...
 
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Aquifer Properties, Database Of Physical Properties Of Aquifers In England And Wales.
British Geological Survey
Data on the physical properties (transmissivity, storage coefficient, porosity and permeability) of aquifers in England and Wales. Compiled by BGS staff from paper records of field and...
 
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Seismic locations and sections database
British Geological Survey
The Seismic Locations and Sections database (LOCSEC) stores digitised seismic reflection survey location and line-interpretation data. Supplementary data stored includes map projection...
 
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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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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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Permeability Dataset for Great Britain (Bedrock)
British Geological Survey
The data comprises a GIS layer representing the permeability of bedrock for Great Britain The permeability data has been derived from DiGMap-GB (Digital Geological Map Data of Great...
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