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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Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 625k (DiGMapGB-625) Superficial version 4
British Geological Survey
Data identifying landscape areas (shown as polygons) attributed with geological names and rock type descriptions. The scale of the data is 1:625 000 scale providing a simplified...
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Digital Geological Map Data of Great Britain - 10k (DiGMapGB-10) Mass Movement version 2
British Geological Survey
Data identifying landscape areas (shown as polygons) attributed with type of mass movement e.g. landslip. The scale of the data is 1:10 000 scale. Onshore coverage is partial with...
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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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Marine Seabed Sediment Geochemical Data from around the UK (1975-1990)
British Geological Survey
The concentrations of up to 30 trace elements in approximately 9,000 sea-bed samples from the UK Continental Shelf were determined by BGS using a variety of analytical techniques. In some...
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Dines Metalliferous Mineral File.
British Geological Survey
Detailed mining information for mining in Devon and Cornwall gathered by George Dines (former BGS Geologist) for a period around 1921. Maps, plans and accompanying notes and documents...
 
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Groundwater Vulnerability (Scotland)
British Geological Survey
The dataset describes the relative vulnerability of groundwater to contamination across Scotland, by means of five relative classes ranging from 1 (lowest vulnerability) to 5 (highest...
 
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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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Photogrammetric Data Of The UK And World
British Geological Survey
The database contains scanned photographs (at 1016dpi) of the UK and various locations around the world. Some are single band (black&white) others are 3 band colour. The images are...
 
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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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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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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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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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