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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Plans of abandoned mines (other than coal & shale) Scotland
British Geological Survey
The collection comprises plans of mine workings for ironstone, fireclay, limestone, baryte and metalliferous minerals for Scotland dating from 1872 onwards deposited on abandonment of a...
 
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Map based index (GeoIndex) magnetic anomalies
British Geological Survey
This low-resolution image has been produced from BGS airborne and marine magnetic data. The colour was generated using the BGS COLMAP software package. Colour levels are defined by...
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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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BGS Petrological Collection Database (Britrocks)
British Geological Survey
The Britrocks database provides an index to the BGS mineralogical & petrological collection. The computer database covers samples in the UK onshore mapping collection together with...
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Aquifer Designation Dataset for England and Wales
British Geological Survey
Joint BGS/Environment Agency dataset of aquifer designations for England and Wales at 1:50 000. The dataset identifies different types of aquifer - underground layers of water-bearing...
 
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The BGS Lexicon Of Named Rock Units.
British Geological Survey
The BGS Lexicon of Named Rock Units holds definitive and readily accessible information about all allostratigraphical, lithostratigraphical and lithodemic units of member (or equivalent)...
 
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Data Held In The BGS Laboratory Information Management System
British Geological Survey
The LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) holds information about the sample preparation and chemical analysis of samples (from internal and external customers) handled by the...
 
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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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Groundwater Levels
British Geological Survey
The BGS groundwater levels dataset is a gridded interpolation of depth to groundwater. The dataset is a raster grid, with 50 × 50 metre pixels holding values that represent the probable...
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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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Map based index (GeoIndex) geological indicators of flooding
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows where river floodplains and coastal plains in Britain are located and therefore the main areas at greatest risk of flooding. The map...
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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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