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
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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GeoSure Running Sand Deposits
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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Environment
Acidity of stream water
British Geological Survey
Geochemical Baseline Survey Of The Environment (G-BASE) coverage for acidity of stream water. The G-BASE programme involves systematic sampling and the determination of chemical elements...
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BGS Detailed Bedrock and Superficial geology (OGC WxS INSPIRE)
British Geological Survey
Note: This dataset is designed for the 1:50000 scale but can be viewed in this WMS between 1:100000 and 1:25000 (Only). The 1:50 000 DiGMapGB data covering the whole of the United Kingdom...
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Towns & Cities
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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Mapping
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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Environment
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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Environment
Map based index (GeoIndex) onshore borehole records
British Geological Survey
This layer of the Map based index (GeoIndex) shows the location of records of boreholes, shafts and wells from all forms of drilling and site investigation work. Some 850,000 records...
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Environment
Petrobangla (Bangladesh) Seismic Survey Data
British Geological Survey
This dataset is an archive of the following original data for the seismic reflection surveys conducted by the BGS in Bangladesh for PetroBangla (Bangladesh state oil & gas company)...
 
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Environment
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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Environment
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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Environment
Superficial Deposits Thickness Models, SDTM
British Geological Survey
A series of tiled models of superficial thickness covering the UK. The models are derived by direct modelling (natural neighbour interpolation) of BGS Borehole records and BGS Digmap. For...
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