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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Environmental Radioactivity Database
British Geological Survey
BGS have collected environmental radioactivity data for various purposes over several decades. This is being drawn together to produce a database of baseline gamma radioactivity and...
 
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Map based index (GeoIndex) landslides
British Geological Survey
Information for this layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) is taken from the BGS National Landslide Database (NLD), which holds over 15000 records of landslides and is the definitive...
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Map based index (GeoIndex) 1:50000 Series Geological Maps
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows the availability of 1:50000 series geological maps. For England and Wales (and Northern Ireland), map sheets normally cover an area 30...
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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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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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Map based index (GeoIndex) hydrogeological maps
British Geological Survey
This layer of the map based index (GeoIndex) shows the location of available Hydrogeological Maps which have been published at various scales, covering areas ranging in size from the...
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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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Map based index (GeoIndex) classical areas geological maps 1:25k
British Geological Survey
This layer of the GeoIndex shows the availability of 1:25000 scale Classical Areas Geological Maps. The maps themselves show the occurrence, nature and stratigraphic age of rocks. They...
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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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Structure Of The Bedrock
British Geological Survey
The data comprises information on the subsurface structure of stratigraphic levels and units in the United Kingdom, detailing depth to and thickness of the units. These result from...
 
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Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permissions Scanned Maps
British Geological Survey
These are scanned and georeferenced raster versions of the 1400 Ministry of Housing and Local Government (MHLG) Mineral Planning Permissions Maps (see associated metadata). The 1:25000...
 
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World Seismicity Database
British Geological Survey
This dataset contains parametric data (epicentre, magnitude, depth, etc) for over one million earthquakes worldwide. The dataset has been compiled gradually over a period of thirty years...
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