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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Popular Datasets

Environment
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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Environment
Public Health England (PHE) - British Geological Survey (BGS) Joint Radon Potential Dataset for Great Britain
British Geological Survey
The joint PHE-BGS digital Radon Potential Dataset for Great Britain provides the current definitive map of radon Affected Areas in Great Britain. It will also allow an estimate to be made...
 
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Mapping
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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Environment
Geological Indicators of Flooding Great Britain
British Geological Survey
The BGS Geological Indicators of Flooding (GIF) dataset is a digital map based on the BGS Digital Geological Map of Great Britain at the 1:50,000 scale (DiGMapGB-50, BGS, 2009). Current...
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Environment
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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Environment
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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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
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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Environment
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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Environment
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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Environment
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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Environment
1:1.5M scale 'Geology Through Climate Change' Poster Map Covering UK Mainland, Northern Ireland and Eire.
British Geological Survey
1:1.5M scale 'Geology Through Climate Change' poster map covering UK mainland, Northern Ireland and Eire. This poster map shows the rocks of Britain and Ireland in a new way, grouped and...
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