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Geological Carbon Storage

Meeting the Global Challenge.

The third in a series of international conferences on Carbon Capture & Storage will be held on
14 - 15 April 2014.

Carbon Capture and Storage

100 Great Geosites

As part of Earth Science Week, the Society and its partners are launching a list of 100 Great Geosites across the UK and Ireland. 


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Durdle Door

NERC Consultation

NERC is carrying out a review of the ownership and governance of its research centres, including BGS. Read a progress report on the review.

Logos for NERC and its centres.

Bruce Yardley appointed Chief Geologist

Professor Bruce Yardley (University of Leeds) has been appointed to the new role of Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority.


Plate Tectonics

Visit our online resource, aimed at students aged 14 - 16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.


Open Access

Authors submitting papers for publication in online journals and books now have the option to make their published article fully Open Access on payment of a fee.



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