Bryan Lovell



Unconventional hydrocarbons

A BGS-led research team is setting out to define the combined environmental and health risks over the whole life cycle of shale gas operations in the UK. The team will investigate the surface and near-surface processes that affect pollutant behaviour in water and air, and earthquake hazard associated with shale gas development in the UK.

MBE awarded to Andy Chadwick

Dr Andy Chadwick has been awarded the MBE in recognition of his services to the science of carbon capture and sequestration. The BGS is a world leader in the science of underground carbon dioxide storage and Andy's MBE reflects the high quality and high profile research of Andy and his colleagues.

Innovator of the Year 2018

Profesor Martin Broadley, jointly with Dr Louise Ander of the British Geological Survey (BGS), were presented with a presitgious Innovator of the Year award for international impact, in recognition of their world-leading research into solving hidden hunger.

Bryan Lovell meeting 2019

On 21–23 January 2019, BGS are co-convening this meeting at the Geological Society in London entitled 'Role of geological science in the decarbonisation of power production, heat, transport and industry'.

UKGEOS Science Community Meeting 2018

The meeting will give information about the UK Geoenergy Observatories sites, facilities and science vision, including practicalities concerning delivery of UKGEOS research. It will also explain how scientists and early career researchers can get involved.

New projects see UK space firms tackle global challenges

Improved disaster response in Commonwealth states and tropical disease control are among the goals of 10 new projects involving British space organisations, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced on 8 February. A new BGS-led project is: Modelling Exposure Through Earth Observation Routines (METEOR): EO-based Exposure, Nepal and Tanzania Grant: £2.8 million.

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Mobile apps

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BGS Geological Walk map

A walk through geological time at BGS Keyworth, now available to browse online


App for the geological map of Britain iPhone App | Android App ... and iGeology3D!


App for soil properties map of Britain | learn about the soil beneath your feet. iPhone App