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10 Years of sharing: How Open Geoscience is changing the face of research

BGS logoDecember 2019 marks a decade since the British Geological Survey (BGS) launched OpenGeoscience, an online portal which has made a vast array of open UK geological data searchable and more accessible for everyone to use.


Untapped heat source beneath UK streets could pave the way for greener towns and cities

Cardiff Urban Geo ObservatoryNatural water in the ground below us could be used as a low-carbon heat source in many UK towns and cities, new research from the British Geological Survey (BGS) says. The public research body is now calling for more research to understand how geothermal technologies could be scaled up across the UK.