New maps reveal heat stored in Britain's abandoned coal mines

New maps reveal heat stored in Britain's abandoned coal mines

An interactive map of geothermal heat distribution in disused UK mines is being published

Ground Source & Heat P...

01 DECEMBER 2020
BGS launches the Big Borehole Dig

BGS launches the Big Borehole Dig

The BGS is seeking the publics help to standardise its borehole records data

Site Investigation

16 OCTOBER 2020
Deep drilling in Europe's oldest and most species-rich lake

Deep drilling in Europe's oldest and most species-rich lake

Deep drilling in Europe's oldest and most species-rich lake provides new insights into evolution

Core Drilling & Sampling

05 OCTOBER 2020
BGS releases borehole information packs for Glasgow Observatory

BGS releases borehole information packs for Glasgow Observatory

Detailed information packs on borehole results for Glasgow Geoenergy Observatory released by BGS

Deep Geothermal

13 AUGUST 2020
Ensuring a climate-resilient water supply in East Africa

Ensuring a climate-resilient water supply in East Africa

What needs to be done to maintain drinking water supplies in East Africa?

Wells & Boreholes

17 APRIL 2020
Geo Observatory collects ground-source heat data in Wales

Geo Observatory collects ground-source heat data in Wales

The British Geological Survey is studying Cardiff's groundwater for heat sources

Study shows boreholes are key to drought resilience in Ethiopia

Study shows boreholes are key to drought resilience in Ethiopia

The results of research done Ethiopia point to boreholes as a potential solution to water shortages

Wells & Boreholes

29 AUGUST 2019
BGS uncovers Britain's ancient valleys

BGS uncovers Britain's ancient valleys

British Geological Survey has put details of Britain's hidden and buried ancient valleys online

Site Investigation

22 JULY 2019
Cheshire green lights geoenergy research site

Cheshire green lights geoenergy research site

British Geological Survey set to create two Geoenergy Observatory sites in the the UK

Deep Geothermal

05 JULY 2019
UK Minister visits geology and geophysics education and research centre

UK Minister visits geology and geophysics education and research centre

The UK's Science Minister has visited the Heriot-Watt University's research project - Lyell Centre

Site Investigation

31 MAY 2019
Cornwall's granite could hold key to UK geothermal potential

Cornwall's granite could hold key to UK geothermal potential

Scientists are set to examine heat-producing underground granite as a source of geothermal energy

Deep Geothermal

01 MARCH 2019
BGS releases free-to-access 3D underground regional models

BGS releases free-to-access 3D underground regional models

Interactive 3D underground visualisations of the UK released by the British Geological Survey

Geotechnical & geo-env...

08 FEBRUARY 2019