British Geological Survey

About us

The British Geological Survey is a world-leading geological survey and one of NERC’s research centres. It focuses on public-good science for government, and research to understand earth and environmental processes. It is the UK's premier provider of objective and authoritative geoscientific data, information and knowledge to help society to:
• use its natural resources responsibly
• manage environmental change
• be resilient to environmental hazards
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.
The BGS in interested in engaging with the DTP by co-supervising projects and supporting CASE studentships, providing access to facilities, training and work placements.

Contact information

Environmental Science Centre
Nicker Hill 
NG12 5GG


Research keywords

Environmental change, natural hazards, geoscientific challenges, modelling, isotopes