British Geological Survey: Marine Geoscience

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a world-leading geological survey. 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 Lyell Centre

The purpose-built facilities at the Lyell Centre will enable the BGS and Heriot-Watt University (HWU) to build on their expertise in land and marine conservation, geology and geoscience.

Staff data is for 2017/18

Contact Information
Director / Head: 
Professor John Ludden
Address: 
British Geological Survey, Environmental Science Centre, Nicker Hill, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG
Switchboard Number: 
(0115) 936 3100
Staffing
Scientists: 
16
Engineering and Technical Staff: 
11
Technicians: 
5
Administrative / Support Staff: 
2
Publications
Publications / Year: 
25

Funding by Source

Funding Proportion
Natural Environment Research Council 40-59%
Foreign (other than EC contracts) 40-59%
European Community 0-19%
Other public sector 0-19%
Government departments 0-19%
UK private sector 0-19%