Results for ""british geological survey"" (10)

British Geological Survey: Climate Through Time

Produced by the British Geological Survey, this poster illustrates how changing climate has influenced the formation of rocks in the UK. Many rock-forming environments are directly influenced by climate. Were local rocks formed in a desert, or a tropical swamp, or on a cold seabed? What evidence can be observed to...
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Free CPD session for Key Stage 3 - Key Stage 5 teachers

The University of Exeter are holding a free CPD session for teachers of Key Stage 3-Key Stage 5 on the theme of ‘Space Weather’ on Tuesday 18 July 4-6pm.Workshops will be delivered by Dr Helen Mason, a solar physicist from the University of Cambridge and Dr Ciaran Beggan from the British Geological Survey. They will...

Seismology

This booklet is part of the ‘Innovations in Practical Work’ series published by the Gatsby Science Enhancement Programme (SEP) and produced in partnership with the British Geological Survey. Earthquakes release huge amounts of stored energy, causing movements of the ground over large distances. Seismic waves generated...
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2000 - 2009

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Carbon Capture and Storage, Floods, CryoSat-2

This podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) looks at how carbon capture and storage works, why it's here to stay, the effect of floodplains on water pollution, and how the thickness of polar ice can be measured from space. The venue for this Planet Earth...
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Lake Windermere and Walking with Dinosaurs

A podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). British Geological Survey scientists have completed the first full geological survey of Lake Windermere in the English Lake District since the Royal Navy surveyed it in the 1930s. Among other things, the survey...
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Leeches, Earthquakes and Weird Sea-life

A podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). In this recording, Richard Hollingham talks to expert seismologist Brian Baptie from the British Geological Survey, who uses musical software to find out if earthquakes are getting more frequent. Another report...
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The Geological Mappers

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2000 - 2009

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Highlights From 2009

This podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), looks back at some of the highlights from 12 months of Planet Earth podcasts, and looks ahead to some of the big stories expected in 2010. Marine biologist Ben Wilson from the Scottish Association for Marine...
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2000 - 2009

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Rip Currents in Cornwall, and Carbon Capture and Storage

This podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) looks at why understanding rip currents at Perranporth in north Cornwall could help save lives; and how exactly does carbon capture and storage (CCS) work and how can scientists be sure that CO2 will be stored...
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Protecting Geological Heritage

A podcast from the Planet Earth Online collection and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). The UK is literally full of geology - so much so that many names of geological periods come from names of regions of the country, the most well-known being the Devonian (after Devon) and the Cambrian (the old name...
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2000 - 2009

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