INSPIRE Knowledge Base

British Geological Survey

LMO Description
Organisation: 
British Geological Survey
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
    Details
    Level of authority: 
    Regional
    UK
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>As a public sector organisation BGS is responsible for advising the UK government on all aspects of geoscience as well as providing impartial geological advice to industry, academia and the public.</p>
    Main Activities: 
    The British Geological Survey is a part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and is its principal supplier of national capability in geoscience. It advances understanding of the structure, properties and processes of the solid Earth system through interdisciplinary surveys, monitoring and research for the benefit of society. It is the UK's premier provider of objective and authoritative geoscientific data, information and knowledge for wealth creation, sustainable use of natural resources, reducing risk and living with the impacts of environmental change. We are a world-leading geoscience centre for: survey and monitoring modelling and research data and knowledge
    Area of work/experience
    Geographic Domain:: 
    International
    UK Geology and International projects globally
    Societal Sector: 
    All sectors
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development: 
    Full participation through INSPIRE process thus far
    Primary Business: 
    Geoscience survey & monitoring, modelling & research, data & knowledge provision
    Environmental application domains: 
    All environmental aspects affected by geoscience