British Geological Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, United Kingdom

Data Center Description
The mission of the British Geological Survey is to advance
geo-scientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its
continental shelf by systematic surveying, long-term monitoring,
effective data management and high-quality applied research.

Provide comprehensive, objective, impartial and up-to-date
geo-scientific information, advice and services, to the client
and user community in the United Kingdom and overseas, enabling
safe, sustainable and efficient choices to be made in managing
the environment and utilizing its resources, thereby
contributing to national economic competitiveness, the
effectiveness of public policy and the quality of life.

Disseminate information in the community, and promote the public
understanding of science, to demonstrate the importance of
geo-science to resource and environmental issues.

Website: http://www.bgs.ac.uk/

[Summary provided by the British Geological Survey.]