Tag: British Geological Survey

Glasgow Minecraft model

In January 2013, BGS made the central Glasgow model and released it to a network of interested people called the ASK (Accessing Subsurface Knowledge) network. The model gives other agencies, such as engineers and construction companies, a broad idea of

Posted in Benefits of open data, Posts from feeds, Smart communities, Visualising data Tagged with: , , , , ,

BGS communications dashboard for July 2015

Here is a round up of metrics for July 2015. For all social media, the item shown is the most popular this month. Press release 3D geological models in Minecraft. Following on from the scale model of Great Britain, BGS

Posted in Benefits of open data, Informing Decision-making, Innovation, Posts from feeds, Transparency, Visualising data Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Redesigned Discovering geology home page

BGS has created three-dimensional representations of geology at several locations across the country in Minecraft. More information. Want to find geological trails, museums or groups near you? Browse the GeoBritain map Download the Climate through time poster to learn more

Posted in Benefits of open data, Posts from feeds, Visualising data Tagged with: , , , , , ,