Baseline geochemical mapping in the UK : the G-BASE programme
Plant, J.A.; Baldock, J.W.; Fordyce, F.M.. 1996 Baseline geochemical mapping in the UK : the G-BASE programme. In: Abstracts of the Environmental Geochemical Baseline Mapping in Europe Conference. Bratislava, Slovakia, Geological Survey of the Slovak Republic, 14-16.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
National geochemical mapping in the UK is undertaken by the BGS as part of the Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment (G-BASE) Programme. The programme began in the early 1970’s in the North of Scotland and will provide a comprehensive high resolution baseline geochemical database for the whole country by the year 2012. The ongoing development and inclusion of state-of-the-art analytical and computing techniques and rigorous quality control over the past 25 years have been fundamental in creating consistent geochemical maps which reflect geological, geomorphological and landuse parameters.
|Item Type:||Publication - Book Section|
|Programmes:||BGS Programmes > Chemical and Biological Hazards|
|NORA Subject Terms:||Earth Sciences
Ecology and Environment
|Date made live:||07 Aug 2012 14:44|
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