National Geological Repository, British Geological Survey

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The National Geoscience Data Centre (NGDC) is part of the Natural Environment Research Council’s (NERC) Environmental Data Service and is hosted by the British Geological Survey (BGS). We manage nationally important datasets concerned with geology, geoscience and the sub-surface.

Our staff help researchers in ensuring that the data they produce are curated appropriately for the long term, guaranteeing their security, accessibility and re-usability for the user community.

The NGDC is certified as a trusted repository by CoreTrustSeal.

We accept environmental data in re-usable formats for curation, including long-term storage and public dissemination. Priority is given to data generated as a result of funding by NERC; however, data generated through other funding sources will also be considered for deposit at the discretion of the NGDC.

Our team provide advice on best practice for research data management during a project’s lifetime and assistance in depositing data with the NGDC for long-term curation.

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British Geological Survey (BGS)

National Geological Repository, British Geological Survey

Nicker Hill, Keyworth

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