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User guide for the British Geological Survey GeoSure dataset

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This report describes the national scale Natural Ground Stability (GeoSure) dataset. The methods used to create the dataset have been critically assessed and its fitness for purpose determined by specialists in BGS.\ud This document outlines the background to why the dataset was created, its potential uses and gives a brief description of each of the 6 component layers. Technical information regarding the GIS and how the data was created is described and advice is provided on using the dataset

Publisher: British Geological Survey
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:nora.nerc.ac.uk:13840

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  1. (released 2005): Derived from DiGMapGB-50 version 2, incorporating superficial thickness data and enhancements to understanding the behaviour of some glacial deposits.
  2. (2010). All rights reserved Keyworth, Nottingham British Geological Survey
  3. email bgslondon@bgs.ac.uk Columbus House, Greenmeadow Springs, Tongwynlais,
  4. (2010). scale, Map name Front cover Cover picture details, delete if no cover picture. Bibliographical reference K A
  5. Version 1 (released 2004): Derived from DiGMapGB-50 version 1.
  6. Version 4 (released 2008): New 1:50 000 and higher geological mapping in 21 areas. Improvement of the NEXTMap DTM in areas of tree cover throughout GB. Higher resolution Superficial thickness model used throughout GB.
  7. Version 5 (Released 2009): New 1:50 000 geological mapping in 14 areas. Fully revised Dissolution methodology. Geologist interpreted superficial thickness model included.

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