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© NERC All rights reserved Progress towards the National Geological Model of Britain Steve Mathers, Holger Kessler & Jon Ford. GSA 3D Modelling Workshop, Denver, 26 October 2013.
© NERC All rights reserved 121 sections, c 22,000 line kms built by 20 regional geologists supported by a team of data managers, constructed in GSI3D Matches BGS 625K bedrock maps, honours K models, published cross sections and literature GB3D_V2012 free download on BGS website in 6 formats incl Petrel and GOCAD/Skua surfaces to base Pridoli Accompanied by a metadata report, a DOI has been minted and paper on methodology is in press with the open access Geoscience Data Journal National bedrock model – GB3D – some facts
© NERC All rights reserved Funded by BGS and Environment Agency now being expanded and keying in 300 golden spike boreholes for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority. Total cost about $1Million. Utilised for public understanding of science, to assess risk to aquifers from fracking, catchment groundwater studies and selecting prospective areas for high-medium level radwaste storage through the volunteerism process. National bedrock model – GB3D – some facts cont...
© NERC All rights reserved Multi-scaled Midlands LondonWeald VE x20 Multi-scaled division of Chalk aquifer in central London Stratigraphies are nested, incorporating detailed models & understanding
© NERC All rights reserved Parameterized (e.g. aquifer type) Based on yield and flow Type (EA-BGS) 3D Volumes calculated for simple geology, regional and catchment modelling of volumes by voxellation
© NERC All rights reserved Outcrop Grey Chalk From shp file attribute table Distribution in GSI3D sections (defines subcrop) And we can do some neat things
© NERC All rights reserved Outcrop and subcrop combined = unit distribution (coverage)
© NERC All rights reserved Triassic sandstones full coverage at 3x3km grid resolution Depth / height (mOD) Count / grid cell nos.
© NERC All rights reserved Bowland & Craven Groups In NW England Chalk
© NERC All rights reserved Moving offshore Getting our toes wet!
© NERC All rights reserved GB3D Phase Population of the fence diagram with linking stratigraphic surfaces to yield a national 3D layer model capable of voxellation and analysis Realistically achievable for sedimentary rocks to the base Devonian below which the rocks lack continuity and are twisted
© NERC All rights reserved National crustal model Uses include academic debate, public understanding of science, geoscience education Undergoing extension to England BGS-GSNI-GSI
© NERC All rights reserved N Ireland Scotland England Ireland Moine Thrust Midland Valley Note structural continuity of terranes along the Caledonian trend. Sections 15km deep Illustrates plate tectonic context and fuels debate, e.g. blue Iapetus Suture
© NERC All rights reserved National 3D Quaternary 1km Coded boreholes and correlated cross-sections in 3D York Moraine 1km 2 sequences of clay dominated Glaciolacustrine deposits Sherwood Sandstone Aquifer (top 40m) Permeability attribution of York geological model 1km LOWHIGH Unified 3D geological models of Quaternary deposits and landforms on a catchment – regional basis Models of key Quaternary environments e.g. Buried valleys Utilise our Quaternary lithostratigraphic framework through model integration and ‘arterial’ cross-section construction along infrastructure routes to produce a ‘mini GB3D’
© NERC All rights reserved Model integration
© NERC All rights reserved Improved national rockhead surface
© NERC All rights reserved BGS’s future baseline product, the 3D map Geology in 3D as it really is Best available answer everywhere Fit for any purpose National in coverage, onshore then offshore Supports water, radwaste, hydrocarbon and education sectors Centre stage in the emerging BGS strategy for more information contact Steve Mathers or visit the BGS webpages at National Geological Model, summary
GIS-based TOOL FOR REGIONAL GROUNDWATER RISK ASSESSMENT IN POORLY PRODUCTIVE AQUIFERS Janmaizatulriah JANI, David N LERNER, Steve WISE Catchment Science.
© NERC All rights reserved Teaching with Geological Models – The 3D revolution Holger Kessler Emma K Ward Steve Mathers Ricky Terrington Stephen Thorpe.
NGR: Postcode: © Crown Copyright All rights reserved. Image reproduced with permission of Ordnance Survey and Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland.
© NERC All rights reserved 3D Geological Models for Teaching Emma Ward, Hannah Cullen and Leanne Hughes.
© NERC All rights reserved The Future of Geo Hugh Barron.
© NERC All rights reserved Potential geothermal opportunities in Scotland Martin Gillespie British Geological Survey.
Models of the Earth Section 3 Section 3: Types of Maps Preview Key Ideas Topographic Maps Topographic Maps and Contour Lines Index Contour, Contour Interval,
Geometrical model of the Baltic artesian basin Juris Sennikovs, Janis Virbulis, and Uldis Bethers Laboratory for Mathematical Modelling of Environmental.
Evaluation of a bedrock aquitard for regional- and local-scale groundwater flow Kenneth R. Bradbury, Madeline B. Gotkowitz, and David J. Hart Wisconsin.
The Carboniferous shales of the Midland Valley of Scotland: geology and resource estimation Mike Stephenson (BGS) Director of Science and Technology Presenting.
Arc Hydro groundwater data model: a data model for groundwater systems within ArcGIS AWRA Specialty Conference Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and.
Do you get the groundwater picture yet?. What is an “aquifer”?
Digimap Training Workshops Ordnance Survey Products Aim: to provide support staff with a basic knowledge of Ordnance Survey digital mapping products.
1 Data, Information and Knowledge in the British Geological Survey Jeremy Giles.
Section 3: Types of Maps Objectives Explain how elevation and topography are shown on a map. Describe three types of information shown in geologic.
Models of the Earth Section 3 Section 3: Types of Maps Preview Objectives Topographic Maps Topographic Maps and Contour Lines Index Contour, Contour Interval,
Robert Goldstein Senior Technical Executive, Water & Ecosystems WSWC–WGA Energy–Water Nexus Workshop Denver, April 2, 2013 Water Prism: Decision Support.
Ground water flow modeling. Input data preparation. D.Frank-Kamenetsky (Committee) I.Bogotyrev (Mineral) G.Savenkova (Mineral) M.Naumovets (Mineral) G.Bogdanova.
Sedimentary Geology Geos 240 – Chapter 2 Collecting the Data Part 2 – Regional Geophysical Data Dr. Tark Hamilton Camosun College.
Marginal Field Development Advances in 3D Geological Modeling: How it can help?
The Distribution of Permeable Zones Within the Ogallala in the Southwest Kansas Groundwater Management District 3 PRESENTED BY P. ALLEN MACFARLANE and.
Large Scale Mapping of Groundwater Resources Using a Highly Integrated Set of Tools Verner H. Søndergaard Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, Denmark.
© NERC All rights reserved An introduction to Unconventionals (in the UK) NERC Innovation Programme Workshop Robert Gatliff Director Energy & Marine Geoscience.
Teaching the Geological Subsurface using 3D ModelsTeaching the Geological Subsurface using 3D Models Steve Thorpe & Emma Ward
Increasing capability in New Zealand Emergency Management Jane Pierard Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management New Zealand 2 June 2009.
Preliminary Assessment of the Potential for Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Geological Settings in Nevada from the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology.
Seismic Stratigraphy EPS 444 Dr. Faisal A. Alqahtani
Frome airborne electromagnetic survey, South Australia, workshop 30 November 2011 The Onshore Energy Security Program The Frome AEM Survey, South Australia.
Regional Climate Change Water Supply Planning Tools for Central Puget Sound Austin Polebitski and Richard Palmer Department of Civil and Environmental.
INVENTORIES OF CH 4, N 2 O and NH 3 FROM UK AGRICULTURE Tom Misselbrook, Lorna Brown IGER, North Wyke.
Chapter 8 Fetter, Applied Hydrology 4 th Edition, 2001 Geology of Groundwater Occurrence.
Dutch experiences with integrated geoscience modelling Geological Survey of the Netherlands Michiel van der Meulen, Jan Stafleu, Ronald Vernes, Jan Gunnink.
Arc Hydro groundwater data model: a data model for groundwater systems within ArcGIS ESRI user conference May 2004 Gil Strassberg and David Maidment, University.
Geology Digimap Geology Digimap overview Geology Roam Geology Download Using geological map data in ArcGIS.
© NERC All rights reserved BUILDING ON GEOLOGICAL MODELS – THE VISION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING PLATFORM Holger Kessler, Diarmad Campbell, Jon Ford,
Modeling Geologic Columns With Sand Art By Debra Rockey Wellsburg Middle School 1.Prepare the plastic tube. One end should be permanently sealed. If necessary,
Designation of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones in Romania Catalin Simota Research Institute for Soil Science and Agrochemistry Bucharest - Romania.
Grand Canyon Rocks Investigation 3 Earth History Grade 6.
David Bridgland – Finance Director UNITED DOWNS DEEP GEOTHERMAL PROJECT 17 th November 2011.
Kingsley Dunham Centre Keyworth Nottingham NG12 5GG Tel © NERC All rights reserved Geological Storage Theme BGS progress.
Introduction Do air-filled caves cause high-resistivity anomalies? A six-case study from the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Area, San Antonio, TX Mustafa Saribudak.
GEON2 and OpenEarth Framework (OEF) Bradley Wallet School of Geology and Geophysics, University of Oklahoma
Earth Science Topic #9/10 Review Game
Jurassic shales of the Weald Basin: geology and resource estimation Robert Gatliff (BGS) Director Energy & Marine Geoscience Presenting on behalf of the.
Rock Relationships and Geological Histories You must have the presentation on Slide Show mode. On opening the presentation, you may be asked to enable.
Some recent studies using Models-3 Ian Rodgers Presentation to APRIL meeting London 4 th March 2003.
© NERC All rights reserved BGS Linked Data Pilot – aims & objectives DNF Expert Group Meeting London, 18/11/10 John Laxton.
Peta geologi. •What is a geological map ? •A geological map gives information on the superficial layers of the earth’s crust. The geological formations.
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