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British Geological Survey

BROWN, (George) Malcolm (1925 - 1997), consultant geologist; Director: British Geological Survey (formerly Institute of Geological Sciences), 1979–85; Geological Museum, 1979–85; Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, 1979–85

STUBBLEFIELD, (Cyril) James (1901 - 1999), Director, Geological Survey of Great Britain and Museum of Practical Geology, 1960–66; Director, Geological Survey in Northern Ireland, 1960–66

LARMINIE, (Ferdinand) Geoffrey (1929 - 2008), Director, British Geological Survey, 1987–90

KITCHIN, Finlay Lorimer (1870 - 1934), Palæontologist to the Geological Survey of Great Britain

GIBSON, Walcot (1864 - 1941), Director for Scotland HM Geological Survey of Great Britain; retired, 1925

MITCHELL, George Hoole (1902 - 1976), formerly Assistant Director (Scotland), Geological Survey of Great Britain

SABINE, Peter Aubrey (born 1924), Deputy Director (Chief Scientific Officer, Chief Geologist), British Geological Survey (formerly Institute of Geological Sciences), 1977–84

FLETT, John Smith (1869 - 1947), Director Geological Survey of Great Britain and Museum of Practical Geology, 1920–35; retired, 1935

SMITH, Bernard (1881 - 1936), Director of Geological Survey of Great Britain and Museum of Practical Geology (London) since 1935

STRAHAN, Aubrey (1852 - 1928), Director of Geological Survey of Great Britain and Museum of Practical Geology, 1913–20

PUGH, William (1892 - 1974), lately Director, Geological Survey of Great Britain and Museum of Practical Geology (1950–60); Emeritus Professor of Geology, University of Manchester, since 1951; Fellow, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, since 1960

Geology of Rum and the Adjacent Islands: Memoir for the 1:50 000 Geological Sheet 60 (Scotland) by C. H. Emeleus. British Geological Survey, Keyworth, 1997. 170 pp. ISBN 0118845179. £35.00.

DAVIS, Derek Richard (born 1945), Chairman, British Geological Survey, 2005–10 (Chairman, Commercialisation Strategy Group, 2009–10; Board Member, 2004)

HASSALL, Eric Ronald (born 1930), Deputy Chairman, Coal Authority, 1997–2000; Chairman, British Geological Survey Board, 1994–2001

DIXEY, Frank (1892 - 1982), Geological Adviser and Director of Colonial Geological Surveys, Colonial Office, 1947–59; British Technical Aid Consultant to Water Development Department, Cyprus, 1967–73; Consultant Hydrologist, 1960–74, including service overseas with UN organisations and on geology and hydrogeology of Cyprus

 

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(BGS)

The organization responsible for advising the British government on all aspects of Earth science and for providing impartial geological advice to industry, academia, and the public. The BGS was founded in 1835, making it the oldest of all national geological surveys. It is a component part of the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and incorporates the former Overseas Geological Surveys and Mineral Resources Department of the Imperial Institute.

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