A series of geological visualisation (GV) models, covering 14 regional areas of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, provides unique tools for interactive exploration of the diverse geology of the UK to depths of 1.5 km below the surface.
The Soilscapes Viewer is a free, easy-to-use, online soil reporting tool which produces summary soils information for a specific location, based upon the “Soilscapes” soil thematic dataset.
Soilscapes is a 1:250,000 scale, simplified soils dataset covering England and Wales.
The MAGIC website provides authoritative geographic information about the natural environment from across government. The information covers rural, urban, coastal and marine environments across Great Britain. It is presented in an interactive map which can be explored using various mapping tools that are included.
SEDAC has developed a variety of mapping tools, both web-based and stand-alone, to visualize, query, and analyze various map layers that are created from its geospatial data holdings. This page provides a list of all SEDAC mapping tools.
The NRFA underpins hydrological research and water-management activities in the UK and delivers data and expertise to UK Government and international organisations.
The NRFA acts as the main focal point for hydrometric data in the UK, providing stewardship of, and access to, daily, monthly and flood peak river flow data from over 1,500 gauging stations across the UK.
BGS has a wide range of datasets and wants to increase access to these by publishing as many as possible under OpenGeoscience. OpenGeoscience is a free service where you can view maps, download data, scans, photos and other information.
Data published by central government, local authorities and public bodies to help you build products and services. Much of this data can be accessed for free through opendata licenses or is free for academic use.