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Our rocks and landforms: the 'great stone book' of Scotland

Our rocks and landforms: the 'great stone book' of Scotland

Hugh Barron, British Geological Survey June 20, 2017

Over the next few weeks we’ll be taking a closer look at the topic rocks and landforms; exploring the exciting projects our partners are working on in this area and looking at the maps, data tools and information available on our website to help you find out more about this fascinating topic. And to get things started, in this first blog we’ve asked Hugh Barron from the British Geological Survey (BGS) to explain more about why rocks and landforms are an important part of Scotland’s environment.

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Where's Willie this week?

Where's Willie this week?

Scotland's environment web April 06, 2017
As an Orcadian, my appreciation of trees and their various benefits, or even the fact that they existed as an important component of the countryside, came comparatively late to me.
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Scotland's soils: the gateway to soils data & information

Scotland's soils: the gateway to soils data & information

Scotland's environment web April 04, 2017
After a year of user analysis, development and user testing, we are pleased to announce the release of the newly updated website. Changes and improvements have been made in response to users’ needs for improved access to data and information to help day-to-day decision making.
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It's all about... our fabulous forests and wonderful woodlands Part 2

It's all about... fabulous forests and wonderful woodlands - Part 1

The adventures of 'Where's Willie' continue

The adventures of 'Where's Willie' continue

Scotland's environment web November 10, 2016

This month Willie takes us on a trip to his old stomping grounds of Sutherland and shares his thoughts on the changes he's seen over his career as a soil scientist.

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