Geo-electric field monitoring
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The European Space Agency successfully launched the Swarm mission on 22nd November. Find out more about it and BGS's involvement.
Find out how smartphones know where true North is using magnetic field models.
We are carrying out the first programme of long-term continuous measurement of the surface electric field in the UK to better understand how the UK National Grid fares during space weather events. See the latest data.
When we predict an increase in magnetic activity we send out a geomagnetic disturbance alert.
Notice of a potential magnetic storm increases your chance of seeing the Northern Lights!
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Two induction coil (high-frequency magnetometers) were recently installed at Eskdalemuir Observatory.
Read more and see the latest data.
The Geomagnetism team measures, records, models and interprets variations in the Earth’s natural magnetic fields.
Our data and expertise help to develop scientific understanding of change in the Earth and the environment, from deep within the core out into space.
We also provide geomagnetic products and services to industry and to academic colleagues and we use our knowledge for information and education.
Modelling the Earth's magnetic field, space weather hazards.
About our magnetic observatory operations, UK surveying, equipment.
Observatory data, indices, models, charts, applications.
Overviews of the Earth's magnetic field, reversals, magnetic poles.
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