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A geological survey is the systematic investigation of the geology beneath a given piece of ground for the purpose of creating a geological map or model. [1]

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Aerial photography

Aerial photography (or airborne imagery) is the taking of photographs from an aircraft or other flying object.

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Alberta Geological Survey

The Alberta Geological Survey is part of the Alberta Energy Regulator, a provincial agency of the Government of Alberta.

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A borehole is a narrow shaft bored in the ground, either vertically or horizontally.

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British Geological Survey

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is a partly publicly-funded body which aims to advance geoscientific knowledge of the United Kingdom landmass and its continental shelf by means of systematic surveying, monitoring and research.

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Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières

The Bureau de recherches géologiques et minières (BRGM) (literally: Geological and mining research bureau) is the French government geological survey (administratively, a "public administration with industrial and commercial purpose") (EPIC) which aim is the management of resources, and surface and sub-surface risks.

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Delaware Geological Survey

The Delaware Geological Survey (DGS) is a scientific agency for the State of Delaware, located at the University of Delaware (UD), that conducts geologic and hydrologic research, service, and exploration.

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Earth science

Earth science or geoscience is a widely embraced term for the fields of natural science related to the planet Earth.

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Geologic map

A geologic map or geological map is a special-purpose map made to show geological features.

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Geological Survey of Austria

The Geological Survey of Austria (Geologische Bundesanstalt, GBA) in Vienna is a subordinate agency of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research (Bundesministerium für Wissenschaft und Forschung, BMWF) and is the central point for information and advice in the field of earth sciences for the Republic of Austria.

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Geological Survey of Canada

The Geological Survey of Canada (GSC; Commission géologique du Canada (CGC)) is a Canadian federal government agency responsible for performing geological surveys of the country, developing Canada's natural resources and protecting the environment.

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Geological Survey of India

The Geological Survey of India (GSI), founded in 1851, is a Government of India Ministry of Mines organisation, one of the oldest of such organisations in the world and the second oldest survey in India after Survey of India (founded in 1767), for conducting geological surveys and studies of India, and also as the prime provider of basic earth science information to government, industry and general public, as well as the official participant in steel, coal, metals, cement, power industries and international geoscientific forums.

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Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Geological Survey of Newfoundland and Labrador is a scientific research agency that is part of the Department of Natural Resources of the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Geological Survey of Pakistan

The Geological Survey of Pakistan (reporting name: GSP), is an autonomous and independent institution under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources which is tasked and mandate with advancing the geoscience knowledge and carrying out systematic studies on official mapping and area surveying.

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Geophysics is a subject of natural science concerned with the physical processes and physical properties of the Earth and its surrounding space environment, and the use of quantitative methods for their analysis.

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Geoscience Australia

Geoscience Australia is an agency of the Australian Government.

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Inventory (American English) or stock (British English) is the goods and materials that a business holds for the ultimate goal of resale (or repair).

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A landform is a natural feature of the solid surface of the Earth or other planetary body.

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Mine survey

Mine surveying is the practice of determining the relative positions of points on or beneath the surface of the earth by direct or indirect measurements of distance, direction & elevation.

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OneGeology is an international collaborative project in the field of geology supported by 113 countries, UNESCO and major global geoscience bodies.

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An outcrop or rocky outcrop is a visible exposure of bedrock or ancient superficial deposits on the surface of the Earth.

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Pennsylvania Geological Survey

The Pennsylvania Geological Survey or Bureau of Topographic and Geologic Survey (BTGS), is a geological survey enacted by the Pennsylvania General Assembly "to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania by collecting, preserving, and disseminating impartial information on the Commonwealth's geology, geologic resources, and topography in order to contribute to the understanding, wise use, and conservation of its land and included resources." The geological survey operates under the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

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Prospecting is the first stage of the geological analysis (second – exploration) of a territory.

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Remote sensing

Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on-site observation.

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Satellite imagery

Satellite imagery (or spaceborne photography) are images of Earth or other planets collected by imaging satellites operated by governments and businesses around the world.

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Saudi Geological Survey

The Saudi Geological Survey (SGS; هيئة المساحة الجيولوجية السعودية) is the national geologic survey of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Scientific modelling

Scientific modelling is a scientific activity, the aim of which is to make a particular part or feature of the world easier to understand, define, quantify, visualize, or simulate by referencing it to existing and usually commonly accepted knowledge.

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Surveying or land surveying is the technique, profession, and science of determining the terrestrial or three-dimensional positions of points and the distances and angles between them.

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Systems geology

Systems geology emphasizes the nature of geology as a system – that is, as a set of interacting parts that function as a whole.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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Utah Geological Survey

The Utah Geological Survey is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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