The Lyell Centre is an inspired fusion of Earth and marine geosciences and technology, created in partnership between Heriot-Watt University and the the British Geological Survey. 

Watch our videos and visit our website to find out more about the research happening at the Lyell Centre.

Introduction to Lyell Centre research

Behind the scenes tour of the Marine Operations area

Tour of the Core Store at the Lyell Centre in Edinburgh

‘Drilling into 1000oC magma in Krafla, Iceland’

Professor John Ludden CBE, Bicentennial Research Professor (Environmental Governance and Diplomacy).

Tour around a deep-sea lander at the Lyell Centre

‘What is happening with oxygen in the ocean?’

Studying Whales using Biogeochemistry