The information platform of the Swiss geology community

Boreholes

Boreholes provide information about the composition of the ground. They also serve a particular purpose: for example, for the production of natural gas or as preparation for construction methods (© BGS, P001441).

Quaternary geology

The Quaternary is marked by the appearance of man as well as repeated glacial/interglacial cycles (© swisstopo).

Geophysics

Geophysics deals with all of the Earth’s relevant physical phenomena. It includes various fields and can be subdivided according to research methods and their relevant applications (© CREALP-PNR 20).

Geotopes

The Glarus thrust is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tectonic Arena Sardona (© IG Tektonikarena Sardona; Foto: Ruedi Homberger, Arosa).

Kalender

Topic of the month
The Geology Portal regularly presents a new "topic of the month". 

Press
Summaries of media communications on the subject of geology 

Geological Data Viewer

Geological maps, geophysical overview maps, geotechnical maps and further geologically relevant databases in a map view.

Geological data in map.geo.admin.ch