Geological map of europe. The implementing geological disposal of radioactive waste technology platform igd tp is dedicated to initiating and carrying out european strategic initiatives to facilitate the stepwise implementation of safe deep geological disposal of spent fuel high level waste and other long lived radioactive waste. The geological history of earth follows the major events in earths past based on the geological time scale a system of chronological measurement based on the study of the planets rock layers stratigraphy. The geological and tectonic framework of europe. The datasets below are made available as open geospatial consortium ogc web map services wms.
In geologic terms a plate is a large rigid slab of solid rock. Eurogeosurveys egs the geological surveys of europe is a not for profit organisation representing 37 national geological surveys and some regional surveys in europe an overall workforce of several thousand experts. De vivo 3 and j. The word tectonics comes from the greek root to build putting these two words together we get the term plate tectonics which refers to how the earths surface is built of plates.
They can also be accessed by websites that use a map based interface to connect to wms services allowing data from different providers to be visualised spatially and compared. Our experts are actively involved in several eu funded projects and self funded initiatives across a wide range of geoscientific fields. Europe map of member states of the european union the map is showing the european continent with european union member states new member states of the european union since 2004 2007 and 2013 member states of european free trade association efta and the location of country capitals and major european cities.