Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources

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Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources
Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe (BGR)
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Agency overview
Headquarters Hanover, Germany
Employees 795 in 2013
Website www.bgr.bund.de

The Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe or BGR) is a German agency within the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology. It acts as a central geoscience consulting institution for the German federal government.[1] The headquarters of the agency is located in Hanover and there is a branch in Berlin. Early 2013, the BGR employed a total of 795 employees. The BGR, the State Authority for Mining, Energy and Geology and the Leibniz Institute for Applied Geophysics form the Geozentrum Hanover. All three institutions have a common management and infrastructure, and complement each other through their interdisciplinary expertise.

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  1. ^ "BGR Homepage". BGR. Retrieved 20 May 2015.