The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, GEUS, is a research and advisory institute in the Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building. The survey also operates in the private sector. The institution’s roots reach back to the 1880’ies. GEUS' main tasks are geological mapping, data collection and storage, to carry out research projects, to give advice, and to disseminate geoscientific knowledge
GEUS' overall mission is to provide, to use, and to disseminate knowledge of geological materials, processes and relations that are important for the use and protection of geological resources in Denmark and Greenland. Part of this mission is to support administrative and legislative work in Danish Ministries and the Government of Greenland Authority, by providing state-of-the-art geoscientific knowledge of international standard.
GEUS participates actively in Danish and European Community research and aid programmes in Eastern Europe, and in a number of developing countries in Africa, South America, and Asia.
For further information, see www.geus.dk