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Through innovative research and the use of the most up-to-date technology, the Czech Geological Survey will continue to provide the Czech State with the geoscientifi c information needed to make crucial policy decisions about energy, water and other critical resources, natural hazards and sustainable development, while working to maintain its position as a leading research institution in the field of Earth sciences.


  • Geological mapping and regional research within the territory of the Czech Republic
  • Basic and applied research in geological hazards, mineral resources, rock environments and environmental protection
  • Administration of the State Geological Service in accordance with Act No. 62/1988 Coll. (on geological work)
  • Gathering, compilation and interpretation of data on the geological composition, mineral resources and geohazards on the territory of the CR
  • Provision of geoscientific information and expert advice to support decision-making on issues of state and public interest
  • International cooperation and foreign development aid
  • Education in geosciences and environmental protection

Main fields of activity

  • Geological research and mapping
  • Rock environments and their protection
  • Mineral resources and the environmental impact of mining
  • Geological hazards, prevention and mitigation of their impact
  • Geoinformation management and delivery

Current events

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Documentary about the CGS
CGS Annual Report 2016

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Czech Geological Survey
Klárov 131/3
118 21 Praha 1
+420 257 089 411 (Switchboard)
+420 257 089 500 (Secretariat of the Director)