The Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, GEUS, is a research and advisory institute in the Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy also operating in the private sector, with a staff of 350 where approx. 200 hold PhD or MSc degrees. GEUS' overall mission is to provide, use, and disseminate knowledge of geological materials, processes and relations that is important for the use and protection of geological resources in Denmark and Greenland, supporting administrative and legislative work in Danish Ministries and the Greenland Home Rule Authority.