About Us

Geoscience BC generates independent, public geoscience research and data about British Columbia’s minerals, energy and water resources. This advances knowledge, informs responsible development, encourages investment and stimulates innovation.

Our collaboration with the resource sectors, academia, communities, Indigenous groups and government develops and shares unbiased and credible earth science research and data.

Our Vision

 

To be a leading partner and provider of credible and relevant earth science research and data in British Columbia.

Our Mission

 

To generate and publicly share high quality and unbiased earth science research and data that:

  • Improves our collective level of geoscience knowledge;
  • Informs responsible natural resource development and investment decisions;
  • Catalyzes socio-economic opportunities; and
  • Stimulates innovation and geoscience technologies.

 

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Strategic Plan

Geoscience BC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 guides the organization to achieve our vision and accomplish our mission. To build the Plan, we listened to more than 400 people from a wide range of partners and interest groups. We heard that publicly-accessible geoscience has never been more important.

 

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Board of Directors

 

Geoscience BC’s volunteer Board of Directors consists of up to 13 members with a variety of backgrounds and interests. The Board is responsible for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organization, including research project budgets based on recommendations from its Technical Advisory Committees.

 

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Technical Advisory Committees

 

Geoscience BC’s Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) are made up of Board-appointed expert volunteers with specific expertise to identify, plan, develop and review earth science projects. The TACs are responsible for providing project recommendations to the Board for final review and decision.

 

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Staff

Geoscience BC staff are responsible for the day-to-day operation of the organization and implementing the Annual Management Plan.

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