Geothermal Potential at Kootenay Lake Focus of New Research Phase

Vancouver, BC – October 17, 2023  – Geoscience BC is funding new research into the Kootenay Lake area’s geothermal heat potential to allow for focus on the zones presenting the most likely geothermal prospect. As an area of hot spring activity, the east shore of Kootenay Lake in BC’s Southeast Region offers communities, commercial entities […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly eNews | Updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more.

Vancouver – October 12, 2023 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the July to September quarter and provides the latest update on Geoscience BC research, Project Concepts, membership and more.   View Quarterly eNews Update About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC’s independent, public geoscience is a first link in the supply chain for Canada’s […]

Geoscience BC Map Project to Boost West Kootenays Critical Mineral Exploration

Vancouver, BC – September 28, 2023 – A new Geoscience BC minerals research project will update geology maps to support exploration for the critical minerals needed to meet Canada’s net-zero economy goals in the West Kootenays. As the search for new deposits of critical minerals and metals continues in BC as a means to contribute […]

Advancing BC’s Hydrogen Sector and Reducing Emissions Via Geological Carbon Storage Opportunities

Vancouver, BC – September 19, 2023 – Join us to learn about recent and upcoming public geoscience research to advance BC’s hydrogen sector and reduce emissions via geological carbon storage opportunities, and about the BC Energy Regulator’s approach to supporting BC’s low carbon economy through carbon capture use and storage (CCUS). The webinar will be […]

Digging Deep Blog: Minerals Edition – July 2023

GOING FULL CIRCLE: THE CRITICAL MINERALS AND METALS OPPORTUNITIES IN BC’S MINE TAILINGS AND WASTE ROCK  Critical minerals and metals are essential to Canada’s economic security and essential for the transition to a net-zero emissions economy. Canada’s critical minerals list includes 31 minerals and metals, 21 of which are produced in Canada, with potential for […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly eNews | Updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more.

Vancouver – July 13, 2023 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the April to June quarter and provides the latest update on Geoscience BC research, Project Concepts, membership and more.   View Quarterly eNews Update About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC’s independent, public geoscience is a first link in the supply chain for Canada’s […]

Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2023 Recipients Awarded

Vancouver, BC – July 11, 2023 – Geoscience BC announces the 2023 recipients of the Scholarship Program that provides a financial boost to ten post-graduate geoscience students working on projects to advance earth science research in British Columbia.   Each student receives a $5,000 scholarship to support them as they conduct their applied geoscience research […]

Lindsey Abdale, Ph.D. Student, University of British Columbia

Behnaz Bahroudi, M.Sc. Student, Thompson Rivers University

Kiera Broda, Ph.D. Student, McGill University

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