Report: Innovative Process Can Reduce Wastewater from Energy Production

Vancouver, BC – June 21, 2022 – A new report published by Geoscience BC outlines a new process to treat saline wastewater from natural gas production that can be used to reduce wastewater volumes, emissions and transport. The final report from the Saltworks Airbreather Pilot project assesses a process that uses heat generated during natural […]

Brewing Up Innovation: Made-in-BC Device Boosts Exploration for Critical Minerals

Vancouver, BC – June 14, 2022 – A new Geoscience BC report shows how a small, made-in-British-Columbia device that uses sensors typically found in breweries and greenhouses can be used to boost exploration for critical minerals, following testing at the Mount Milligan Mine located between Fort St. James and Mackenzie. The device measures oxygen and […]

Online Open House June 16: Summary of Amplification of Seismic Ground Motion Hazard in the Fort St. John – Dawson Creek Area

Vancouver, BC – June 6, 2022 – This Geoscience BC online open house will present the results of a project completed in February 2022 to assess the potential amplification of ground motion associated with earthquakes generated by hydraulic fracturing and fluid injection in an area around Fort St. John and Dawson Creek in British Columbia’s […]

Northeast BC Carbon Capture and Storage Collaboration Will Inform Low-Carbon Economy

Collaboration between B.C. Centre for Innovation and Clean Energy (CICE), Geoscience BC, and the Province will inform low-carbon economy in northeastern British Columbia Vancouver, BC – June 1, 2022 – An innovative geology project is underway to assess carbon capture and storage (CCS) potential in Northeast British Columbia (B.C.), which will help guide the province’s […]

Geoscience BC Annual Report Highlights Transition, New Opportunities and Valuable Research

Vancouver, BC – May 20, 2022 – Geoscience BC’s Annual Report 2021-2022 summarizes a transformative year and research that is spurring innovation, attracting investment and informing evidence-based decisions. Covering April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022, research highlights in the annual report include: Updates on the Central Interior Copper-Gold Research program, which is sharing new […]

Now Online: Latest Research; Membership & Sponsorship Opportunities – April 7 Lunchtime Webinar

Vancouver – April 13, 2022 – A copy of Geoscience BC’s April 7 lunchtime webinar is now available online. It provides an update on current and recent research projects, Geoscience BC membership and upcoming sponsorship opportunities. Geoscience BC has attracted more than 50 Corporate, Individual, Student and Associate members since new membership opportunities were launched […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly Newsletter – Membership, Research Updates, Scholarships and More

Vancouver – April 4, 2022 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the January to March quarter and provides updates on Geoscience BC membership, research updates, the 2022 Geoscience BC Scholarship Program and more. View Quarterly Newsletter About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC generates independent, relevant, public earth science research and data about British Columbia’s […]

Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2022: Applications Open; Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Vancouver, BC – March 28, 2022 – Applications for Geoscience BC’s 2022 Scholarship Program are now open, and sponsorship opportunities are available for the first time. The Geoscience BC Scholarship Program awards $5,000 scholarships to up to ten students who have registered and started in a MSc or PhD program in earth science, geoscience or […]

Geoscience BC Lunch Update – April 7: Latest Research; Membership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Vancouver, BC – March 23, 2022 – Learn about Geoscience BC’s current and recent research projects, Geoscience BC membership and upcoming sponsorship opportunities at a free luchtime webinar on April 7, 2022. When: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (Pacific), April 7, 2022 Where: Online via Zoom. Attendance is free, but you must register. Register Here […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2021 Energy & Water Projects – March 2022

By: Randy Hughes, Manager, Energy & Water Geoscience BC released the Summary of Activities 2021: Energy & Water in January 2022. It contains ten papers for Geoscience BC projects and scholarship recipients. The papers contribute to meeting five strategic objectives from the Geoscience BC Strategic Plan 2018-2022: Identifying New Natural Resource Opportunities; Advancing Science and […]