New Mine Reclamation Research Investigates Biodiversity and Soil Health

Vancouver, BC – March 16, 2023 – Two new Masters theses investigating soil health and arthropod biodiversity following mine reclamation have been completed with support from Geoscience BC. Two Masters of Environmental Science students, Ashley Fischer and Chantalle Gervan worked with Dr. Lauchlan Fraser of Thompson Rivers University to research factors that could support mine reclamation […]

2022 Geoscience BC Minerals and Energy & Water Research Summaries Now Available

Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2023 – Research papers summarizing Geoscience BC minerals, energy and water research projects and scholarships are now available in the Summary of Activities 2022: Minerals and Energy & Water volumes. Summary of Activities 2022: Minerals (Geoscience BC Report 2023-01) contains eight technical papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and from […]

New Geochemical Data to Support Critical Minerals Exploration in BC’s Central Interior

Meet the Researcher: Dave Sacco from the research team will discuss project at Geoscience BC’s booth, AME Roundup conference, Vancouver, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, January 23, 2023 (booth 111) Vancouver, BC – January 23, 2023 – New till geochemical and mineralogical results and an accompanying report published by Geoscience BC improve knowledge of central […]

Geoscience BC Welcomes Canadian Critical Minerals Strategy

Vancouver, BC – December 9, 2022 – Geoscience BC welcomes the launch of the Government of Canada’s Canadian Critical Minerals Strategy in Vancouver. Geoscience BC President and CEO Gavin C. Dirom said: “Geoscience BC is excited to see a focus on public geoscience in The Canadian Critical Minerals Strategy. “Canada needs public geoscience and mineral […]

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 […]