CHFCA and Geoscience BC Announce Collaboration to Support Provincial Hydrogen Industry

Vancouver, BC – March 8, 2022 – The Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA) and Geoscience BC are pleased to announce the signing of a collaboration agreement to support the development of the hydrogen sector in British Columbia. The agreement defines various areas for collaboration between the CHFCA and Geoscience BC. Such areas include […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2021 Minerals Projects – February 2022

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals   Geoscience BC recently released the Summary of Activities 2021: Minerals volume, which contains nine papers from Geoscience BC-funded projects or scholarship recipients. The papers contribute to meeting two strategic objectives from the Geoscience BC Strategic Plan 2018-2022: identifying new natural resource opportunities; and advancing science and innovative geoscience […]

Geoscience BC Scholarship Recipients Featured at Technical Webinar with Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources

Vancouver, BC – February 15, 2022 – Geoscience BC and The Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR) have announced the details of a second webinar highlighting research papers in Geoscience BC’s Summary of Activities 2021: Energy & Water. The latest webinar will feature presentations by four students and their research on induced seismicity, the Montney […]

Geoscience BC 2021 Picture Competition is Now Open!

Vancouver, BC – March 31, 2021 – Geoscience BC has launched its annual picture competition and is asking anyone who has worked on a Geoscience BC project to share their pictures that tell a great geoscience research story. Pictures can be submitted by principal investigators, students (including scholarship winners) and field assistants. Pictures from the […]

Geoscience BC Welcomes New Technical Advisory Committee Members

Vancouver, BC – March 29, 2021 – The appointment of four new volunteers to Geoscience BC’s Oil & Gas and Minerals Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) will help to further widen the expertise of groups that identify, plan, develop and review our independent, relevant and public earth science research in British Columbia. Colin Frostad (Tourmaline Oil […]

Geoscience BC and BC Oil and Gas Commission Agreement

Vancouver, BC – January 29, 2020 – A new agreement between Geoscience BC and the BC Oil and Gas Commission (BCOGC) sets out how the organizations will work together on earth science research relating to oil, gas and geothermal resources in British Columbia. The Strategic Collaboration and Coordination Agreement describes a framework for information sharing, […]

Request for Water Proposals: Supplemental and Coordinated Monitoring Program

Vancouver, BC – November 8, 2019 – Geoscience BC has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a collaborative water research project to expand groundwater, surface water and meteorological monitoring in northeastern British Columbia. Called the Supplemental and Coordinated Monitoring Program, the project will create and test a framework for long-term, coordinated and co-located weather, […]

CLOSED: Water – Request for Proposals 2019

Geoscience BC Regional Research Updates – Sept 24, 2019

Vancouver, BC – September 3, 2019 – Geoscience BC is hosting a series of regional research updates for BC’s elected officials and municipal and regional district staff on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. Invitation Data from Geoscience BC’s independent and public minerals, energy and water earth science research advances knowledge, informs responsible development, encourages investment and stimulates […]

Geoscience BC Submission to Select Standing Committee on Finance & Government Services

Vancouver, BC – June 28, 2019 – As part of the Budget 2020 process, Geoscience BC has provided a submission to the Province of British Columbia’s Select Standing Committee on Finance & Government Services. The submission includes a recommendation to support a commitment to a ‘made-in-BC’ coordinated and adequately resourced provincial approach to public geoscience through […]