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 […]

Enhanced Exploration Tools Help Locate New Mineral Deposits in British Columbia

Vancouver, BC – June 18, 2019 – Four new Geoscience BC minerals research projects will advance the innovative technologies and geoscience knowledge needed to identify new natural resource development opportunities in British Columbia. The projects will help locate and characterize new deposits of the metals and minerals required for a cleaner and greener future economy […]

Geoscience BC Issues New Call for Energy Research Proposals

Vancouver, BC – June 12, 2019 – Two requests for energy research proposals call for high quality public earth science projects relating to oil and gas development in British Columbia. Projects resulting from the requests for proposals (RFPs) will play an important role in meeting Geoscience BC’s strategic objective Facilitating Responsible Natural Resource Development. Details […]

Valuable BC Rock Collections Digitized for Access and Preservation

Vancouver, BC – June 11, 2019 – Geoscience BC has launched two new projects that will use advanced technologies to photograph, animate and preserve rock, mineral and fossil collections from important sites across British Columbia. The Below BC Geological Association (Below BC) and the Smithers Exploration Group (SEG) are starting new projects that will catalogue […]

Collaboration Agreement Between Geoscience BC and Tahltan Central Government

Vancouver and Dease Lake, BC – May 31, 2019 – A Collaboration Agreement between the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) and Geoscience BC sets out how the organizations will work together on completed, ongoing and potential future Geoscience BC earth science research in Tahltan Territory in northwestern BC. Under the agreement, the TCG and Geoscience BC […]

CLOSED: Energy – Oil & Gas – Requests for Proposals 2019

New Project Continues Ground Movement Potential Assessment for Fort St. John and Dawson Creek Area

  View Presentation from Project Open House Meeting: May 29th, 2019, Dawson Creek Vancouver, BC – May 14, 2019 – Geoscience BC has launched a new project to assess the potential amplification of ground movement associated with earthquakes generated by hydraulic fracturing and fluid injection in an area around Fort St. John and Dawson Creek […]