Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2023 Summary of Activities and New Research in 2024

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals and Randy Hughes, Manager, Energy Geoscience BC recently published the Summary of Activities 2023 volume. It contains eleven technical papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and the Geoscience BC Scholarship Program 2023 recipients.   The papers are divided into three sections: 1) Critical Minerals and Metals 2) Cleaner Energy […]

Digging Deep: Update on Collaborative Energy Research – the BC Seismic Research Consortium – November 2023

By: Randy Hughes, Manager Energy & Water This edition of the Digging Deep blog provides updates on the BC Seismic Research Consortium over the past two years and details a 12-month extension of the project.    A previous edition of Digging Deep provides further background. Induced Seismicity Monitoring Passes 10-year Milestone Since 2012, monitoring of induced […]

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 […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC Evolution, Net-Zero Emissions and Partner Alignment

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2022 Energy and Water Research Highlights

By: Randy Hughes, Manager, Energy & Water Geoscience BC released the Summary of Activities 2022: Energy & Water report in January 2023. It contains seven papers for Geoscience BC projects and scholarship recipients. The papers contribute to meeting four strategic objectives from the Geoscience BC Strategic Plan 2018-2022: Identifying New Natural Resource Opportunities Facilitating Responsible […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC 2022 Minerals Research Highlights

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals Geoscience BC recently released the Summary of Activities 2022: Minerals volume, which contains eight papers from ongoing Geoscience BC projects and 2022 Geoscience BC Scholarship Program recipients that are within Geoscience BC’s strategic focus area of minerals. The papers are divided into two sections, based on Geoscience BC’s strategic […]

Digging Deep: Geoscience BC’s Evolution – An Update – November 2022

Geoscience BC is building a sustainable model to attract investment, deliver on economic development and tackle environmental and social challenges. With your help it can succeed.   By: President and CEO Gavin C. Dirom Our society needs more critical minerals and metals; more clean energy; and more proven opportunities to geologically capture and store carbon […]

Digging Deep: Collaborative Water Research – October 2022

By: Randy Hughes BSc, Manager Energy & Water Water Data to Inform Decisions To better inform decision-making on water use in British Columbia’s Northeast Region, additional data is needed regarding water quality and quantity. This is being addressed by the Pilot Collaborative Water Monitoring Program, NortheastBritishColumbia program. Three integrated studies use climate, surface and groundwater […]

Digging Deep – QUEST: 15 years of Attracting Investment and Advancing Mineral Exploration | July 2022

By: Christa Pellett, Vice President, Minerals 2022 marks the 15-year anniversary of the QUEST Project, Geoscience BC’s first major regional, multidisciplinary, multi-partner minerals research program. QUEST introduced a new model for Geoscience BC-supported public geoscience and has had broad and long-reaching effects on geoscience data in the Province of British Columbia. Fifteen years after the […]

Digging Deep: Adaptation, Net-Zero and Partner Alignment | June 2022

By: Stephanie Killam, Chair of the Board and Gavin C. Dirom, President and CEO   This Digging Deep blog is an adaptation of the Chair and CEO Message in Geoscience BC’s Annual Report 2021-2022, which was published in May 2022. The Annual Report 2021-22 is available online or in limited print quantities upon request. View […]