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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 […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly eNews | Updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more.

Vancouver – October 18, 2022 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the July to September quarter and provides updates on Geoscience BC projects, research, membership, and more. View Quarterly eNews Update About Geoscience BC Geoscience BC generates independent, relevant, public earth science research and data about British Columbia’s minerals, energy and water resources. […]

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 […]

Geoscience BC Welcomes New Technical Advisory Committee Members

Vancouver, BC – October 6, 2022 – The appointment of six new volunteers to Geoscience BC’s Technical Advisory Committees (TACs) will help to further widen the expertise of groups that identify, plan, develop and review our independent, relevant, and public minerals, energy and water research in British Columbia. Dr. Mary Ann Middleton (EDI Environmental Dynamics […]

New Energy Research is a ‘Significant Step Forward’ in Improving Induced Seismicity Knowledge in Northeast BC

 Vancouver, BC – August 11, 2022 – New research examining the relationship between natural gas development and earthquakes (induced seismicity) in British Columbia’s Northeast Region has identified three key factors that determine earthquake strength, as well as making monitoring data publicly available. Focussing on the region’s Kiskatinaw Seismic Monitoring and Mitigation Area (KSMMA), where much […]

Geoscience BC Quarterly Newsletter | Updates on Geoscience BC membership, research updates and more.

Vancouver – July, 11, 2022 – This quarterly update from Geoscience BC covers the April to June 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 […]

Agenda: Geoscience BC Lunchtime Webinar | July 14, 2022

  If you have an interest in critical minerals and metals, carbon capture and storage or cleaner energy (including geothermal, hydrogen and low carbon intensity natural gas) – and the public geoscience required to inform their development in BC – this webinar is for you. Geoscience BC is evolving fast to meet the changing and […]

Save the date: Geoscience BC Lunchtime Webinar | July 14, 2022

  If you have an interest in critical minerals and metals, carbon capture and storage or cleaner energy (including geothermal, hydrogen and low carbon intensity natural gas) – and the public geoscience required to inform their development in BC – this webinar is for you. Geoscience BC is evolving fast to meet the changing and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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