Geoscience BC

New project results provide expert knowledge about Kootenay-Boundary mineral potential

New paper interprets low-angle faulting near the world-class Sullivan zinc, lead and silver deposit.

Researchers exploring new water-based method for testing met-coal samples

A new method of testing exploration coal samples could not only be less harmful to the environment, it could also result in a more accurate assessment of how economically viable coal projects are.

New method for cleaning coal could help determine economic viability of coal projects

A new method for cleaning metallurgical coal to verify coal quality for coke making could replace a widely-used chemical-based process leading to a more accurate assessment of the economic viability of coal projects.

Geoscience BC releases comprehensive guide for BC communities on development of direct-use geothermal

Geoscience BC today released its Direct-Use Geothermal Roadmap, a comprehensive guide for communities and businesses to help them evaluate and develop local geothermal energy projects to stimulate economic development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Geoscience BC receives $5 million in new funding for mineral, water and energy earth science

Firm will launch its largest airborne magnetic survey this summer in west-central BC.

Tree-top sampling program may help uncover new mineral deposits in B.C.

Geoscience BC is looking at whether concentrations of trace amounts of metals found in trees could lead prospectors to the next big mineral discovery.

Geoscience BC day is October 8

Highlighting a decade of our geoscience contributions to British Columbia.