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  • 2016 Eric Potter JSG Award
    February 19, 2016
    Bureau associate director Eric Potter was honored by the Jackson School of Geosciences (JSG) for his “outstanding service to a unit, the School, the University, or the profession.” The award recognizes 15 years of leadership in building cooperation and camaraderie, and motivating his staff to conduct and publish exceptional research.
  • 2016 JSG
    February 12, 2016
    A 10-year-anniversary research symposium hosted by JSG in January celebrated both the creation of the Jackson School of Geosciences and its visionary founders Jack and Katie Jackson. 
  • 2016 HRC viewing room
    February 5, 2016
    To provide access to more core for more geoscientists, explorationists, and students, the Bureau recently partnered with Occidental Petroleum (OXY) to begin renovations at the Houston Researach Center's Core Layout and Viewing Area.  
  • 2016 lidar survey of Colorado River basin
    January 29, 2016
    In early January, Bureau airborne-imaging researchers conducted a field mission to survey the lower basin of the Colorado River, bordering the states of Arizona and California. more...
  • 2016 Core Research Building
    January 22, 2016
    A crew began coring in the Bureau’s front yard to determine the ability of the rocks underlying the site to withstand the weight of the construction of the Bureau’s new Core Research Building. “We’re well into the process for eventually breaking ground and getting this building built,” said Jay Kipper, associate director of the Bureau. more...

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