Bureau of Economic Geology


  • 2020 COVID19 Information Technology response
    March 24, 2020
    In the midst of the unexpected and dramatic change that has come with COVID-19, the Bureau’s Information Technology team has stepped up to ensure a relatively seamless transition to a new IT model utilizing remote connections.
  • 2020 BEG Family
    March 19, 2020
    The Bureau of Economic Geology is doing its part to mitigate the spread of the virus and to keep its team of researchers and staff safe.
  • 2020 Subsurface Water and Energy Laboratory
    March 11, 2020
    To focus the Bureau’s future water research and bring its extensive expertise and resources in the field to bear on addressing current water issues as they relate to the water/energy nexus, the Bureau hopes to launch a new research consortium—the Subsurface Water and Energy Laboratory (SWEL).
  • 2020 Allan Standen showing the scouts minerals and fossils
    February 28, 2020
    Boy Scout Troop 31 recently visited the Bureau to learn more about careers in geoscience, explore important concepts such as topographic maps, minerals, carbon capture, and groundwater/surface-water interactions through hands-on activities.  The group also toured the Bureau’s renovated Core Research Center and Stoneburner Family Rock Garden.
  • 2020 AEC Best Paper Award
    February 18, 2020
    Mohsen Ahmadian and David Chapman of the Bureau’s Advanced Energy Consortium (AEC) coauthored a groundbreaking paper which has won the 2019 Best Paper of the Year Award from the Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics.

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