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.
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).
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.
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.