Showing 'Geology' News

Jan
21
2016

Mines to study geothermal energy possibilities for southwest Colorado town

GOLDEN, Colo., Jan. 21, 2016 – Colorado School of Mines, the Colorado Geological Survey and the Colorado Energy Office are partnering on a site-specific economic analysis of low-temperature direct-use geothermal energy for the town of Rico, located Press Release
Jan
07
2016

Mines graduate student writes children’s book to expose girls to STEM

Geology graduate student Rania Eldam started brainstorming the idea for a children’s book two years ago at an Association for Women Geoscientists meeting. “We don’t see many children’s book series where little girls are the main characters and aren’ News
Oct
30
2015

Mines groundwater research looks at tectonic stress

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 30, 2015 – Research co-authored by Colorado School of Mines Associate Professor Kamini Singha that impacts the understanding of how tectonic stresses affect weathering, appears in the Oct. 30 issue of Science magazine. Co- Press Release
Oct
16
2015

Colorado Geological Survey awarded $500k for high-resolution mapping of geologic hazards in Mesa County

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 16, 2015 – The Colorado Geological Survey (CGS) received $500,000 in matching funds through the U.S. Geological Survey’s 3D Elevation Program to collect high-resolution Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) data over Mesa County, a Press Release
Sep
08
2015

3 reasons your GE professor is into more than just rocks

“What is it you think you’re gonna find? Boredom sets into the boring mind.”  - Lars Ulrich, Metallica Weimer Distinguished Chair and Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology professor Lesli Wood isn’t a Metallica fan, but uses the song lyrics to explain News
Sep
07
2015

Colorado Geological Survey publishes study on West Salt Creek landslide

GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 7, 2015 – On May 25, 2014, the longest landslide in Colorado history devastated the small agricultural community surrounding West Salt Creek in Mesa County. Three people perished when a saturated hillside gave way and a massive Press Release
Aug
19
2015

Million dollar donation elevates research for Colorado School of Mines geology lab

GOLDEN, Colo., Aug. 19, 2015 — The Colorado School of Mines Department of Geology and Geological Engineering has teamed up with global scientific instrument supplier Tescan, to build one of the most advanced geosciences research laboratories in the Press Release
Jul
24
2015

Mines students help explain geology in Ansel Adams exhibit at Foothills Art Center

GOLDEN, Colo., July 24, 2015 – You know the saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words.” So imagine only having one hundred words to explain a photograph. That was the case for six students, who as part of their final project in ‘Photography, Press Release
May
20
2015

New exhibit at state Capitol highlights Colorado’s mineral treasures

DENVER, Colo., May 20, 2015 – From the Gold Rush and frontier mining days to the energy needs of the present day, a new exhibit at the Colorado state Capitol building curated by the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum highlights some of the Press Release
Sep
23
2014

Mines Geology Museum restores 1930s murals

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum has been working on restoring six murals dating back to the 1930s, after the museum suffered ceiling damage from heavy rains in Sept. 2013. Museum director, Bruce Geller, collaborated with a team of art News

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