Geology


The new Center for Mining Sustainability will address the environmental and societal concerns surrounding small-scale mining and promote the practice in a way that sustains the industry, supports local economies and minimizes environmental impacts.
A rare lizard fossil with extremely well-preserved skin – and a tiny fossilized gnat keeping it company – is now on display at the Mines Museum of Earth Science . The specimen was discovered somewhere
U.S. natural gas resources are at an all-time high, according to the latest biennial assessment from the Potential Gas Committee (PGC) . The U.S. possessed a total technically recoverable resource
The National Ground Water Association’s Groundwater Foundation has named Reed Maxwell, Professor of Hydrology at Colorado School of Mines, its 2020 Henry Darcy Distinguished Lecturer in Groundwater
Wendy Bohrson has been named the head of the Geology and Geological Engineering Department at Colorado School of Mines. She joins Mines from Central Washington University, where she spent the past 20
Alexander Gysi, assistant professor of lithogeochemistry in the Department of Geology and Geological Engineering at Colorado School of Mines, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER
Reed Maxwell, Rowlinson Professor of Hydrology at Colorado School of Mines, has been elected as a fellow of the American Geophysical Union . An honor given to no more than 0.1 percent of AGU’s total
Streams, lakes and rivers in western Nebraska, western Kansas, eastern Colorado and other parts of the High Plains have been particularly hard hit by groundwater pumping, the scientists found. “This
A team of graduate students from Colorado School of Mines took first place in the Rocky Mountain section of the Imperial Barrel Award Program , earning a spot in the world finals this May. More than
A show-stopping collection of minerals valued at $3.2 million has been donated to the Mines Geology Museum . The 27 specimens — remarkable for their pristine condition, color and crystal form — come