Geology


The findings, published today in the journal Scientific Reports and led by Mines' Alexei Milkov, are the result of a detailed analysis of a large global dataset of the isotopic composition of methane produced from the shale formations.
Loss of groundwater may accelerate drying trends in the eastern U.S., according to new research that applied supercomputing to create the first in-depth model of how groundwater will respond to warming.
Colorado School of Mines researchers are tackling the question of how to meet demand for critical materials from many angles, from policy to production.
Colorado School of Mines geology students and faculty have access to advanced software for structural modeling and restoration, thanks to an educational license gift from Petroleum Experts Ltd. valued
In order to understand the complex processes that control the movement of contaminants and shape the Earth’s surface, scientists increasingly rely on reactive transport models, complex numerical
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