Energy Security Bill factsheet: Licensing of Geological Disposal Facility beneath the seabed

Why are we legislating? A Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) is vital to the successful decommissioning of the UK’s civil nuclear legacy and our new build nuclear power program which will support the Government’s net zero ambitions and its Energy Security Strategy. There is interest from communities in locating a GDF off the coast deep below … Read more

Unusual truck convoy to reveal ancient geological secrets

A slow-moving convoy of trucks will help uncover the origins of ancient supercontinents, by sending vibrations deep into the Earth to build a picture of what lies beneath south-eastern Australia. Since May 2022, vibroseis trucks have been crawling across South Australia, New South Wales and Victoria to collect data which will be used to map … Read more

Geological activity can rapidly change deep microbial communities — ScienceDaily

In the deep subsurface that plunges into the Earth for miles, microscopic organisms inhabit vast bedrock pores and veins. Belowground microorganisms, or microbes, comprise up to half of all living material on the planet and support the existence of all life forms up the food chain. They are essential for realizing an environmentally sustainable future … Read more

Relive History Through This Five-Day Stagecoach Tour of Yellowstone’s Iconic Hotels and Geological Features

Trace the original route of the park’s stagecoach tours to visit iconic hotels and geological features The introduction of the train at Yellowstone National Park prefaced the increase in visitors to America’s first national park, which is celebrating 150 years in 2022. The opening of the Gardiner, Montana, train station in 1902 near the North … Read more

Geological activity can rapidly change deep microbial communities

In the deep subsurface that plunges into the Earth for miles, microscopic organisms inhabit vast bedrock pores and veins. Belowground microorganisms, or microbes, comprise up to half of all living material on the planet and support the existence of all life forms up the food chain. They are essential for realizing an environmentally sustainable future … Read more

Allahabad University team to undertake key geological study in Bundelkhand

A team of Allahabad University (AU) scientists would soon embark on a mission to discover 4000 million year old rocks besides a range of priceless metals and minerals in the rocky terrain of Bundelkhand. Led by eminent geologist Prof Jayanta Kumar Pati of AU’s department of earth and planetary sciences, the team, would undertake the … Read more

Monumental Minerals Geological Team Advances Lithium Brine Project in Chile

July 11, 2022 – TheNewswire – Global Stocks News – On June 29, 2022 – Monumental Minerals (TSXV:MNRL) (FSE:BE5) (OTC:MNMRF) laid out its plans for the next phase of exploration work at the Laguna Blanca lithium (Li) brine and cesium (Cs) sediment project located within the Lithium Triangle in northern Chile. Recent Laguna Blanca … Read more

Monumental Minerals (MNRL.V) Geological Team Advances Lithium Brine Project in Chile

July 11, 2022 – TheNewswire – Global Stocks News – On June 29, 2022 Monumental Minerals (TSXV:MNRL) (FSE:BE5) (OTC:MNMRF) laid out its plans for the next phase of exploration work at the Laguna Blanca lithium (Li) brine and cesium (Cs) sediment project located within the Lithium Triangle in northern Chile. Recent Laguna Blanca sediment samples … Read more

Bids for carbon storage licensing demand critical geological evaluation

Bidding for the UK’s first ever carbon storage licensing round has opened amid a high level of interest. With the regulator expecting strong competition, bidders will have to ensure their bids are of excellent quality in order to secure licenses. The licensing process is anticipated to pave the way for decarbonising large parts of the … Read more