GAC-MAC-IAH 2020 Abstract Submission Deadline Jan. 28

This year, the annual conference of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (Canadian National Chapter) will be held jointly with the Geological Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada (GAC-MAC). It will take place in Quebec City, from May 12-15, 2019. We would like to invite you to submit an abstract to the session “Unifying international research forces to unlock geothermal resource” integrated in the theme Resources, Energy and Environment.

Newly Discovered Cave in Wells Gray Park, BC

© John Pollack

© John Pollack

Geothermal Canada President, Dr. Catherine Hickson, was instrumental in the confirmation of the newly discovered cave in Wells Gray Park, British Columbia.  GC is pleased to be able to host the full resolution videos taken during the exploration and two 3 dimensional spatially accurate images created by John Pollack. 


© Catherine Hickson

© John Pollack

© John Pollack

Hydroshearing and Hydrofracturing - What's the Difference?

Understanding hydroshearing and hydrofracturing is fundamental for EGS development and, arguably, for conventional production as well.  The key to maximizing well production understanding the stress field for new wells to enable and enhance flow.

Maurice Dessault, a teacher and researcher in the University of Waterloo, has composed a short summary explaining hydroshearing and hydrofracturing which can be read here.

27th IUGG General Assembly, July 8-18, 2019

The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG) General Assembly held in Montreal, QC from July 8-18, 2018 features public lectures, keynote Union lectures and a wide variety of themed sessions.

The International Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth’s Interior (IASPEI) is hosting a sessions with a topic of heat flow and geothermal energy.

Abstracts are being accepted soon-

Mount Meager Research Opportunities: Oct 13 in Vancouver

As a researcher or industry professional who has worked on or has a particular interest in Mount Meager volcano and/or geothermal systems, The Vancouver Volcanology Studies Group and Geothermal Canada invite you to participate in a symposium entitled: Mount Meager Research Opportunities, being held on October 13th from 8:30 am to 5 pm in SFU’s Harbour Centre campus,  downtown Vancouver. For those of you who cannot make the trip down, we will be setting up a web conferencing solution and doing our best to accommodate you from afar!