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Water Leaders Workshop brings together decision makers for collaboration and learning
December 13, 2023

Legislators, state and federal resource management staff, and other stakeholders gather to share information and ideas.

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Dr. Nelia Dunbar ends tenure as director of the NM Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources
December 13, 2023

Dr. Mike Timmons to take over as bureau director and state geologist

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Bureau scientists in Antarctica uncover climate knowledge frozen in time
November 21, 2023

Bureau scientists study Antarctic volcano to better understand ice sheet behavior and potential climate change impacts

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43rd New Mexico Mineral Symposium recap
November 16, 2023

The annual symposium brings together mineral lovers from New Mexico, the Southwest, and around the globe.

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New Mexico climate change and water impact report receives top national honor
October 25, 2023

Geologists’ association lauds publication that builds scientific foundation for mitigation efforts

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New journal paper uncovers origins of Valles caldera eruptions
October 24, 2023

A recent paper, coauthored by NMBGMR's Matt Zimmerer, examines the changes in magma storage conditions that preceded the caldera-forming eruption.

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NMBGMR director Dr. Nelia Dunbar to be honored for mentoring, outreach
October 23, 2023

Dr. Nelia Dunbar, director of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources and state geologist for New Mexico, will be honored as an outstanding role model and mentor for women who are or are considering becoming scientists and engineers.

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Permian Basin talent pool can lead in carbon capture and storage research and development
October 3, 2023

Dr. Nelia Dunbar, state geologist and director of the New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, co-authored an op-ed in the Albuquerque Journal with Dr. Tramaine Anderson-Silvas, vice president for instruction at Odessa College, highlighting how the energy production talent pool in the Permian Basin is poised to lead the next era of renewable energy.

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Bureau of Geology hosts workshop to advance geothermal development in New Mexico
October 2, 2023

Representatives from national laboratories, universities, the geothermal industry, and the New Mexico legislature gathered to identify barriers to and opportunities for geothermal development in New Mexico.

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Virginia “Ginger” McLemore inducted into New Mexico Mining Hall of Fame
September 27, 2023

NMBGMR's principal economic geologist receives top honor from New Mexico Mining Association.

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