| Our school has started the dominant discipline innovation platform project. The theme of the project is earth system proecsses and mineral resources and the 6 dominant disciplines are earth shallow system, earth deep system, metal minerals, energy minerals, water resource and methods and techniques. The main contents of this project are 3 bases of earth system processes and mineral resources, including CEEUSRO base, international academic exchange and cooperation base and creative talent cultivation base. Our school is now focusing on the dominant disciplines construction and trying to get remarkable achievements with significant impact in earth science theory innovation and mineral exploration and evaluation. CUGB is attempting to become a first-class international university in the geosciences field.