Search by type of event:
Search by field of activities:
Would you like to feature your geosciences event in our calendar? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
- This event has passed.
Exploration Geochemistry – EGRC Professional Development Course
September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 5:00 pm
This comprehensive 3-module short course (presented as 6 x 3.5 hr teaching days) is designed for geology graduate students and mineral exploration professionals looking for continuing professional development in exploration and applied geochemistry. Module 1 of the course would also be suitable for database professionals wishing to know more about the collection of geochemical data and the assessment of its quality, as well as for more seasoned geologists wishing to review recent advances in the collection, analysis, QA/QC and management of data.
The short courses involve Powerpoint lectures to introduce concepts but will be interspersed with short practical exercises to reinforce some of the strategies and methods. Examples will be drawn from publicly available data sources from Canada, Australia and Sudan, with detailed data sets from the central Victorian goldfields used for data integration exercises. The aim of the complete 3-day short course series is to equip the participants to confidently design, implement and interpret diverse data sets from geochemical exploration programs while ensuring “fit for purpose” data quality and data management.
EFG members benefit from reduced registration fees.
|Module 1 – 15 & 16 September – Data Acquisition, Quality Assessment and Management
|Module 2 – 22 & 23 September – Exploratory Data Analysis using ioGAS
The first part of this module, on 22 September, will be immediately preceded by an optional one-hour session – Introduction to ioGAS – for those unfamiliar with the software.
|Module 3 – 29 & 30 September – Integration of Geochemical, Mineralogical and Geological Data