Mineral Resources in Space and Time

04-GEO-RE3

Lecturer

Hartwig Frimmel

ECTS

5 ECTS

 

Aim

The students obtain basic, up-to-date insights into the geology of mineral deposits on the basis of concrete examples. Furthermore they obtain the ability to classify known and new mineral deposits/occurrences in a genetic way, thus laying the foundation for optimising future exploitation and exploration strategies.

 

Content

The course provides an overview of the multitude of mineral deposits – essential georesources for the sustainable utilization of planet Earth. In particular, processes that can lead to the economic concentration of mineral resources will be discussed using examples of major deposit types. This includes magmatic, hydrothermal and sedimentary processes that resulted in the formation of economically viable deposits of ore minerals, solid fuels and industrial minerals.

 

Coding

Coding examples and individual work will be covered

Software

Various software programs will be used, but mainly OpenSource software such as R.

Techniques

Different techniques will be introduced and practically applied.

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Content

The content of scientific with regard to the audience will be discussed.

General Course News and Updates

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Internship and Inno Lab Presentations

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MSc defense by Luisa Wagner

MSc defense by Luisa Wagner

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MSc defense by Jana Maier

MSc defense by Jana Maier

On Tuesday 10th of January at 2:30 pm Jana will defend her M.Sc. thesis "Anticipating a Risky Future – Deep Neural Networks for Predictive Exposure Modeling". From the abstract: "Anticipating future geospatial population distribution is essential for numerous...

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EAGLEs visit DLR EOC

EAGLEs visit DLR EOC

After a long break due to covid we resumed the EAGLE visit of DLR EOC. Many EAGLEs from the current generation and quite some of the past (covid) generations joined this event and listened to many talks by DLR researchers. Some of the presenters were even former...

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Social event in the boulder gym

Social event in the boulder gym

Last week we spend a few hours in the boulder hall to enjoy a day without courses, do some climbing and have plenty of time to chat. Many EAGLEs from the current and old generations joint us as well as many lecturer. Beside the social event we also collected Lidar...

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MSc defense Caroline Busse

MSc defense Caroline Busse

On Tuesday 22nd of November at 1pm we will have the MSc thesis defense by Caroline on "Change Detection using Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 Time Series: A Comparison of Models for the Detection of Forest Disturbances." from the abstract: "Forests provide essential...

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New EAGLE Earth Observation professors

New EAGLE Earth Observation professors

We are very happy to welcome two new professors within the EAGLE M.Sc. program! Prof. Dr. Hannes Taubenböck and Prof. Dr. Tobias Ullmann will strengthen the urban remote sensing and radar earth observation within the EAGLE program. Various new courses are already...

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MSc defense by Larissa Gorzawski

MSc defense by Larissa Gorzawski

On Wednesday 5th of October at 2pm Larissa will present her M.Sc. thesis "Deep transfer learning on street-level imagery for classification of seismic building types in Lima, Peru". From the abstract: "Comprehensive exposure models for seismic risk assessment require...

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