EGRU Engagement Day 2023

Rydges Southbank Palmer Street, Townsville, Queensland, Australia

EGRU staff and students invite industry, government and research colleagues to join them for EGRU’s Engagement Day on Friday 3rd of November. The Engagement Day is an opportunity for EGRU to provide updates on its research and training initiatives, to hear from our industry and research colleagues, and to discuss future directions for EGRU’s activities. There […]

Postponed Ore Textures & Breccias: Recognition Techniques

Professional Development Short Course Content This three-day course covers the fundamentals of textural observation and interpretation in mineralised hydrothermal systems. The techniques used are simple, highly effective and require no specialised equipment for their implementation. The techniques are also extremely practical in that they generate numerous questions concerning the mineralisation being studied and commonly provide […]

Leapfrog Geo Fundamentals for Students

EGRU is collaborating with Seequent and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) to offer a short course in Leapfrog Geo Fundamentals for students enrolled in full-time Geoscience Honours or Postgraduate study at an Australian* university. The course will be delivered online in 4 x 4 hour sessions over 4 consecutive days. Course Content Getting started […]

QGIS for Mineral Exploration – Introduction to QGIS

Professional Development Short Course Module 1 Prerequisite:  Basic knowledge of GIS What is QGIS? QGIS interface and menus Menu bars, tool bars and panels Selecting features and the attribute panel Basic map making, use of templates and map legends, adding WMS Creating a map and designing a print layout Add map features, grid, scale bar, […]

QGIS for Mineral Exploration – Importing, Managing & Displaying Data

Professional Development Short Course Module 2 Prerequisites:  Completion of Module 1 or previous knowledge of QGIS On-Line Sources for GIS data gov.au, Landgate, DMIRS, Geoscience Australia QuickMapServices plug-in Basic editing skills, selecting data Create points, lines and polygons Importing GPX files Importing SVG and style files, using the QGIS style manager SVG geological pattern fills […]

QGIS for Mineral Exploration – Drillhole, Geochemical & Geophysical Data

Professional Development Short Course Module 3 Prerequisites:  Completion of Module 1 or previous knowledge of QGIS Drill hole display using the Geoscience plugin Geochemical data import, gridding, contouring and display Geophysical data import, basic gridding and display 3D Visualisation using the QGIS2Threejs plugin Detailed course information here. Daily Session Times 10:00am to 2:30pm AEST (Townsville) […]

QGIS for Mineral Exploration – Satellite Data

Professional Development Short Course Module 4 Prerequisites:  Completion of Module 1 or previous knowledge of QGIS Satellite data, data sources, NASA and ESA data portals Download, display and basic processing of ASTER, Landsat and Sentinel 2 data Band combinations for enhancing geology and regolith in satellite imagery Detailed course information here. Daily Session Times 10:00am […]

Exploration Geophysics for Geologists – An Introduction

Daily session times TBD. Professional Development Short Course Module 1 Introduction to Exploration Geophysics A 1.5 day course presented over 3 consecutive days Introduction and comparison of geophysical techniques What to expect from geophysical surveys Companies /  Consultants /  Contractors Sources of existing data Survey planning and logistics Landowners and surveys Health and safety for geophysical surveys […]

Exploration Geophysics for Geologists – Aeromagnetics in Mineral Exploration

Daily session times TBD. Professional Development Short Course Module 2 Aeromagnetics in Mineral Exploration A 1 day course with interpretation exercises, presented over 3 days Introduction to magnetics Aeromagnetic interpretation procedures Typical magnetic signatures:  lithologies, alteration, deposit examples Magnetic modelling: 2D profile modelling, 3D magnetic inversions Incorporating other data sets (gravity, radiometrics, EM, resistivity, satellite imagery) […]

Exploration Geophysics for Geologists – EM & IP in Mineral Exploration

Daily session times TBD. Professional Development Short Course Module 3 Electromagnetics & Induced Polarisation in Mineral Exploration A 1.5 day course presented over 4 days Daily sessions include presentations, time for questions, discussion and review. Introduction to EM – what is it and how does it work? Examples of EM in exploration projects Understanding EM […]

Mineral Exploration Management – Module 1

Daily session times TBD. Professional Development Short Course Module 1 Mineral Exploration Management 2 x half-day sessions presented over 2 consecutive days Tuesday 9 April 2024 Managing Mineral Exploration Introduction The Business of Exploration Topical Issues Principles of Management Wednesday 10 April 2024 Business Development Exploration Strategy Creating New Opportunities Identifying New Opportunities Due Diligence […]

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