651-4036-00L  Field Excursion Module Mineral Resources

SemesterFrühjahrssemester 2016
DozierendeA. Quadt Wykradt-Hüchtenbruck, T. Driesner, C. A. Heinrich
Periodizitätjährlich wiederkehrende Veranstaltung
LehrspracheEnglisch
KommentarOnly for Earth Sciences MSc.

Number of participants limited to 20.


KurzbeschreibungExcursion to areas of active and past mining activity and practical industry courses. Mapping relations between regional/local geology and ore deposit formation in the field and in active mines. Insight into the work of mine and exploration geologists, including geophysical measurements, geochemical data handling, economic evaluation, etc.
LernzielUnderstand the regional and local geology as a framework for ore deposit formation. Discuss actual ore deposits and their position within this framework during mine visits. Study similarities and differences between processes leading to the formation of different ore deposit types. Obtain insight into challenges linking economic geology and mining with social and environmental constraints.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesCourse plans changing through the years. Subscribe through MyStudies once; depending on the rolling 2-year program, it is possible to obtain credits by combination of several excursions and courses.