Understanding of modern ore deposit exploration methods, with special regard to recent developments in the field, and deep ore bodies.
Výstupy z učení
Students will be able to:
- assess issues related to modern mineral exploration
- assess methods of mineral exploration of deep ore bodies
Three talks on ore exploration topics:
1. Future Exploration
2. Discovery Challenges with Deeper Ore Bodies
3. Discovery of Kencana epithermal Au deposit)
Three lectures (3 x 1 hour)
Dan Wood is an exploration geologist who graduated with BSc (Hons) and MSc degrees from the University of Queensland, Australia. He retired from corporate mineral exploration in late-2008, after 24 years with BHP and almost 18 years with Newcrest Mining where, from the mid-1990s, he led its exploration team as Executive General Manager Exploration. Newcrest was judged by Metals Economics Group of Canada as the world’s most successful gold explorer, 1992-2005.
Recently, he was Director of the W.H.Bryan Mining and Geology Research Centre, University of Queensland, where he is an adjunct professor and member of the Centre’s Advisory Board. He is also a non-executive Director of the Highlands Pacific Group, a Resource Industry Ambassador for the State of Queensland, Fellow of the SEG, member of the Geological Society of Australia, and joint-recipient of its Joe Harms Medal for discovering the Cadia gold-copper deposits. In 2013 he was given the Robert M. Dreyer Award by the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration in the United States, and the Thayer Lindsley Award by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. He was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) in 2015 for distinguished service to the mining and resource industry.
Předmět je dovoleno ukončit i mimo zkouškové období.
Předmět je vyučován jednorázově.
Poznámka k periodicitě výuky: Bude otevřen v jarním semestru 2017/2018.
Výuka probíhá blokově.
Poznámka k četnosti výuky: Pondělí 7. května 2018.