A multi-disciplinary consortium of research institutes, academics, SMEs, mining companies and civil society organisations.
Delivering project objectives through research, innovation and action.
Exploration across Europe with sites in Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Greece and Kosovo.
The Smart Exploration project focusses on developing cost-effective, environmentally-friendly tools and methods for geophysical exploration, as well as other aspects such as geological and geochemical target vectoring and generations.
All the scientific publications produced by the Smart Exploration team, all of them open-access.
Smart Exploration: Innovative ways of exploring for the raw materials in the EU
Malhemir, A., Holmes, P., Gisselø, P., Socco, L.V., Carvalho, J., Mardsen, P., Verboon, A.O., Loska, M.
Europe has a favourable geology for a wide variety of commodities necessary for improving our modern life sustainably and environmentally friendly. The Smart Exploration initiative answered one of the seven societal challenges offered by the European Innovation Partnership on Raw Materials on new solutions for sustainable production of raw materials – new sensitive exploration technologies.
Smart Exploration: from legacy data to state-of-the-art data acquisition and imaging
Malehmir, A., Donoso, G., Markovic, M., Maries, G., Dynesius, L., Brodic, B.,Pacheco, N., Marsden, P., Bäckström, E., Penney M., and Araujo, V.
During the last decade, and possibly in years to come, mineral exploration geophysics has strongly pushed itself towards developing new instruments and hardware solutions capable of addressing the ever challenging near-mine and brownfield exploration issues. New data will be acquired but higher noise levels and restricted access due to mining activities and infrastructure increase the challenge of acquiring data of sufficient quality to answer key geologic questions and define additional resources.
All the latest news and updates from Smart Exploration.
Join Smart Exploration and Metal Earth projects on February 27, 2020 in Toronto for a full day workshop on Deep Probing Seismics & Electromagnetics for Mineral Exploration! On 27 February Smart Exploration together with the Metal Earth project will present a...
Magdalena is Ph.D. Student at Uppsala University. Her work focuses on high-fold active-source reflection seismic data for deep iron-oxide deposit targeting and high-resolution imaging challenges due to the near-surface conditions. She's been taking part in the...
SkyTEM tested the HTEM prototype at the mine sites of Nordic Iron Ore AB in Sweden in June 2019. Through this video, we are happy to show a small clip of this field work and report that the first results show significant improvement to the current technology....
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Smart Exploration has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.775971