Partners

A multi-disciplinary consortium of research institutes, academics, SMEs, mining companies and civil society organisations.

Deliverables

Delivering project objectives through research, innovation and action.

Test Sites

Exploration across Europe with sites in Sweden, Finland, Portugal, Greece and Kosovo.

About us

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.

Publications

All the scientific publications produced by the Smart Exploration team, all of them open-access.

Peer-Reviewed Articles

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.

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On Journals

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.

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News

All the latest news and updates from Smart Exploration.

Technical Videos

Technical Videos The technical presentations are designed to reach a technical audience interested in getting detailed information on Smart Exploration's methodologies and tools. Besides some video recorded during field works, different series have been designed: the...

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Innovative Posters by YPs

Innovative Posters by YPs "Innovative Posters by YPs” is a video series of exploitation videos with technical content. The Project’s Young Professionals presented their results through a 5-mins poster talks at the Project Meeting in Kuopio, Finland (June 2019). The...

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Rapid Fire Talks by YPs

Rapid Fire Talks by YPs "Rapid Fire Talks by YPs" is a series of exploitation videos with technical content.  The rapid fire talks concept has been used during the project meeting in January 2019 in Athens. Project’s Young Professionals presented their results within...

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info@smartexploration.eu

Smart Exploration has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.775971