electromagnetic and potential-field methods
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.
Smart Exploration Officially Completed – but it’s not a Farewell!
18 February 2021 was the date of the Project Evaluation Meeting in which our project partners presented the results of Smart Exploration to the European Commission, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) and the external evaluators. This...
Prototypes Series In this webinar, we propose methods which allow the effective use of surface waves in the challenging and noisy environments of mineral exploration. The methods are applicable on 2D and 3D schemes, active- and passive-source seismic data, and are...
Webinars A series of webinars jointly organised by EAGE and Smart Exploration is taking place now! Each webinar will be covering one among the most relevant topics within the project and is scheduled twice to accommodate two different time zones globally....
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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