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EO-MINERS final scientific and technical conference

October 10 – 11, 2013,
Versailles, France

 

Programme – Day 1 (10 October 2013)

From 14:00         Coffee & Registration

Session 1: Introduction and project context

15:00-15.05        Welcome address by BRGM
Stephane Chevrel, EO-MINERS Coordinator, French Geological Survey, BRGM

15:05-15:10        Welcome address by University of Versailles St Quentin
n.n., University

15:10-15:15         The EO-MINERS project in FP7

Stephane Chevrel, BRGM

15:15-15:25         Mining activity and its impacts

Host Hejny, Mineral Industry Research Organisation

15:25-15:35         Recent EU raw material policies and initiatives – the role of Geological Surveys

Jean Claude Guillaneau, Head of GeoResource Directorate, BRGM

15:35-15:50         The EO-MINERS project - a general overview
Stéphane Chevrel., BRGM

15:50-16:10         Policy assessment and indicator development

Dominic Wittmer, Wupperthal Institute for Climate, Energy and Environment

Eberhard Falck, University of Versailles St Quentin

16:10-16:35         From indicators to EO-based integrated products

Colm Jordan, British Geological Survey

16:35-16:50         A review of relevant data acquired and used during the project course

Review of relevant data Sokolov Czech

Veronika Kopackova, Czech Geological Survey

Review of relevant data Mumalanga South Africa

ERT surveys carried out

Henk Coetzee, South African Council for Geoscience

Review of relevant data Kyrgyzstan Makmal

Ernis Kylychbaev, Central Asian Institute for Applied Geoscience

16:50                     Poster session and ice-breaking reception at the University foyer

 

  

Programme – Day 2 (11 October 2013)

 

Session 2: The EO-MINERS product development

09:30-09:50         EO data preprocessing standards and quality assessment

Christian Fischer, German Aerospace Center

Eyal Ben Dor, University of Tel Aviv

09:50-10:05        Assessment of forest health using hyperspectral data, example in Czech Republic
Veronika Kopackova, Czech Geological Survey

10:05-10:20        Mapping change detection from hyperspectral data, example in Czech Republic
Eyal Ben Dor, University of Tel Aviv

10:20-10:35         Mapping soil pH and dissolved Fe content in waters from hyperspectral data, example in Czech Republic

                                Veronika Kopackova, Czech Geological Survey

10:35-10:50         Mineral mapping of a mining area from VNIR – SWIR and TIR hyperspectral data, example in Czech Republic

Christoph Ehrler, Derek Rogge, Christian Fischer, German Aerospace Center

Eyal Ben Dor, University of Tel Aviv

 

10:50-11:10         Coffee break

11:10-11:25        In situ methods for detecting the atmospheric dust emissions from mining and smelting activities – examples for Czech Republic, South Africa and Kyrgyzstan

Gorazd Zibret, Geological Survey of Slovenia

11:25-11:40         Mapping urban footprint from SAR imagery, example from South Africa

Christian Fischer, Thomas Esch, German Aerospace Center

11:40-11:55         Exploitation of DEMs to model potential surface water contamination and mud flow extension , examples from Czech Republic, South Africa and Kyrgyzstan

Vincent Mardhel, Olivier Rouzeau, Stéphane Chevrel, BRGM

11:55-12:10        Applying LiDAR data to the management of the ingress of water into coal mines in Mpumalanga

Henk Coetzee, South African Council for Geoscience

Vincent Mardhel, BRGM

12:10-12:25         Surface temperature anomalies related to underground coal fires, example from South Africa

Christian Fischer, Gregoire Kerr German Aerospace Agency

Henk Coetzee, South African Council for Geoscience

12:25-12:40         Use of instrumental data for mapping environmental impacts

Ernis Kylychbaev, Karabek Uzakbaev, Central Asian Institute for Applied Geoscience

Galina Cheban, Kyrgyzaltyn

12:40-14:00         Lunch

 

Session 3: Presentations by invited scientists and panel discussion

14:00-14:20         Discussion about the EO-MINERS products developments. Recommendations by invited scientists.

Moderated by Stephane Chevrel, BRGM

14:20- 14:40:      Minerals in GEO – GEOSS, the contribution of EO-MINERS

Stéphane Chevrel, BRGM

Stuart Marsh, BGS

14:40- 15:00:      Mineral map of Australia from ASTER mosaics

Cindy Ong, CSIRO, Australia

 

15:00- 15:20:      Show cases in Australia

Cindy Ong, CSIRO, Australia

15:20- 15:40:      Acid mine drainage in South Africa: Applications of EO products and the EO-MINERS experience

Henk Coetzee, South African Council for Geoscience

 

15:40-16:00         Coffee break

16:00-16:45         Panel discussion, towards Horizon 2020

16:45-17:00         Workshop Wrap-up and Conclusions
Stephane Chevrel, EO-MINERS Coordinator, French Geological Survey, BRGM