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Application of remote sensing and field mapping to a revision of the geology of the Volta Basin

Jordan, Colm; Carney, John; Thomas, Christopher; McDonnell, Paul. 2008 Application of remote sensing and field mapping to a revision of the geology of the Volta Basin. [Lecture] In: Voltain Basin, Ghana Workshop and Excursion, Ghana, 10-17 March 2008. Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, 87-90.

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Abstract/Summary

The British Geological Survey (BGS) is currently working with Fugro Airborne Surveys Pty Ltd on an EU-funded revision of the geology of the Volta and Keta Basins as part of the Mining Sector Support Program (Proj. 8ACP GH 027/13) for the Geological Survey Department (GSD) of Ghana. This geological revision is based on interpretations of airborne and satellite images in conjunction with two field campaigns. The methodology for the project will be summarised here, while the stratigraphical, mineral prospectivity, and database results are presented in later BGS abstracts in this volume, and referred to in the Excursion Guide which is included as an appendix.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Lecture)
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2008 > International Business Development
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: ISBN 9788778712332
Additional Keywords: Remote sensing, Geology, Volta region
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 24 Nov 2008 10:17
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/4931

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