Geological mapping

Geological mapping

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20/03/2018 10:22 am

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GAF

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ESA has recently supported a pan-African initiative to collect, interpret and disseminate satellite information on geology and mineral resources. Through this ESA-funded activity, the German geo-information company GAF assisted the African Mineral Geoscience Initiative (AMGI) with satellite-based information. The aim of AMGI is to catalogue Africa’s geology and mineral resources. As this example of Namibia shows, data from the Copernicus Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 missions, as well as data from other satellites such as NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission and the US WorldView-3 mission were used to map the area.

Read full story: Sentinels helping to map for minerals

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