Date(s) - Tuesday, 22/09/2020 - Wednesday, 23/09/2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- New Zealand
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Exploration Geochemistry: Module 2 – Exploratory Data Analysis using ioGAS
22 & 23 September 2020
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEST
This comprehensive short course consists of three stand-alone modules each presented over two half days. Participants in Modules 2 and 3 will be provided with a temporary license for ioGAS.
The course is designed for mineral exploration professionals and geology postgraduate students wanting continuing professional development in exploration and applied geochemistry.
The short courses involve lectures to introduce concepts but will be interspersed with short practical exercises to reinforce some of the strategies and methods.
Module 1 of the course would also be suitable for database professionals wishing to know more about the collection of geochemical data and the assessment of its quality, as well as for more seasoned geologists wishing to review recent advances in the collection, analysis, QA/QC and management of data.
The short course modules will be presented by Dr Dennis Arne, who has over 30 years’ experience in geology and applied geochemistry globally. Dennis has overseen regional geochemical exploration programs in the Yukon, Nunavut and northern Quebec in Canada, the USA, eastern Australia, Suriname, Sudan and Laos.
Professional Development hours per module: 7 Hours
(Participation in this event may contribute to meeting Continued
Professional Development (CPD) requirements of
Module 2 – Exploratory Data Analysis using ioGAS
This module will introduce a structured approach to both univariant and multivariant exploratory data analysis of geochemical data in ioGAS. A key focus of the approach will be the attribution of geochemical data with a variety of metadata for process discovery. Participants will need to download a trial version of ioGAS a few days prior to the start of this module and will be provided with a temporary licence.
The first part of this module, on 22 September, will be immediately preceded by an optional one-hour session – Introduction to ioGAS – for those unfamiliar with the software.
Further Information and Registration – Read the full course details, link to registration and cancellation policy
Dr Dennis Arne
Dennis was Managing Director and Principal Consultant – Geochemistry of CSA Global Canada until late 2017, General Manager and Principal Consultant – Geochemistry for Revelation Geoscience (purchased by CSA Global in 2012), Principal Consulting Geochemist with ioGlobal (now Reflex Geochemistry) and formerly Senior Geochemist with Geoscience Victoria (now Geological Survey of Victoria, Australia). He is currently director and principal consulting geochemist at Telemark Geosciences and an independent contractor with CSA Global. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, a Fellow and President of the Association of Applied Geochemists, is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (Geochemistry) in Australia and a registered Professional Geoscientist in British Columbia, Canada.
Course Schedule/More Details
|Module 1||15 & 16 September 2020 4pm to 8pm|
|Module 2||22 & 23 September 2020 4pm to 8pm|
|Module 3||29 & 30 September 2020 4pm to 8pm|
(other time zone start times – see below)
Fee per Module ($AU, incl. GST)
|Student||Email Judith.email@example.com to register your interest|
*Registration available per module.
- There are limited places per module in order to facilitate practical exercises and interaction – register early.
- Payment is required at time of registration to secure your place
- Before each module, registrants will receive further course information and the ZOOM link to join the course.
- Only registrants will be able to access the course.
- Participants will be issued with a Certificate of Participation
Time Zone Information