Date(s) - Tuesday, 29/09/2020 - Wednesday, 30/09/2020
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm AEST
29 & 30 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.
(Participation in this event may contribute to meeting Continued
Professional Development (CPD) requirements of
This module builds upon the use of ioGAS to integrate geochemical, mineralogical and geological data. Participants should either have completed Module 2 of the series or have some experience in use of the software. Mineralogical data included in the practical sessions includes XRD, hyperspectral and normative mineralogy. Geological data to be integrated includes information on alteration and lithology from field mapping or core logging.
Further Information and Registration – Read the full course details, link to registration and cancellation policy
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.
|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.firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest|
*Registration available per module.