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JOURNAL: 2020, 2(38), p. 77-85

HEADING: Study and development of nature resources of the Arctic

AUTHORS: Volkov A.V., Galyamov A.L., Belousov P.E., Wolfson A.A.

ORGANIZATIONS: Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of RAS

DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2020-2-77-85

UDC: 553.411(571.56-18)

The article was received on: 08.04.2020

Keywords: Arctic zone, remote sensing, space technologies, gravimetric space survey, Earh crust, upper mantle, metallogenic analysis, global model

Bibliographic description: Volkov A.V., Galyamov A.L., Belousov P.E., Wolfson A.A. Application of space technologies in metallogenic analysis of the Russian Arctic territory. Arctic: ecology and economy, 2020, no. 2(38), pp. 77-85. DOI: 10.25283/2223-4594-2020-2-77-85. (In Russian).


Today, cosmonautics is, first, research in fundamental science, which in turn creates applied technologies. This article discusses the space technologies applied in metallogenic analysis. The authors identify several areas: multispectral imagery (ASTER, Landsat, etc.), the development of global models of the deep structure of the Earth crust and upper mantle (based on GOCE); visualization of metallogenic data. The authors believe that space technologies are extremely important for metallogenic analysis. The use of space technologies is also important for forcasting new deposits of strategic metals in remote, poorly studied areas of the Russian Arctic.

Finance info: The article was prepared in the framework of the IGEM RAS State Task: Metallogeny of ore districts of volcanoplutonic and folded orogenic belts in the North-East of Russia.


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