Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Earth Sciences School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Delivery mode

Internal

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 2 Practical or Laboratory hours

Prerequisite

ERTH3001

Assessment methods

Practical classes exercise and final report

Course coordinator

Dr Andrew Vigar

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

Ore Body Modelling introduces advanced students from Geology, Geophysics, Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, and Environmental Sciences to basic sampling theory; concept of resource, reserve, grade, cut-off grade, nugget effect, etc.; statistical and numerical methods; basic computational tools and statistical packages (Datamine, Gemcor, Surpac, Vulcan, etc.) used in the Australian and global mining industries; and the basic codes on reporting and uncertainty in geological evaluation (VALMIN and JORC codes).

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile