Glass – Lesson 9. Mine tailing ponds

Lesson 9. Mine tailing ponds

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 World wide there are hundreds of thousands of mine tailing ponds, some well maintained, others abandoned and not well documented. The first step in monitoring the risk from such ponds is to locate them all. This lesson shows how to select suitable satellite data, apply masks and designing the first step towards a tool to automatically locate mine tailing ponds in large remote areas based on Earth Observation data.

Suitable for university students or continued professional development training (intermediate level).

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