Probabilistic Models for the Optimal Detection of Ore Deposits by Airborne and Ground Exploration Programs

  • T. K. Wignall
  • J. De Geoffroy


The principal aim of field programs is to collect information which will lead to the detection of mineral deposits. There are two approaches to the detection problem: one is direct and the other one indirect; they are used simultaneously or sequentially to best advantage.


Detection Probability Grid Spacing Geophysical Survey Probability Table Vertical Depth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Wignall
    • 1
  • J. De Geoffroy
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GuamMangilaoGuam
  2. 2.GeostatisticsEdenAustralia

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