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Phoebe L. Hauff, Douglas C. Peters, David W. Coulter, Matthew A. Sares, David A. Bird, Frederick B. Henderson III, Eric C. Prosh
2006 Journal American Society of Mining and Reclamation  
Hyperspectral, high-resolution remote sensing technology is being used to characterize and map the source mineralogy of ARD, changes in downstream water quality, and the fluvial deposition of mine tailings  ...  Hyperspectral and multispectral remote sensing data were acquired for these areas using airborne and satellite sensors.  ...  This technology demonstration project in the upper Arkansas River basin of Colorado has used hyperspectral remote sensing to characterize the surface mineralogy of the hydrothermally altered areas that  ... 
doi:10.21000/jasmr06020738 fatcat:r2etohhcgzb6hdzkciva664rn4

Monitoring the Extent of Contamination from Acid Mine Drainage in the Iberian Pyrite Belt (SW Spain) Using Hyperspectral Imagery

Asuncion Riaza, Jorge Buzzi, Eduardo García-Meléndez, Veronique Carrère, Andreas Müller
2011 Remote Sensing  
The Andalousia government (Junta de Andalucia) granted entrance to the abandoned mine facilities, former mine staff introduced the mine operation system at the time of exploration, local industries opened  ...  their facilities to access the river.  ...  In addition, hyperspectral mapping of mine tailings from the Sotiel mine in the Iberian Pyrite Belt has been reported [3, 29, 30] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs3102166 fatcat:r4vljweffrd4jih2qwauazijae

Monitoring of superficial contamination produced by massive sulphide mine waste along the Odiel River (Andalusia, Spain) using hyperspectral data

Asuncion Riaza, Veronique Carrere
2009 2009 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
This study will lead to quantitative multi-temporal monitoring capabilities using airborne hyperspectral data. ( 2 ) 2 Spectral Angle Mapper is then used to produce a first estimation of the spectral diversity  ...  A spectral predictive model, developed for the Brukunga Mine in South Australia [9] , will tentatively be applied to generate predictions of surface pH from HyMap imagery, extending the application of  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2009.5417966 dblp:conf/igarss/RiazaC09 fatcat:hf76j6jm5vcpzlib6hrbmcqe64

Using Drone Based Hyperspectral Analysis to Characterize the Geochemistry of Soil and Water

James Robinson, Peter Kinghan
2018 Journal of Geological Resource and Engineering  
SLR Consulting Limited has been developing a methodology to assess the chemistry of soil and surface water using mounted hyperspectral sensors, and to combine these to provide greater accuracy and precision  ...  The studies have shown that the use of drone based hyperspectral sensors provide an excellent potential for the surveying of mining land-use and mining legacy sites.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the support of the SLR Management Team in progressing this applied research initiative and also Stan Flagel (SLR, Anchorage).  ... 
doi:10.17265/2328-2193/2018.04.002 fatcat:m4tygbhctveujjqfe6rkeftxnq

Spaceborne Mine Waste Mineralogy Monitoring in South Africa, Applications for Modern Push-Broom Missions: Hyperion/OLI and EnMAP/Sentinel-2

Christian Mielke, Nina Boesche, Christian Rogass, Hermann Kaufmann, Christoph Gauert, Maarten de Wit
2014 Remote Sensing  
A maximum, absolute model error is used to assess the ability of existing and future multispectral sensors to characterize mine waste via its 900-nm iron absorption feature.  ...  Program), for mapping the spatial extent of these mine waste surfaces.  ...  Acknowledgments We are indebted to USGS, NASA, Stuart Frye and the EO-1 Science Team for kindly providing recent Hyperion and ALI data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs6086790 fatcat:up2moy46ybg5rofd3ejwfl5qe4

Drone-Borne Hyperspectral Monitoring of Acid Mine Drainage: An Example from the Sokolov Lignite District

2018 Remote Sensing  
The mine waste material contains pyrite and its consecutive weathering products, mainly iron hydroxides and oxides. These affect the natural pH values of the Earth's surface.  ...  Remote Sens. 2018, 10, 385 3 of 23 content in surface water from mine tailings [29] .  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10030385 fatcat:ev7bkoleingvja6zdg3qgnl45u

UAS-Based Hyperspectral Environmental Monitoring of Acid Mine Drainage Affected Waters

Hernan Flores, Sandra Lorenz, Robert Jackisch, Laura Tusa, I. Cecilia Contreras, Robert Zimmermann, Richard Gloaguen
2021 Minerals  
These results highlight the capabilities of UAS-based hyperspectral data to monitor water bodies in mining environments, by mapping their hydrogeochemical properties, using few field samples.  ...  This complexity makes the area an ideal test site for the application of hyperspectral mapping to characterize both rivers and better evaluate contaminated water bodies with remote sensing imagery.  ...  H.F. is grateful to Nils Hoth and Marlies Grimmer for their discussions and help with the water analyses at the Mine Water Laboratory of TU Bergakademie Freiberg.  ... 
doi:10.3390/min11020182 fatcat:z4khqao7onfabf23m4eqd3s5ca

Characterization of waste rock associated with acid drainage at the Penn Mine, California, by ground-based visible to short-wave infrared reflectance spectroscopy assisted by digital mapping

Irene C. Montero S., George H Brimhall, Charles N. Alpers, Gregg A. Swayze
2005 Chemical Geology  
The results highlight the high capacity of the pyritic waste to release further acid mine drainage into the environment, as well as the effectiveness of the mapping method to detect subtle changes in surface  ...  Analysis of reflectance spectra of characterized rock samples from the mine helped in gauging the spectral response to particle size and mixtures.  ...  Gratitude is also owed to the East Bay Municipal Utility District for access to the Penn Mine site, and to J. Bishop, A. Thompson, B. Seal and J.L.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2004.06.045 fatcat:ht2z5d7snjd4hbowschreswpey

Imaging Spectroscopy for the Detection, Assessment and Monitoring of Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards

C. Ong, V. Carrère, S. Chabrillat, R. Clark, T. Hoefen, R. Kokaly, R. Marion, C. R. Souza Filho, G. Swayze, D. R. Thompson
2019 Surveys in geophysics  
In this paper, we examine a selection of key case histories representing the state of the art to gain an insight into the achievements and perspectives in the use of visible to shortwave infrared IS for  ...  to efficiently handle, process, integrate and deliver the large volumes of data, and most importantly translating the data to information that meets specific needs of the user community in a form that  ...  distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10712-019-09523-1 fatcat:34fip7yu5rakhntjr6uooqefgm

Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Mining from Exploration to Reclamation: A Review

Sebeom Park, Yosoon Choi
2020 Minerals  
This study contributes to the classification of current UAV applications during the mining process as well as the identification of prevalent UAV types, data acquired by sensors, scales of targeted areas  ...  Over the past decade, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been used in the mining industry for various applications from mineral exploration to mine reclamation.  ...  They used SfM photogrammetry to generate an annual topographic model of the tailings surface, which tracked the displacement of the surface.  ... 
doi:10.3390/min10080663 fatcat:bymeupblz5bslffms4v2vxpvoe

A new tool for variable multiple endmember spectral mixture analysis (VMESMA)

F. J. García‐Haro, S. Sommer, T. Kemper
2005 International Journal of Remote Sensing  
An application of VMESMA on hyperspectral data has been conducted to evaluate the possibilities to map residual sludge and sludge derivatives for two consecutive years with changing land surface conditions  ...  Spectral mixture analysis is a widely used method to determine the sub-pixel abundance of vegetation, soils and other spectrally distinct materials that fundamentally contribute to the spectral signal  ...  Special thanks are due to the anonymous reviewers for their extremely helpful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/01431160512331337817 fatcat:6zytol2cljgirpsldqsvgtuzr4

Plan for an Integrated Human and Environmental Risk Assessment in the S. Domingos Mine Area (Portugal)

R. Pereira, R. Ribeiro, F. Gonçalves
2004 Human and Ecological Risk Assessment  
Domingos mine, a cuprous pyrite mine located in the Southeast Alentejo (Portugal). This study presents the problem formulation phase of the assessment.  ...  Environmental Protection Agency was used to plan the assessment of human and ecological risks posed by the high concentrations of metals scattered in the vicinity of S.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank the anonymous reviewer for his concerned English revision.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10807030490452197 fatcat:k6njf7nikjd73l5k4csodf2p2e

Environmental site characterization for the International Smelter area and Bauer Mill, Utah, using hyperspectral data

D.C. Peters, P.L. Hauff, E.D. Dillenbeck, W.A. Peppin, E.C. Prosh, G.A. Borstad
IGARSS 2001. Scanning the Present and Resolving the Future. Proceedings. IEEE 2001 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (Cat. No.01CH37217)  
Airborne hyperspectral data were acquired for the study areas and classified through image processing to identify mineralogical distributions of interest for waste analysis.  ...  Studies conducted under a National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Earth Observations Commercial Applications Program (EOCAP) project on applications of hyperspectral data to mine and mill  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The following collaborators and cooperators also have been involved in our NASA EOCAP project to various extents, although not necessarily directly in the Bauer and/or  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2001.976137 fatcat:ywxunf63ujhp7agotmponxkka4

Derivation of surface pH-values based on mineral abundances over pyrite mining areas with airborne hyperspectral data (Hymap) of Sotiel-Migollas mine complex, Spain

Zabcic, Natalie, 1979-
NOTICE: The author has granted a nonexclusive license allowing Library and Archives Canada to reproduce, publish, archive, preserve, conserve, communicate to the public by telecommunication or on the Internet  ...  Airborne spectral measurements Airborne hyperspectral survey parameters Airborne hyperspectral data were acquired with the Hymap sensor over the Sotiel-Migollas mine.  ...  the potential of high spatial-resolution hyperspectral Hymap data for detailed mine-tailing characterization and AMD detection through mineral maps and predicted pH maps of the Sotiel-Migollas mine complex  ... 
doi:10.7939/r3-wpv0-dk23 fatcat:kgn7plh2pfhlxmx6foqlznzv24

Identification of As-bearing minerals associated with mine wastes from former metalliferous mines in France using laboratory reflectance spectra

V. Carrère
2006 Wit Transactions on Ecology and The Environment   unpublished
Arsenopyrite-rich wastes from former metalliferous mines in the Massif Central Region, France, contribute, through intensive leaching, to the formation of thin layers of As-Fe crusts on the tailing surfaces  ...  The aim of this study is to assess the potential of hyperspectral remote sensing in this particular environment (small outcrops, important leaching process, vegetated environment).  ...  Only the surface was scraped in order to be representative of what can be observed by field or airborne hyperspectral instruments.  ... 
doi:10.2495/geo060381 fatcat:iyaauiu7urgmppgyr7dvllbu5i
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