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Book Title: The Art and Science of Resource Estimation

ISBN: 9780980490800

Book Author(s): Jacqui Coombes

Book Publisher: Coombes Capability

Date of Publication: 19 August 2008

Cost: 165 US$

Pages: 245



'The Art and Science of Resource Estimation: a practical guide for geologists and engineers' is jam-packed with practical guidelines, concepts and examples for people working in the mining industry.

This is a resource estimation book for geologists (and interested mining engineers!) where the focus is on conceptual descriptions rather than mathematics. Discussions include:
  • The thinking behind sampling theory and QAQC
  • How to use statistics and statistical plots
  • How to model difficult variograms
  • How to choose an estimation method
  • What are the conditional simulation mechanics
  • How best to choose estimation parameters
  • Validating models
Topic revision: r4 - 13 Aug 2010 16:21:53, theresiafreska
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