NEWS & EVENTS

PACIFIC at the virtual EGU21 on 29th April!

The H2020 PACIFIC and the INFACT projects will co-convene a scientific session at the virtual EGU21 on Thursday 29th April 2021, 15:30-17:00 CEST. This virtual PICO session (ERE5.4) will be dedicated to Mineral exploration for the XXI Century and will feature...

PACIFIC at the SIT4ME workshop on 10-11 November 2020

Nick Arndt (Sisprobe) successfully delivered a talk on "Passive Seismic Methods for Mineral Exploration and Tailings Dam Monitoring" at the SIT4ME workshop on 10-11 November 2020. The workshop was aimed to showcase and discuss a broad view of the new approaches in the...

Behavioural science meets mineral exploration!

The key goal of the PACIFIC project is to develop mineral exploration methodologies that are kinder to our planet. However, the success of exploration today depends not only on the technology, but also on how mining activities are explained to our communities and how...

Can mining make the world a greener place?

This is the question asked by the Horizon 2020 research projects PACIFIC and INFACT which co-organise an event hosted by the Natural History Museum of London on 3 and 4 December. The virtual event is thought as a discussion platform where personalities with diverse...

PACIFIC at Mineral Exploration Symposium

The Mineral Exploration Symposium took place on the 17th of September 2020. This virtual event, organized by The European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE), and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the EC brought...

Great Debate at EGU2020

PACIFIC partners, Aoife Braiden (GSI) and Nick Arndt (Sisprobe) are co-chairing a European Geosciences Union Great Debate this Friday at 2pm on mineral resources, sustainability and the circular economy. Speakers will include: - Karen Hanghøj: Director of British...

PACIFIC at PDAC 2020

Between 1-4 March, PACIFIC participated in the 2020 meeting of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) that was held in Toronto, Canada. A partner of PACIFIC assisted at the large and very impressive EU booth and Nicholas Arndt (Sisprobe) gave a...

Winter school on sustainable mineral exploration

Funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the University of Grenoble and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, PACIFIC and INFACT are studying the social acceptance of mining-related activities while developing mineral exploration technologies that...

Learn more about the environmental impact of PACIFIC

During the project, the PACIFIC consortium will assess the risks for the environment of technologies and models developed and tested. The results will be presented in regular reports, which will be communicated to the public at large. The first report is now...

Post-Doc position open in PACIFIC H2020 project

Post-Doc position open in PACIFIC: Check the offer below!   "Multi-array passive seismic imaging technique" https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/423032Université Grenoble Alpes is one of the world's leading universities specializing in Earth science (ranked 3rd in...

Report on PACIFIC’s workshop in Marathon

The first PACIFIC workshop was held at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay (Ontario, Canada) on 12-13 June 2019, followed by a one-day excursion to the Marathon exploration site on 14 June. The general theme was the ambient noise (or passive) seismic method, as applied...

Surroundings of the

Marathon deposit in Canada

PACIFIC Final Events on 27-28 October 2021: Registration open!

Passive seismic techniques for environmentally friendly and cost efficient mineral exploration The PACIFIC final events consist in: The PACIFIC Symposium on 27 October 2021 (all...

PACIFIC Final Events at Universite Grenoble Alpes: SAVE THE DATE !

Funded by the European Commission and coordinated by the Universite Grenoble Alpes, PACIFIC is a research project in the field of mineral exploration. The project aims at...

PACIFIC presented at a virtual seminar organised by Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada

At the invitation of Dr. Andrew Schaeffer (Geological Survey of Canada, Natural Resources Canada), Dr. François Lavoué (UGA) presented the PACIFIC work on the use of seismic...
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