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EASC 449:Geostatistical Ore Reserve Estimation

Review of statistical measures, outliers, and the desirable properties of an estimator. Basic concepts: regionalised variables, stationarity and intrinsic hypothesis. Variograms and structural analysis: calculation and interpretation experimental variograms...

EASC 448:Geology of Africa

The course covers the following topics: Precambrian of Africa, Proterozoic cratonic basins and mobile belts, Palaeozoic Sedimentary Basins in Africa, Mesozoic – Cenozoic basins in Africa, the Atlas Belt.

EASC 447:Mineral Projects Feasibility Studies

The role of the feasibility study in the mine development decision process, organisation of the preliminary feasibility study, presentation of project material, mining methods, geological data, mineral processing, surface facilities/ infrastructure/...

EASC 446:Sedimentary Petrology

The purpose of this course is to give students a broad understanding of how sedimentary rocks form and how they evolve as they undergo burial. The course covers the following: origin, mineralogy and diagenesis of clastic and carbonate sedimentary rocks;...

EASC 438:Water Quality and Hydrochemistry

Water quality standards. Hydrochemical behaviour of contaminants. Measurement of parameters. Hydrochemical sequences. Graphical methods and hydrochemical facies. Sources of contaminants. Contaminant transport. Hydrochemical behaviour of contaminants. Case...

EASC 437:Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry

This course discusses the Earth from geochemical perspective using the fundamental geochemical tools studied in EAES 206. It covers the following: Chosmochemistry: nucleosynthesis, meteorites, formation of the solar system and the planets; The Mantle and Core...

EASC 426:Rural Water Supply

The course is designed to incorporate various areas in water resources management including water as a resource, water resources of Ghana, Ghana’s water policy, water supply options in Ghana; management, planning and implementation of rural water...

EASC 420:Project

Students do individual research work in their respective fields under the supervision of faculty members and present a report at the end of the academic year.

EASC 419:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology

Advanced concepts in the origin and evolution of magmatic and metamorphic systems. Magma genesis and dynamics. Concept illustrated by rocks from Ghana and elsewhere.

EASC 417:Mineralogy

The course is divided into two parts. Part 1 comprises crystal chemistry, crystal growth, relationship between crystal structure and temperature, pressure, and composition (phase equilibria), x-ray crystallography and chemical analysis of minerals. Part 2...

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