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17.09.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Fieldwork at the research vessel Salme for the project „Development and application of methodology required for assessing the state of seabed sediments”

The research vessel Salme undertook a voyage during 14–16 September in the framework of the project „Development and application of methodology required for assessing the state of seabed sediments”. The project is carried out by the Geological Survey of Estonia and is co-financed by the Estonian...
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07.09.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

EGT participated in compiling the European Atlas on Natural Radiation

The European Atlas on Natural Radiation is now published. The compilation of the Atlas was steered by the European Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy (Giorgia Cinelli, Marc De Cort and Tore Tollefsen). Altogether 80 experts around Europe contributed in the action. The Estonian expert...
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29.07.2020|Government Office

Investigations of graptolite argillite and phosphorite in 2020

The Estonian Parliament adopted on 6 June, 2017 the strategy „General principles of Earth’s crust policy until 2050 “, which sets as one of the priority objectives maintaining the Estonian geological information up-to-date. A problem in Estonia is the outdated dataset regarding deposition and...
15.06.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

EA fresh study of valorisation technologies of Estonian phosphate rock by the Geological Survey of Estonia

The Senior Specialist Kadriann Tamm of the Geological Survey of Estonia has carried out the study “Valorisation Technologies for Estonian Phosphate Rock – Report on the Current Situation”. Her report gives an overview of the most common technologies for processing phosphate rocks, and assesses the...
29.05.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Prospective geological exploration for complex research of the phosphorite strata and geological resources of its overburden

Johannes Vind Geological Survey of Estonia The Geological Survey of Estonia (EGT) aims at conducting drilling operations in Lääne- and Ida-Virumaa this summer. The objective of these activities is to control on the basis of new drill cores the dataset of phosphorite research accomplished more...
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15.05.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

The Geological Survey of Estonia opens a digital geological archive

The Estonian Geological Archive is a unique digital dataset. The archive, originally founded in 1957, contains the results of geological investigations carried out in Estonia. The oldest reports in the archive originate from the year 1923. The mission of the archive is to store the geological...
15.05.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

The Geological Survey of Estonia declared a public procurement for geological investigation within the exploration areas of the Türisalu and Kallavere Formations

The state of Estonia has lain down the development trends of the Earth’s crust policy, according to which, among others, it is required to maintain the geological information up-to-date and increase it in regard with geological resources of economic potential. Within the framework of the...
14.04.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Thematic maps of hydrogeology and groundwater protection status of Rapla and Järvakandi now available at the Geological Survey of Estonia web page

The hydrogeologists of the Geological Survey of Estonia have accomplished in the beginning of this April thematic maps of hydrogeology and groundwater protection status of the Rapla and Järvakandi base maps, together with an explanation to the maps. These publications portray the groundwater of...
03.04.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Geological Survey of Estonia declared a public procurement for boring a drill hole at the exploration area of the Uljaste polymetallic anomaly

The state of Estonia has given the Geological Survey of Estonia the task to carry out geochemical investigation of Estonian basement rocks. The objective is to compile a geochemical database of the basement rocks and assess their metallic ore-forming potential. To reach this goal, drilling...
03.04.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

The Geological Survey of Estonia increasingly popular as a place of traineeship

We are delighted to note that the Geological Survey of Estonia has year by year become increasingly popular among our students as a potential place of training. The application period for this summer’s traineeships at the Geological Survey ended on 31 March, and we received altogether 23...

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