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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...
24.03.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Drilling of new monitoring wells started in the framework of the project LIFE activities

Altogether ten new monitoring wells will be drilled in the catchment areas of the rivers Loobu, Sõmeru and Kunda of the Lääne-Viru County within the framework of the activity C10.1 of the project LIFE (LIFE IP CleanEST, LIFE17 IPE/EE/000007). The wells will be drilled for studying chemical...
13.03.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Hydrogeologists of the Geological Survey trained the staff of the Environmental Board

The Department of Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology of the Geological Survey of Estonia organized on 12 March 2020 training for the staff members of the Estonian Environmental Board. The aim of the training was to learn to know the hydrogeological conditions in Estonia and parameters for...
06.03.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Geological Survey of Estonia published a new report on the geochemical properties of black shale in NW Estonia, authored by Johannes Vind and Heikki Bauert

GSE intends to initiate several drilling campaigns intending to study sedimentary mineral deposits in Estonia. Prior to new drillings, however, sampling of black shale from existing cores was performed. The current report presents data on the geochemical properties of the Türisalu Formation black...
27.02.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Sirli Sipp Kulli started as the director of the Geological Survey of Estonia

The director of the Geological Survey of Estonia from 27 January on is Sirli Sipp Kulli. The Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure, Taavi Aas remarked that EGT has undergone a rapid development during the two years since its foundation. „Investigation and mapping of our underground has...
13.01.2020|Geological Survey of Estonia

Geological Survey of Estonia participating in the LIFE IP CleanEST project

A comprehensive project for improving the state of water bodies at the Ida- and Lääne-Viru Counties has started under the Ministry of the Environment.In the framework of the LIFE IP CleanEST project, the state of water bodies in these regions will be improved during the next ten years....

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