Projekte

Current projects

GEOSax: Geophysikalische Explorationsmethoden zur Erkundung
von Erzvorkommen im Erzgebirge/Sachsen
(Geophysical Exploration Methods for Exploring Ore Deposits in the
Erzgebirge/Saxony)

  • Goal: 3-D simulation and inversion of electromagnetic data with focus
    on ore exploration
  • Period: 2017 - 2021
  • Funding: Sächsische Aufbaubank, Abt. Europäischer Sozialfonds
  • Contact: Mathias Scheunert
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AIDA: From Airborne Data Inversion to In-Depth Analysis – 3D inversion
of helicopter EM data

  • Goal: 3-D inversion of helicopter electromagnetic data
  • Period: 2010 - 2013
  • Funding: Geotechnologien Program BMBF/DFG
  • Contact: Ralph-Uwe Börner
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Multi-EM: Three-dimensional Multi-Scale and Multi-Method Inversion
to Determine the Electrical Conductivity Distribution of the Subsurface
Using Parallel Computing Architectures

  • Goal: Joint 3D inversion of multiple electromagnetic methods to enhance
    the resolution of subsurface structures
  • Period: 2010 - 2013
  • Funding: Geotechnologien Program BMBF/DFG
  • Contact: Klaus Spitzer
  • More info here and here

3D Magnetotelluric modelling and inversion

  • Goal: Development of a 3D magnetotelluric inversion algorithm using the
    all-at-once approach
  • Period: 2008 - 2012
  • Funding: Hans Böckler Stiftung
  • Contact: Wenke Wilhelms, klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
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3D Frequency Domain CSEM Inversion Including Anisotropy

  • Goal: Solution of the 3D inverse problem in controlled source
    electromagnetics 

  • Period: 2010 - 2014
  • Funding: China Scholarship Council
  • Contact: Feiýan Wang, klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
  • More info here and here

Electrical phenomena during carbon dioxide sequestration on the
laboratory scale with respect to an electromagnetic monitoring

  • Goal: Understanding the physico-chemical processes that are related with
    electric phenomena during CO2 sequestration
  • Period: July 2012 - July 2015
  • Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Contact: Jana Börner
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Classification and Repeatability Studies of Transient Electromagnetic
Measurementswith Respect to the Development of CO2-monitoring
Techniques

  • Goal: Development of electromagnetic monitoring techniques for carbon
    sequestration (CCS) and fundamental repeatability studies for transient
    electromagnetics
  • Period: August 2012 - August 2015
  • Funding: Carbon Management Canada (CMC)
  • Contact: Matthias Bär, klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
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A Method for Absolute Spatial Underground Positioning Using Transient
Electromagnetic Fields

  • Goal: Development of a new localization method for underground positioning
  • Period: 2012 - 2016 (and ongoing)
  • Funding: Internal
  • Contact: Stephan [dot] Maleckiatgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Stephan Malecki), klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
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Application of Artificial Intelligence in the Field of Robotics and Geodata
Modeling at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg

  • Goal: Investgating the options of using AI in 3D inverse problems
  • Period: 2019 - 2021 (and ongoing)
  • Funding: Saxon Ministry for Science and the Arts
  • Contact: oliver [dot] rheinbachatmath [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Oliver Rheinbach), klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer), sascha [dot] weitatgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Sascha Weit)
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Surface-to-Mine Controlled Source Electromagnetics for the Detection
of Water Influx Zones in a Potash Mine

  • Goal: 3D Inversion of CSEM data in a surface-to-subsurface configuration
  • Period: 2019 - 2021 (and ongoing)
  • Funding: External
  • Contact: klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)

Observing Conduit Flow Processes During Strombolian Eruptions Using Transient
Electromagnetics (TEM): A Numerical and Field Approach

  • Goal: Better understanding the dynamics of volcanic eruptions
  • Period: 2021 - 2024
  • Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Contact: Carolin [dot] Schneideratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Carolin Schneider), klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
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Data Interpretation of the MFX-2 Project Onboard the International
Space Station ISS

  • Goal: 3D Inversion of CSEM data in a surface to subsurface configuration
  • Period: 2020 - 2021 (and ongoing)
  • Cooperation Partners; DLR, Airbus
  • Funding: Internal
  • Contact: klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)
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Artificial Intelligence for the Detection of Small-scale Magnetic
Anomalies

  • Goal: Investigation on the applicability of AI in the field of 3D Inversion of
    Airborne Magnetic Data
  • Period: 2020 - 2021 (and ongoing)
  • Cooperation Partners: Arnold Elektronik, IfU Chemnitz
  • Funding: ZIM, Internal,
  • Contact: peggy [dot] goedickmeieratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Peggy Gödickmeier), Ralph-Uwe [dot] Boerneratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Ralph-Uwe Börner), klaus [dot] spitzeratgeophysik [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de (Klaus Spitzer)