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Accelerated Discovery Initiative ¦ ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge ¦ GSSA Discovery Day 2019

The South Australian Government is partnering with open innovation platform, Unearthed, in a world-wide call for geologists and data scientists to uncover new exploration targets in the state's highly prospective Gawler Craton region, which currently includes BHP's Olympic Dam and OZ Minerals Carrapateena copper-gold deposits.

Unearthed has the largest community of data scientists, developers, and startups solving the challenges of the energy and natural resources industry.

ExploreSA: The Gawler Challenge

  • Crowdsourced open data competition
  • Combining machine-learning techniques,alternative mathematical and data analysis approaches
  • Assist traditional geoscientists in supporting the ability of explorers to increase the accuracy of their potential drill targeting
  • Utilise existing world class geoscience datasets from recently completed major geophysical data collection programs across South Australia, in particular the world leading Gawler Craton Airborne Survey (GCAS), the AusLAMP magnetotelluric program, and subsequent Olympic Domain in fill survey.
  • $250,000 prize pool

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