Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Exploration
Evaluation of Band Ratio Technique for Prediction of Iron-Titanium Mineralization Using Ensemble Machine Learning Model: A Case Study from Khamal area, Western Saudi Arabia

Ahmed Ali Madani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 June 2024

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.14451.2711

Abstract
  Innovation in mineral exploration occurs either in the construction of new ore deposit models or the development of new techniques used to locate the ore deposits. Band ratio is the image processing technique developed for mineral exploration. The present study presents a new approach used to evaluate ...  Read More

Exploration
Analysis of Land Subsidence in Joshimath Township using GIS and Remote Sensing

Kaustubh Sinha; Priyangi Sharma; Anurag Sharma; Kanwarpreet Singh; Murtaza Hassan

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 817-843

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.13776.2556

Abstract
  In this expansive study, a thorough analysis of land subsidence in the Joshimath area has been conducted, exercising remote sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (Civilians) tools. The exploration encompasses colourful pivotal parameters, including Annual Rainfall, Geology, Geomorphology, and ...  Read More

Exploration
Prediction of Iron Ore Grade using Artificial Neural Network, Computational Method, and Geo-statistical Technique at El-Gezera Area, Western Desert, Egypt

Ashraf Ismael; Abdelrahem Khalefa Embaby; Faissal Ali; Hussin Farag; Sayed Gomaa; Mohamed Elwageeh; Bahaa Mousa

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 889-905

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.13879.2581

Abstract
  The mineral resource estimation process necessitates a precise prediction of the grade based on limited drilling data. Grade is crucial factor in the selection of various mining projects for investment and development. When stationary requirements are not met, geo-statistical approaches for reserve estimation ...  Read More

Exploration
Combination of Geochemical and Structural Data to Determine Exploration Target of Copper Hydrothermal Deposits in Feizabad District

Mobin Saremi; Saeed Yousefi; Mahyar Yousefi

Volume 15, Issue 3 , May 2024, , Pages 1089-1101

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2024.13698.2562

Abstract
  The Mineral Prospectivity Mapping (MPM) is a procedure of integrating various exploration data to identify promising areas for follow up mineral exploration programs. MPM facilitates identification of mineral deposit prospects through reducing search spaces for the purpose of mitigating cost and time ...  Read More

Exploration
Mapping Lithological Units of an Evaporite Formation using ASTER data: a Case Study from Zagros Fold Belt, SW Iran

Khadijeh Validabadi Bozcheloei; Majid Hashemi Tangestani

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 637-648

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13629.2518

Abstract
  Evaporites are sediments that chemically precipitate due to the evaporation of an aqueous solution. Most evaporite formations, in addition to evaporite minerals, include detrital rocks such as mudstone, marl, and siltstone. Principal Component Analysis (PCA), Directed Principal Component Analysis (DPCA), ...  Read More

Exploration
Classification of ASTER Data by Neural Network to Mapping Alterations Related to Copper and Iron Mineralization in Birjand

Jabar Habashi; Majid Mohammady Oskouei; Hadi Jamshid Moghadam

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 649-665

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13640.2520

Abstract
  The studied area located in eastern Iran shows a high potential for various mineralizations, especially copper due to its tectonic activity. Remote sensing data can effectively distinguish these areas because of the sparse vegetation. Therefore, in this study, the ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission ...  Read More

Exploration
Satellite Image Processing: Application for Alteration Separation based on U-Statistic Method in Zafarghand Porphyry System (Iran)

Seyyed Saeed Ghannadpour; Morteza Hasiri; Hadi Jalili; Somayeh Talebiesfandarani

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 667-681

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13652.2525

Abstract
  The Zafarghand area (as a porphyry Cu deposit) is located in the northeast of Isfahan and southeast of Ardestan, which is a part of the Iran-Central structural zone, and more precisely, it is located in the Urmia-Dokhtar volcanic belt. In the porphyry Cu deposits exploration, identifying and determining ...  Read More

Exploration
A Promising Automatic System for studying of Coal Mine Surfaces using Sentinel-2 Data to Assess a Classification on a Pixel-based Pattern

Ajay Kumar

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 41-54

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13064.2380

Abstract
  Land use (LU) classification based on remote sensing images is a challenging task that can be effectively addressed using a learning framework. However, accurately classifying pixels according to their land use poses a significant difficulty. Despite advancements in feature extraction techniques, the ...  Read More

Exploration
Geological Mapping and Facies Characterization of Miocene Evaporites along Central-eastern Margin of Gulf of Suez Rift by Remote Sensing Techniques

Eman M. Kamel; Mohamed S.H. Hammed; Osama E.A. Attia

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 151-173

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13560.2505

Abstract
  In the recent years, the use of ASTER and Landsat data have become prevalent for mapping different types of rock formations. Specifically, this study utilizes ASTER (L1B) and Landsat 8 (AOL) images to map outcrops of various gypsum facies in Ras Malaab area of west-central Sinai. These gypsum facies ...  Read More

Exploration
Predicting Gabal Gattar Uranium Content as a Function of Total Gamma-ray and Thorium Contents using an Artificial Neural Network in Northeastern Desert, Egypt

Abdelrahem Khalefa Embaby; Sayed Gomaa; Yehia Darwish; Samir Selim

Volume 15, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 175-189

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13651.2524

Abstract
  This study aims to develop an empirical correlation model for estimating the uranium content of the G-V in the Gabal Gattar area, northeastern desert of Egypt, as a function of the thorium content and the total gamma rays. Using the recent MATLAB software, the effect of selecting tan-sigmoid as a transfer ...  Read More

Exploration
A Predictive GIS Model for Mapping Gold and Copper-bearing Alteration zones at South Gabal Um Monqul and Gabal Al Kharaza Prospects, North Eastern Desert, Egypt

Abdallah Atef; Ahmed A. Madani; Adel A. Surour; Mokhles K. Azer

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, , Pages 1239-1260

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2023.13406.2473

Abstract
  This study reports the application of remote sensing data and knowledge-driven GIS modeling to provide favorability maps for gold and copper mineralized areas. The South Gabal Um Monqul (SGUM) and the Gabal Al Kharaza (GKZ) prospects located in the northern Eastern Desert of Egypt are the targets for ...  Read More

Exploration
Identification of Alteration Zones using ASTER Data for Metallic Mineralization in Ahar region, NW Iran

F. Mirsepahvand; M.R. Jafari; P. Afzal; M. A. Arian

Volume 13, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 309-324

https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2022.11477.2135

Abstract
  The goal of this research work is to recognize the metallic mineralization potential in the Ahar 1:100,000 sheet (NW Iran) using the remote sensing data based on determination of the alteration zones. This area is located in the Ahar-Arasbaran metallogenic zone as a significant metallogenic zone in Iran ...  Read More