mining


GIS Industry

A thematic map of an underground mine and ZigBee node positions in ArcGIS. Source: Moridi et al, 2015.A thematic map of an underground mine and ZigBee node positions in ArcGIS. Source: Moridi et al, 2015.

GIS and Underground Mining

Mines can be dangerous places where unexpected gas pockets or collapse could lead to major safety issues. GIS has been utilized to monitor tunnels and areas explored, as it provides both 3D visualization and abilities to integrate various sets of data for visual and quantitative analysis.