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Researcher: Kuhn, SD (Mr Stephen Kuhn)

Fields of Research

Exploration Geochemistry
Pattern Recognition and Data Mining
Geophysics
Geology
Ore Deposit Petrology

Research Objectives

Mineral Exploration
Copper Ore Exploration
Mineral Resources (excl. Energy Resources)
Precious (Noble) Metal Ore Exploration
Expanding Knowledge in the Earth Sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Annual report: South Australian pyrite, hematite and magnetite fingerprint database
Big Data Techniques for Applied Geoscience: Compute and Communicate; 25th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition: Interpreting the Past, Discovering the Future
Data Driven Knowledge Discovery for Earth Sciences: Aims and Actions; Australian Earth Sciences Convention
Lithologic mapping using Random Forests applied to geophysical and remote-sensing data: a demonstration study from the Eastern Goldfields of Australia; Geophysics
Lithological mapping via Random Forests: Information Entropy as a proxy for inaccuracy; 25th International Geophysical Conference and Exhibition: Interpreting the Past, Discovering the Future
Phase 1 report of trace elements in titanite, hematitic sediments, magnetite and chlorite vectoring study
Random Forest classification of pyrite trace element composition to identify ore deposit type in far-field exploration and vectoring; Society of Economic Geologists Conference 2017
Summary and final report on pyrite, magnetite and hematite mineral geochemistry, South Australia
Summary report on South Australia pyrite and magnetite geochemistry studies (including Mineral Systems Drilling Program pyrite project)
Summary report on South Australia pyrite and magnetite geochemistry studies (including Mineral Systems Drilling Program pyrite project)
The utility of machine learning in identification of key geophysical and geochemical datasets: a case study in lithological mapping in the Central African copper belt; Australasian Exploration Geoscience Conference
Towards user friendly data-driven minerals exploration: lithological mapping in an orogenic gold setting; SEG 2015 Conference

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision