Some interesting additions in several areas. What Open Source of Free resources are you using?
Courses – go there
- EdX – https://www.edx.org/
- Courses from universites
- Self paced – option for certification.
Data managenment – go there
- WinRAR – http://www.win-rar.com/download.html?&L=0
- Compression software
- RAR, ZIP, CAB, ARJ, LZH, ACE, TAR, GZip, UUE, ISO, BZIP2, Z and 7-Zip
Events calendars – go there
- Events mine – http://www.infomine.com/events/mining-events-calendar/
- Queriable list of mining events by country, commodity, etc.
- Mining World – http://mqworld.com/events.php
- International mining events.
Geostatistics – go there
- R – https://www.r-project.org/
- software environment for statistical computing and graphics
GIS – go there
- GEOmap – https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/GEOmap/index.html
- Routines for making Map Projections (forward and inverse), Topographic Maps, Perspective plots, Geological Maps, geological map symbols, geological databases, interactive plotting
Graphics – go there
- Hugin – http://hugin.sourceforge.net/
- Image stitching software
Journals – go there
- Scirp – http://www.scirp.org/
- Academic publisher of open access journals, books and conference proceedings.
- 200 open access journals, including 25 in earth science.
- OpenGeoSci – http://www.opengeosci.org/#search=&zoom=2¢er=30,0&source=&category=&area=&type=undefined&areadata=points&dates=
- A spatial portal to search GeoscieneWorld research database – shows maps and abstracts – fee for text.
Mineralogy – go there
- University of Oxford – http://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/~oesis/index.html
- The Image Store is a collection of digitized photographs of rocks and geological features
- Note atlases of metamorphic rocks and minerals
Reading – go there
- Tackling the crisis in exploration – https://www.bcgperspectives.com/content/articles/metals-mining-tackling-crisis-mineral-exploration/#chapter1
- An interesting overview of program manangement from BCG Perspectives.
- Alteration Atlas – Slideshare – http://www.slideshare.net/laurarojasperea/atlas-alteration-thompson
- Petrogenesis, description, hand samples, thin sections.