Development of a GIS-based information system for mining activities: Afsin-Elbistan lignite surface mine case study


Mert B. A. , DAĞ A.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OIL GAS AND COAL TECHNOLOGY, cilt.9, ss.192-214, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1504/ijogct.2015.067489
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OIL GAS AND COAL TECHNOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.192-214

Özet

In this study, it was aimed to monitor mining activities and product movements by establishing a mine information system and to give the optimum decision by conducting the necessary inquiries and analyses. For this purpose, at first the map materials used in the mining activities in Afsin-Elbistan lignite basin were converted to digital maps by means of GIS techniques, and after that the lignite deposit was modelled in 3D, by utilising drill holes data and geostatistical methods. With the integration of the table and graphical data obtained in this way in GIS environment, performance of location-dependent analysis, such as the determination of reserve-quality distributions, was made possible. Within this scope, it was demonstrated that the reserve quantities and statistical information of all attributes included in the databases selected from the screen or of any other databases generated through inquiries are accessible, and also thematic maps can be generated.