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TitleA Semi-Automated Method for Lineament Extraction in Aeromagnetic and DEM Data
AuthorBeauchemin, M; Lamontagne, MORCID logo
SourceProceedings of The Pairrie Summit, 2010 /Actes Le sommet des Prairies, 2010; 2010.
LinksOnline - En ligne
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20170145
MeetingThe Prairie Summit; Regina; CA; June 1-5, 2010
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
AreaCanadian Arctic; Melville Peninsula
Subjectsgeneral geology; structural geology; remote sensing; mapping techniques; aeromagnetic interpretation; diamond; Remote Predictive Mapping (RPM); Digital Elevation Models (DEM)
Illustrationssatellite images
ProgramGEM: Geo-mapping for Energy and Minerals GEM Tri-Territorial Information management & Databases (Remote Predictive Mapping / Mineral Resource Assessment)
Released2010 01 01
AbstractA methodology is being developed to identify lineaments in aeromagnetic and digital elevation model (DEM) data that will assist in locating brittle faults. The method focuses on magnetic contacts and dykes in aeromagnetic data and local curvature analysis in a DEM. The current approach combines several techniques including multi-scale detection, curvature analysis, image thresholding and mathematical morphology. The test area is the northern Melville Peninsula (Canadian Arctic) where a diamond prospect is possibly associated with brittle faults. The present paper reports on the methodology being developed and some preliminary results.

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