Natural Resource Security and the Environment

Mining—considered here in a broad sense, which comprises both mineral exploitation and processing operations—has been historically one of the industrial activities that have contributed the most to the economic development of humanity, serving as the basis of several industries including energy, construction, chemical, pharmaceutical, automotive,...

While it has been an ongoing concern from the early days of human history, in recent years there have been growing concerns that resource supply in the future will be vulnerable to supply restrictions, particularly for materials deemed as critical for economies or societies. Supply...

Wie in den meisten Industriezweigen wird der Wandel im Bergbau vor allem durch neue Technologien vorangetrieben, welche derzeit den traditionellen Betrieb grundlegend verändern und ihn effizienter sowie weniger umweltschädlich und energieintensiv machen. Einige der weltgrößten Bergbauunternehmen haben bereits damit begonnen, fahrerlose Lastwagen, Fernerkundung für die...

Drone-borne hyperspectral imaging is a new and promising technique for fast and precise acquisition, as well as delivery of high-resolution hyperspectral data to a large variety of end-users. Drones can overcome the scale gap between field and air-borne remote sensing, thus providing high-resolution and multi-temporal...

Natural Resource Security and the Environment – New opportunities and new challenges. Catch up on environmental implications of natural resources security with prospective analyses, news updates, and more.

The blog is edited by: Magnus Clausen.

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Editor of the blog

Magnus Clausen
Senior Researcher

Dr. Magnus Clausen joined the Eyvor Institut in February 2017 as senior researcher. Magnus Clausen studied physics at Humboldt University, Berlin and received a PhD in geophysics from Stellenbosch University. His research is focussing on technology foresight methods and its application for underpinning strategy building and innovation processes.