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Geostatistics Training

Each year, the Geostatistics team organizes the following seminars or courses:

  • Geostatistics Option: In the scope of the Formation initiale delivered to the engineers of Mines ParisTech, the Geostatistics Option is taught in Paris (Bld St Michel) by Pierre Chauvet and Hans Wackernagel. It corresponds to 266 hours of course and seminars.
  • CFSG: The CFSG is a MINES ParisTech postgraduate course in Geostatistics, mainly for mining industry professionals. It is however open to people wishing to train to Geotatistics of other application fields. The CFSG is a ten-month postgraduate course (starting in September) designed to train engineers, geologists and others from the mining industry to be experts in mining geostatistics. Courses are given in French or in in English.
  • The Geostatistics doctoral specialization (GEOS) is linked with the doctoral school Géosciences et Ressources Naturelles Paris - No.398 (Geosciences and Natural Resources) and Information, Communication, Modélisation et Simulation - No.431 (Information, Communication, Modelling and Simulation). For more information, please contact at the Geosciences Department: Jacques RIVOIRARD, jacques.rivoirard(-at-)mines-paristech.fr

Moreover, the Geostatistics team organizes the following courses:

  • Methods of Geostatistics: each year, the Geostatistics team organizes a three-week seminar reviewing all disciplines currently practiced in Geostatistics. Techniques are described in detail, emphasizing a strict scientific framework and their application fields.
  • Geostatistics Modules: the Geostatistics team allows a wide audience to attend a targeted training by participating in one of the five Geostatistics Modules that take place during the school year. Organized jointly with the CFSG training course, they are taught in French or English.
  • Geostatistics in the Characterization of a Sedimentary Deposit : a one-week course is given each year in english.
  • "La Géostatistique appliquée à l'environnement": several one-day trainings are organized each year in french about geostatistics applied to Environment.
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