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ArticleName Application of information technologies in the analyses of groundwater in the Upper Kama Potash–Magnesium Salt Deposits
DOI 10.17580/gzh.2021.04.09
ArticleAuthor Sennov A. S., Mukhametdinov A. V., Myasichenko A. I., Kalugin A. V.

Branch of "VNII Galurgii" JSC in Saint Petersburg:

A. S. Sennov, Senior Researcher, Candidate of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences,
A. V. Mukhametdinov, Senior Researcher
A. I. Myasichenko, Junior Researcher
A. V. Kalugin, Junior Researcher


The article gives a review of the software techniques used in solution of actual applied problems in the mining industry. The adequate decision-making requires various software techniques. The list of the applied problems includes processing of remote sensing data, digital elevation modeling and generation of other digital models of terrain, localization of catchment basins and river networks, or morphometric analysis. Various geoinformation systems are used to this end. Another task is hydrogeological patterning of aquifers. It is required to use the methods of multivariate statistics, such as the factor analysis, for instance. The multidimensionality and complexity of natural and engineering systems also condition the use of the mathematical modeling apparatus based on the numerical solution of second-order elliptical equations in terms of partial derivatives. Natural water feature diverse physicochemical processes, which should also be calculated. The modeling outcome is used to predict different processes in the nature-and-mine system. For example, flow of pollutions in underground hydrosphere, lowering of the water level, dissolution–precipitation reactions, etc. Applied problem solving requires using wide ranges of mathematical methods and relevant software techniques.

keywords Applied mathematical modeling, software, digital elevation model, geomatics, geoinformation technologies, hydrogeodynamic and hydrogeochemical modeling

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