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Evaluating and Monitoring Small Scale Gold Mining and Mercury Use: Building a Knowledge-base with Satellite Imagery and Field Work

A report from a pilot study to build a basic database for ASM sites in Brazil and Indonesia. The aim was to combine field work with satellite imagery to build a database that would span spatial scales and times greater than possible through field work alone.

Additional Info

Author(s)
Daniel Stapper, K Telmer, D Stapper
Publication Year
2007
Language
English
Publishing Institution Webpage
https://www.unido.org/
Data Source Classification
Program Report
Research Type
Both
Research Methodology
Primary - SURVEY, Secondary - PREVIOUS RESEARCH, Secondary - OFFICIAL STATISTICS
Thematic Tags
Political, Due Diligence, Traceability, and Transparency, Formalization, Governance
Region
East Asia & Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean
Country
Brazil, Indonesia
Last Updated
October 6, 2019