Space monitoring of geological risks in the mining industry of the Barents Euro-Arctic region of Russia

Читать на русскоя языкеMelikhov M.V., Kalashnik A.I.
Mining Institute Kola Science Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity, Russian Federation
Russian Mining Industry №1S / 2023 р. 128-134

Abstract: The article considers the current state of problems and prospects for automated remote monitoring of mining facilities and territories. The technical features of space and digital technologies for optoelectronic and radar sounding of the earth's surface are described. A methodical approach to multi-scale assessment and management of geological risks in mining has been substantiated and implemented by means of a comprehensive integrated analysis of multi-level spatial data based on the use of applied geographic information systems and web resources. Based on the example of the Barents Euro-Arctic region of Russia, some results of research in solving the problems of areal predictive monitoring to ensure the industrial and environmental safety of mining enterprises are shown. The spatial zoning of the territory and the categorization of geological risks according to the scale and degree of danger were carried out, through the use of satellite images of high-precision optical-electronic and radar space surveys. Proposals have been formulated for the practical application of space monitoring of geological risks in the mining industry, including the creation of digital 3D relief models, the assessment of displacements and deformations of ground mining structures, the zoning of the territory and the ranking of risks according to the hazard degree, and geoinformation support for solving problems of industrial and environmental safety..

Keywords: mining, geological risks, assessment, space monitoring, digital technologies, spatial data, multiscale maps, Arctic

Acknowledgments: The study was carried out within the framework of the State R&D Contract No.0186-2022-0009.

For citation: Melikhov M.V., Kalashnik A.I. Space monitoring of geological risks in the mining industry of the Barents Euro-Arctic region of Russia. Russian Mining Industry. 2023;(1 Suppl.):128–134.

Article info

Received: 31.01.2023

Revised: 20.02.2023

Accepted: 21.02.2023

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Mikhail V. Melikhov – Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Scientist, Mining Institute Kola Science Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity, Russian Federation;, e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Anatoly I. Kalashnik – Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Lead Scientist, Mining Institute Kola Science Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Apatity, Russian Federation;


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