Martyn Unsworth - Research

Mineral exploration

Athabasca uranium : The EXTECH-IV project

Audio-magnetotelluric (AMT) data were collected in 2001 and 2002 at the MacArthur River Mine.

The goal of the project was to determine if AMT would be effective at locating uranium deposits at greater depths in the Athabasca Basin.


  • Tuncer,V., M.J. Unsworth, W. Siripunvaraporn, J.A. Craven, Exploration for unconformity-type uranium deposits with audio-magnetotelluric data: A case study from the McArthur River Mine, Saskatchewan (Canada), Geophysics, 71, B201-B209, 2006, (PDF)


  • Exploration for unconformity uranium deposits with audiomagnetotellurics, SEG, October 2006(PPT)


  • A comparison of 2-D and 3-D modelling of AMT data collected at the worlds richest uranium mine, Saskatchewan, Canada, 18th EM induction workshop, Spain, October 2006(PDF)

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