An Essay Award Program in Magnetics has been announced, including the role of magnetics in mineral exploration. Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world can qualify for financial and professional software awards by writing an essay of between 800 and 1,200 words.
A description of the program including rules, some suggested essay topics, and examples of last year’s winning entries can be found at www.gem-magnetometers.com/cgi-bin/arp3/arp3-t.pl?l=6&c=3595.
The contest is again sponsored by a group of companies including GEM ADVANCED MAGNETOMETERS of Richmond Hill, Ont. GEM is this year celebrating 25 years in business, providing high-level support to exploration groups through delivery of the latest magnetometers for ground and airborne applications. The company’s offerings focus on Overhauser, Proton Precession and optically pumped Potassium instruments. It currently serves in more than 70 countries, with magnetometers working in a variety of geologic settings. To learn more, visit www.gemsys.ca.