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GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
OF NAMIBIA


Earth Sciences for Namibia's sustainable development

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Geotechnology Division

The Geotechnology Division is tasked with the maintenance, publication and dissemination of all geo-data, geo-specimens and products generated by the other divisions.
  • Information Technology Subdivision

A 60-user computer network including full colour UNIX/Windows NT and Windows 2000 workstations, PC's and Power-Mac's, scanning, digitising, plotting and printing facilities.  On-line access to open file information is being developed.

  • Publishing Subdivision

In-house publishing of an annual earth science journal (Communications), doctoral theses (Memoirs), thematic works (Bulletins), and periodic bibliographies and handbooks (e.g. Mineral Resources of Namibia).

  • Cartography Subdivision

A fully-equipped and computerised drawing office and darkroom for digitising, graphic and map production, map film processing and photographic plate making.

  • National Earth Science Library

Houses approximately 7000 books and monographs, 4000 reprints, 6000 geological and geophysical maps, 66 000 aerial photographs and satellite images, and subscribes to 49 international earth science journals.  Library exchange agreements with around 400 institutions world-wide.

Houses the largest collection of Namibia's mineral, rock and fossil record.

  • National Drill Core Center

Houses exploration drill core and cuttings from previous prospecting/mining grants and hydrocarbon exploration licenses.


Last updated on 01 December 2004
Published by the Geological Survey of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
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