22 Nov 2019 / News
HELLENIC SURVEY OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL EXPLORATION
Among its general objectives are:
- To explore and study the country’s geological structure
- To locate and assess the mineral raw materials and geothermal fields
- To develop the water resources of the Hellenic territory
Special emphasis is put on environmental protection and improvement of the quality of life. HSGME participates in several EU R&D programs, International and European Organisations and in EU and Regional projects co-financed by the Structural Funds. It provides technical-material infrastructure and modern accredited laboratories (e.g. chemical – mineralogical analyses by means of ICP-OES, ICP-MS, SEM, XRD, TOC, environmental characterization – mineral ore processing and technology laboratories).