Dr Ian Basson

Principal Member

Qualifications

Ph.D. Structural Geology,
University of Natal (Durban)

Key expertise

  • Mapping of complex structural environments, including high-grade metamorphic terranes and terranes with a significant brittle-ductile or brittle overprint
  • Structural and lithological mapping of open-cast mines
  • Liaison with geotechnical engineers and mining personnel in pit slope design and mine planning
  • 3D modeling of complex geology
  • Lithological and structural interpretation of geophysical and LandSat/ASTER data sets
  • Forward structural modelling in greenfields or brownfields exploration projects, using stress mapping/modelling where required