CERCAMS serves as a centre for research into the geodynamics and metallogenesis of the former Soviet Union (FSU) and neighbouring territories, including China and Mongolia.
The region of Central Asia, Russia and adjacent territories contains vast mineral wealth. During Soviet times many organisations conducted their own research and exploration.
The aim of CERCAMS is to:
Extension of this work, with the active collaboration of academic institutes of the region, shall serve to enhance and supplement the existing knowledge and skills base of the region.
A byproduct of CERCAMS research is the creation of a variety of products. These include high quality GIS-layers and supporting data.
CERCAMS publishes many printed products including monographs, field guidebooks and research papers.
Meet everyone involved in CERCAMS research.
Explore images of samples taken from CERCAMS research in the field.
A gallery of images taken from the region, famed for its ore deposits.
Featured sites of CERCAMS research.
In cooperation with NHM Consulting and over 20 years experience, we are able to offer a range of specialised services to the mineral exploration industry.
Patrons of CERCAMS are vital to develop and enhance our collaborative research.
The CERCAMS panel guides our scientific direction. Find out who is on our advisory board.
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