Tallinn University of Technology

Division of Mineral Resources and Applied Geology

Headed by PhD Rutt Hints

The focus of the Division of Mineral Resources is the mineral potential and inventory of Estonia.

The group plays an important role in teaching Earth-related subjects within the TalTech study programmes and in training future geoscience and mining specialists.

Basic competence and study fields include:

  • Studies of metallic and non-metallic minerals from sedimentary rocks of Estonia
  • Studies on carbonate construction materials
  • Stock, fields of use and environmental research of peatlands in Estonia
  • The mineralogy, geochemistry and potential production of crystalline rocks
  • Modelling of geoprocesses
  • Management of geological data (database development, GIS)

Meet our team