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Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)

Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM)

25Member Research Institutes
KIGAM 한국지질자원견구원 로고
Domestic and overseas onshore and seabed geological survey, exploration,
development, and utilization of underground resources, and R&D and
achievements diffusion for corresponding to geological disasters and global
environment changes
소관연구기관 소개 : 기관장, 설립일자, 소재지, 대표전화, 홈페이지
Chairman Kim, Kyuhan
Establishment Date 1976.05.10
Location KIGAM, 124, Gwahak-ro Yuseong-gu, Daejeon
Contact 042-868-3114
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한국지질자원견구원 소개 이미지
Key Functions
To research and develop geological science, building and providing the information based on geological resources, and efficiently utilizing ground and underground space
To research and develop exploration, development, utilization, and circulation of mineral resources
To perform R&D of securing underground energy resources
To perform R&D of responding to earthquake, geological disasters, and changes in the global environment
To perform R&D of exploring, developing, and conserving groundwater resources
To cooperate, for technical services provision and consignment, technology commercialization, technical policy establishment, other test evaluation, and certification in R&D
Recent achievements
Confirming the burial of gas hydrate in the East Sea
Independence of 2D / 3D oil and gas exploration technology
Building mineral resources portal site regarding resource-rich countries
Establishing resources recycling advancement technology
Operating the earthquake observation integrated networks such as national seismic data center and KSRS
Securing Jeju clean / large capacity groundwater (50,000 m3 / day)
Construction of the development / commercialization foundation of marine dissolved lithium extraction technology