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Remote Target FundamentalsThis instructor-led remote course will provide you with the fundamental skills for surface mapping and plotting Geoscience data in Target.

Participants will learn to use key surface mapping tools, including working with databases, assigning projection information, and creating and displaying gridded data. Drillhole data management tools for importing collar, survey, from-to, and point data and the QA/QC of drillhole data are also covered.

The course also focuses on handling drillhole data to quickly and easily create plan maps, section maps, fence diagrams, strip logs and 3D maps. Working with prepared drillhole projects, participants will explore additional topics for managing, mapping and modelling drillhole projects.

Registration includes complimentary access to Target for the duration of the course.

4 x 4hr sessions (run over 4 days = 16hr)

Maximum Capacity:
6 Participants



What will the course cover?

Mapping Surface Data

  • Creating a Project and Importing Data
  • Defining the Coordinate System
  • Working with Database Tools
  • Creating a Map
  • Creating Contours
  • Using CAD Tools
  • Creating Gridded Data

Managing Drillhole Data

  • Creating a Drillhole Project and Importing Data
  • Using Target QA/QC Tools
  • Creating Composite Databases
  • Using Drillhole Data Management Tools

Mapping Drillhole Data

  • Selecting Drillholes
  • Creating a Plan Map
  • Creating a Section Map
  • Creating a Stacked Section Map
  • Creating a Fence Diagram
  • Creating a Strip Log
  • Creating a 3D Map

Implicit Modelling

  • Creating Voxels
  • Creating Isosurfaces
  • Creating a Lithology Voxel and Contact Surface from Geology
  • Extracting Slices from a Voxel

Explicit Modelling

  • Creating a Geostring File and Adding Features
  • Digitizing Interpretations on Section Maps
  • Editing Geostring Files
  • Wireframing Interpretations

Integrating 2D and 3D Data into Maps

  • Integrating 2D and 3D Data in Maps
  • Working with Geosoft 3D View files and sharing data

What take-aways will I get from the course?

  • Comprehensive session notes
  • Common workflow ‘cheat sheets’
  • Certificate of completion

What should I have?

  • Please have your own laptop with the latest version of Target installed, as well as a mouse and charger
  • A stable internet connection (
  • A secondary screen is highly recommended