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A short guide to dynamic validation of Geological models against the source drill data.

Results give a 3D representation of variance between model boundaries and logged contacts.

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<v Narrator>Hi,</v>

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this video is going to take you through,

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evaluating your geological model,

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against the input drilling data.

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The first step through this process,

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is to take an evaluation of the geological model,

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and copy it back onto your Drillhole data.

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So in this case, I’m going to come to my Drillholes

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up the top.

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I’m going to right click,

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and select new evaluation.

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The model I will select,

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is going to be my geological model,

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and I can give it a column and table name,

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and then click, Okay.

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And now I have my new,

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model evaluation table,

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in my Drillholes.

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If we open that up quickly,

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we can see it gives you a from and to value,

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and a geological code.

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If we load this onto our screen,

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and turn off our geology table and our model,

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we can see,

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is flagged out drilling for us.

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So the next step is now to,

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try and compare the input.

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So the M geology table against the model evaluation table.

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To do this,

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we need to combine the two sets of data together,

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which I’ll do in a merge table.

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picking the strat column,

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to the input data and the evaluation,

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click okay.

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And now I have a merge table.

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If we look at this, you can see,

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we now have our from to values,

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and then a Strat column,

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and a geological model,

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coded column.

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So the last step is to look at,

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comparing these, and try to find out areas,

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for example, here,

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where there was a discrepancy between the two.

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To do that, we’re going to use a filter.

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So I’m going to right click on my merge table,

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and create a new query filter.

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Okay. Into the query builder,

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and the advanced features.

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So I’m going to write a query that asks,

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to show me anywhere,

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the Strat column,

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does not equal,

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the geological model.

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I can check, that my query is written okay.

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And then click okay to finish.

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Give it to an appropriate name,

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then click okay.

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So if we now load our merge table onto the same view,

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we can apply our query filter,

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for the login versus model.

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And here it shows all the intervals,

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where the two do not match.

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The next step would then be to go and investigate,

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why these discrepancies exist.

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As an example of how this table is dynamic,

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we can go into the geological model here.

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And one of the main causes will often be,

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snapping to Drillholes.

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So if we turn our snap to data on,

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and click okay.

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my geological model,

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that update will now flow through,

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to my evaluated tables and my merge tables.

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And we will see the impact,

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in the same view,

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over now snapping to Drillholes.

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Okay.

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So that you can see by snapping into Drillholes,

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we’ve got rid of the majority of our differences,

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and the ones that are remaining again,

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we can go and investigate in more detail.

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Thank you very much for watching.