3D Virtual reality of geology field trips
3D geology field visualization as a solution in geo-education
3D technology is more releavant method in explanations and demonstrations of a geological field area improving student’s spatial visualization ability, and recognizing and interpreting difficult real-world spatial data of outcrops, mineral deposits and etc.
Team: 3D Virtual Geology
Team membersMedet Junus; Rustem Abirov; Akzhan Bekzhanov and Mamanov Erkhozha,
Members roles and background
Idea, motivation and friendship
The main solution using 3D technology for geology field trips as a teaching instument for students during visualization prosses is (1) to capture the real world mineral deposits of a specific location and region through a collection of data, photographs, cartography and other information without the cost of physically being there; (2) to understand geological structures, geodynamic processes, depositional environments and fossils; (2) to visualize geological objects/features on almost any personal computer and/or smartphone screen; (3) to manage easily with many students (for example, in non-virtual fieldwork participations at least 100 Kazakh students of Satpaev University, Kazakhstan in a field) of sevaral groups.
In this technological time, the 3D techology is not well-known and distributed in education organizations, but we are able to solve this problem due to our solution.
We would like to use this solution firstly in a commercial purpose to any kind of social platforms (instagram, facebook, tiktok and etc) with massive distributions in its use and moreover, there is a plan to use as teaching instrument in Universities of Satpaev and KBTU, Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Solution target group
The target group of the solution is students of university (or even possible for school students).
We used this solution during the first wave of pandemy by two Mobile Apps of "Field geologist" and "Geoexplore" for kazakh students of Satpaev University and KBTU (Kazakhstan) from staying in Hungary.
Solution tweet textWhen 3D geology field trip gets solely than others in educational area is one benefit of others to avoid returning back any kind of epidemy.
The 3D techology for geological field trips are distributed in the world as mobile app ("Field geologist" , "Geoexplore" and etc.) or computer software (http://www.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/open-science/; https://learn5.open.ac.uk/course/format/sciencelab/section.php?name=skiddaw_1; https://unity3d.com/ and etc.)
This solution can apply students of schools and universities for a geology field trip knowledge improvement in total.
We see the solution in the future as a well-distributed teaching method for students in improvements their geoscience knowlegde for a long term, certainly with a modification time to time.
Solution team work
In our team contents various Earth sciences specialists in ore/petroleum geologists, geophysicists, driller and etc.
Hopfully, we are able to contuniue the solution to improve and use in educational purpose as possible as we can.
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