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Welcome! What is geology and why is it important?

In this video, you can watch Iris van der Werf welcome the learners to the course and introduce the subject of the course.

Have you ever picked up a beautiful rock, looked closely at it and wondered what it is? Maybe you took a picture of it with your mobile and posted the image on social media to share your experience.

Do you know that your phone contains the same metals that are possibly present in the rock you are holding? That those metals are very important in the fossil-free energy transition but that they are seldomly mined in Europe?

In this video, Iris van der Werf welcomes you and gives an introduction to the course. In this course about Ore Geology and critical metals, you will get the answers to your questions. You will get to know where those metals come from and how we know where to mine large quantities of them. You will also learn what role geologists play in obtaining those metals and in the fossil-free energy transition.

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Ore Geology: In the Epicentre of the Fossil-Free Energy Transition

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