Reporting of reconnaissance surveys
This procedure applies to reconnaissance surveys performed using artificially generated vibrations.
At least 4 weeks prior to commencement of a reconnaissance survey, the research worker/operator shall submit the following to the Inspecteur Generaal der Mijnen (SodM):
- data about the way in which the reconnaissance survey will be carried out;
- a map indicating the area in which, and the lines along which, the reconnaissance survey will be carried out, and the name of the contractor;
- the dates on which the reconnaissance survey will be carried out, and
- if vessels will be used for the reconnaissance survey at sea, the names, nationalities and registration details of the vessels.
The research worker/operator shall immediately inform the Inspecteur Generaal der Mijnen (SodM) of any changes tot the information referred to above.
During acquisition a daily progress report shall be sent to the Kustwachtcentrum (Article 13 of the Mining Decree).
Mining Act: chapter 1, article 1d, chapter 2, article 49d and chapter 8, article 127 and article 130
Mining Decree: chapter 2, articles 9-23 and chapter 8, article 108
Mining Regulation: chapter 2, articles 2.1.1-2.8.1
Contact: see contacts