b'Geophysics in the surveysNewsFigure 2.De-trended Bouguer anomaly image of the Northern Territorygravity readings. Over 30 000 groundin the southeast corner of the NorthernRound 15 of the GDC programme gravity readings have been addedTerritory (Figure 1). Ground gravity datasupported a wide range of geophysical since the previous 2020 release. Thesewill be acquired at 4 km station spacing orprojects which are currently underway. additional readings are a combinationbetter across the survey area. These included drone magnetic, ambient of the 2021-22 NTGS Brunettenoise tomography, magnetotelluric, Downs Ground Gravity SurveyThe GDC programme is a competitiveairborne electromagnetic, magnetic and data submitted by industrygrants programme that will allocate up toremanence, ground gravity and airborne via the Geophysics and Drillingthree million dollars to co-fund projectsmagnetic and radiometric surveys. Collaborations (GDC) co-fundedthat address geoscientific knowledgeApplications for round 16 of the GDC grants programme and throughgaps and advance exploration activity inprogramme close on 2 May, 2023. More statutory reporting requirements.the NT. Round 14 of the GDC programmeinformation on eligibility requirements and The release includes XYZ Bouguerco-funded six geophysical surveys, fivepast projects can be found at Exploration anomaly station data, Bouguerairborne magnetic and radiometricgrants | Resourcing the Territory.anomaly grid and derived productssurveys and one ground gravity survey (Figure 2, GEMIS: NT-wide geophysical(Figure 1). These data and associatedTania Dhu stitch: Gravity, Gridded data). reports are available for download fromManager Geophysics and Remote Sensing, NTGS Geoscience Exploration and MiningNTGS In 2023 the NTGS Pedirka Ground GravityInformation System (GEMIS: MineralsTania.Dhu@nt.gov.auSurvey will be acquired in partnership withExploration Reports (https://geoscience.GA. The survey will cover over 60 000 km2nt.gov.au/gemis/ntgsjspui/handle/1/3)). 25 PREVIEW FEBRUARY 2023'