Freiberg, Germany
Moritz Kirsch is a research associate in the Division of Exploration at the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology (HIF), located in Freiberg, Germany. He obtained his Ph.D. from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in 2012 and has a background in tectonics and magmatic petrogenesis. Currently at HIF, he leads a group on outcrop and subsurface modelling, which develops workflows for the integration of hyperspectral imagery and photogrammetric models for exploration mapping and mining monitoring. As the principal geologist in the H2020 INFACT project, his main tasks are geological input of the certification procedure, scientific support of survey planning, quality control of geophysical data, and data management coordination.