Hippo Geoscience strives to contribute and collaborate with the natural resources industry to maximise the value of data for the responsible and efficient use of earth resources.
Welcome to Hippo Geoscience, where we offer tailored earth science data analytics services including workflow development, data collection, customised data analysis, process automation, and software solutions.
Hippo works with you to better understand your business challenges and to develop data solutions that enable efficient decision making and targeted solutions for you and your clients.
Who Are We
Dr. Pieter Botha is a geoscientist and data analyst with a BSc (Hons) and MSc in geology and a PhD in applied mathematics. He brings research and commercial experience in automated mineralogy (QEMSCAN/MLA), geometallurgy, geochemistry, and fluid flow simulation as applied to the characterisation of ore system mineralogy and micro-structure, mineral processing streams, mine waste materials, and subsurface aquifers.
Pieter’s geoscience experience is complimented by skills in data science including proficiency in Python programming, web app development, predictive statistics, machine learning, and interactive data visualisation.