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University of Tennessee, Knoxville    
  Feb 22, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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GEOL 471 - Applied Geophysics

3 Credit Hours
Basic principles of data collection, processing, and analysis for several common geophysical techniques will be presented through lectures, computer assignments (labs), and field work. Passive (earthquake) and active (reflection and refraction) seismology, potential fields (gravity and magnetics), heat flow, electromagnetics (including ground penetrating radar), and electrical techniques will be covered.

Contact Hour Distribution: One 3-hour meeting per week consisting of lecture, computer lab, or field work. One optional day or weekend field trip will be scheduled.
Credit Restriction: Credit cannot be received for both 470 and 471.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): Mathematics 141; Physics 135 or 221.
Recommended Background: Calculus, physics, petrology, sedimentology and stratigraphy and structural geology or consent of instructor.

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