2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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GEOL 571 - 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.
Recommended Background: Calculus, physics, petrology, sedimentology and stratigraphy and structural geology or consent of instructor.



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