GPGN 314 - Applied Geophysics

Description
(II) Applied Geophysics is an introductory course on the theory and application of gravity, magnetic, electrical, electromagnetic, and seismic methods for imaging the Earth's subsurface. These tools are employed in various geotechnical and environmental engineering problems, resource exploration and production monitoring, geothermal site characterization, hazards, and humanitarian efforts. Through the combination of three one-hour lectures and one three-hour lab each week, the students are provided with the fundamental theory and hands on field experiments for each of these techniques including the principles, instrumentation, and procedures of data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation. Prerequisite: MATH213, MATH225, GPGN328. Co-requisite: GPGN329. 3 hours lecture; 3 hours lab; 4 semester hours.
Credits
4
Attributes
UG Required Crse for Schdlng
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MWF, Th
Avg. Class Size
27
Avg. Sections
3