EAS 4370 - Field Geophysics

Spring. 4 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: MATH 1920  and PHYS 2208 , PHYS 2213 , or equivalent. 40 hours of field work, to be completed primarily over several weekends after spring break, is required to complete the class.

L. Brown.

Fundamentals of subsurface imaging by geophysical methods as used in resource exploration and environmental investigations. Covers seismic, gravity, magnetics, resistivity, geodetic and ground-penetrating radar (GPR) techniques. Field exercises will allow students to collect such data near campus that is of local or regional societal relevance, analyze it, and communicate the results.

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