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Applied Geophysics
APPL GEOPHYS
CLASS CODE: GEOL 445 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $30.00
DIVISION: PHYSICAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT: GEOLOGY
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Learning and applying various geophysical methods to explore and characterize materials in the subsurface. Field trips included.
TAUGHT: Winter/ Fall '04, Winter/Fall '06, Winter/Fall '08
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 1. Potential Methods (Gravity and Magnetics)
2. Seismic Reflection and Refraction
3. Well Logging and Interpretation
4. Geologic problem solving using integrated geophysical methods
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Know the principles of gravity.
2. Know the basic principles of magnetism.
3. Know the basic principles of seismology.
4. Understand how rock properties can be interpreted from geophysical data.
5. Understand how to proberly collect geophusical data.
6. Understand the physical and spatial limitations to each geophysical method's agility to determine rock properties.
REQUIREMENTS: Significant preparation for and participation in class. Field trips are required.
PREREQUISITES: MATH 112, PHYS 105 or 121 or 201 or Instructors approval
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004