2. GEOPH 210 Physics of the Earth
Evolution of the Earth; paleoclimatic reconstruction and climatic variations, variations in the Earth’s orbital parameters and sea-level changes; magnetic fields and rock magnetism; global geodynamics, mantle convection and the geodynamo; geohazards, earthquakes and magnetic storms.
3. GEOPH 223 Environmental
Monitoring and Mining Exploration Techniques
Near surface geophysical techniques; gravity, magnetics, shallow seismic, electrical and electromagnetic methods, radiometric; environmental monitoring; rock properties; the effect of contaminants on rock properties.
4. GEOPH 325 Gravity, Magnetic and Electrical Techniques
Theory of gravity, shape of the earth, nature of the geomagnetic field, magnetic, and electrical exploration methods; factors controlling density, resistivity, and magnetic properties of rocks; applications in environmental geophysics, continental dynamics and mineral exploration; instrumentation. Analysis of gravity, magnetic and resistivity data.
5. GEOPH 437 Environmental
and Exploration Geophysics (including the summer field school).
Electrical, electromagnetic, gravity, magnetic, and survey data sets are obtained by the student during field school are processed, modeled, and interpreted by the student in a computer workstation laboratory; final results are presented in the form of professional reports.
6. GEOPH 436 Geophysics Summer Field School
7. GEOPH 612 Paleomagnetism and petromagnetism (theory and application).
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