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EESC 4424 Environmental Geophysics (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This is a practical course in the methods of geophysical exploration. The emphasis is on the methods that are used in environmental site assessments and geotechnical engineering work. The principles and methods studied are also applicable to petroleum and mineral exploration. The methods covered include: resistivity, induced polarization, electromagnetics, magnetics, gravity, self potentials, ground penetrating radar and seismic refraction and reflection. In this course students will conduct geophysical investigations of selected field sites. Relevant lectures will be given on field methodology, instrumentation, theory, and interpretation. A one-hour discussion/laboratory is required.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Dept

Prerequisites: MATH1102-1103, PHYS2211-2122, or permission of instructor

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Last Updated: 13-Apr-14