GEOL 525 - Geophysics

An introduction to the physics of the earth and the geophysical sciences. Refraction and reflection seismology, magnetic, electrical, gravity, radioactivity, and geothermal methods are included in lecture topics, laboratory exercises, and field investigations. Emphasizes the application of geophysical methods to energy, mineral and groundwater exploration, site evaluation, pollution detection, and other applied problems. Not open to students who have credit in GEOL 425.

College: Sciences and Humanities
Hours: 3
Permission: Y
Prerequisite: MATH 165
Prerequisite: PHYC 110
Prerequisite: MATH 161
Co-requisite: none