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    Hofstra University
   
 
  Sep 21, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin
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GEOL 120 - Introduction to Geophysics

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
Principles of mathematics and physics as applied to Earth processes that affect the continental and ocean crust, asthenosphere, mantle and core. The application of geophysical techniques for oil and mineral exploration through the analysis and interpretation of data collected through seismic surveys, geomagnetic measurements, electrical methods of well logging, and gravity and heat flow measurements. The application of geophysics to earthquake prediction, isostatic adjustments and geothermal energy resources. (2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.)

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
No liberal arts credit.


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