GEOL 120 - Introduction to GeophysicsSemester Hours: 3
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.)
No liberal arts credit.
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