SIO239: Geophysical Field Methods, Spring 2015
Field course teaching practical aspects of near-surface geophysical exploration. Lectures supplement the field work with theory and background on GPS, gravity, radar, resistivity, magnetics, electromagnetic induction and seismic methods. Includes preliminary data analysis and student presentations.
Tu, March 31 - introduction, magnetotellurics, transient electromagnetics
Th, April 2 - resistivity, magnetics, ground penetrating radar
Tu, April 7 - gravity, gps
Th, April 9 - reflection and refraction seismology
Tu-Fri, April 14-17 - field survey in the Mojave Desert
Tu, April 21 - break out into teams, distribute data and analysis codes
Weeks 5 - 9:
Preliminary data analysis by student teams
Team presentations of preliminary data analyses
Near Surface Applied Geophysics by Mark Everett, Cambridge University Press, 2013. A copy is available in the IGPP Reading Room.