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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
GEO 470 - Geophysics
Concepts of earth physics are introduced. The principles of physics are applied to explore the subsurface. Modern geophysical methods, including gravity, magnetism, seismics, magnetotellurics, radar, electrical, well-logging, and remote sensing are discussed in lecture and applied in laboratory experiments and field measurements. (3-0-3) Offered winter semester of even-numbered years. Prerequisite: MTH 201 or permission of instructor; PHY 220 or PHY 230 recommended.