GEOL 4950: Directed Study - Geophysics of the Shallow Subsurface and Earth Materials

Dr. Donald M. Thieme

Department of Physics, Astronomy, and Geosciences

3 Credit Hours, completed over approximately four (4) weeks

Course Purpose and Overview

The student will learn about applications of physics in the earth sciences. Instruction will be provided with online modules delivered through BlazeView. There will also be an applied component to the course where the student will learn to use instruments for investigating subsurface deposits and for measuring earth materials based upon physical principles.

Required Textbook:

Milsom, J., and A. Eriksen, 2011, Field Geophysics, 4th Edition. Wiley, Chichester, UK.