Jun 13, 2024  
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ERSC 4444 - Geophysics


Three hours lecture. Two hours laboratory per week. Four credit hours.

Introduction to the many applications of physics to studies of Earth’s structure and dynamics from crust to core. Lecture topics include plate tectonics and plate kinematics, seismic reflection, seismic refraction, earthquake seismology, gravity and isostasy, magnetics, geodesy, and heat flow. Laboratory exercises will provide hands-on experience in the measurement and analysis of geophysical data. Dual listed in the Graduate Catalog as ERSC 5444

Prerequisites: Introductory Physics (PHYS 1321  or PHYS 2321  ), and introductory Geology (ERSC 1302  or ERSC 1304  ), or consent of instructor
Prerequisite/Concurrent: A course in Calculus ​MATH 1451  or MATH 1342  



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