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PHYS 4400  GEOPHYSICS (3 credits)

A study of geophysical techniques used to understand the earth, study environmental problems, and in resource exploration. Seismic, gravity, heat flow, magnetic and other methods will be presented. The insights from these methods into earthquake events, stress distributions, rock rheology and plate tectonics will also be addressed. Interpretive skills will be emphasized. (Cross-listed with GEOL 4400).

Prerequisite(s): GEOL 1170, PHYS 1110 or higher, or permission of instructor