Learning outcomes of the course unit
This Course aims to introduce students to geological and geophysical techniques of Subsurface Geology that reprents today the most important and widely vehicle for petroleoum exploration.
Advanced Knowledges of Applied Geophysics
Course contents summary
Intoduction, Seismic Reflection Surveying, Gravity and Magnetic Surveying, Introduction to Geophysical Borehole Logging, Introduction to Seismic Stratigraphy and Seismic Interpretation
Drury S. et al., Basin Analysis Techniques. The Open University Press, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, U.K.
Walker G.L., Subsurface Geological Mapping. Prentice Hall PTR, USA.
Withjack M.A., Bally A.W. et al., Seismic Expression of Structural Styles, Geol. Soc. Of America Short Course, USA.
Badley E.M., Practical Seismic Interpretation. Riedel Publishing Company, Boston, USA. Asquit G., Basic Well Log Analysis for Geologists. AAPG, USA.
The course consists of oral lectures and practical activities mainly concerning the interpretation of seismic reflection lines.
Assessment methods and criteria
The final grading will be based on oral examination, participation, practicals and homework.