Understanding the fundamentals of the major geophysical prospecting techniques for environmental and engineering purposes and to exploit georesources.
Course contents summary
Seismic methods, electrical methods and electro-magnetic methods, joint methods.
1. Seismic methods;
2. Electrical methods.
3. Electro-magnetic methods;
4. Integration of different techniques for investigating aquifers;
5. Field and laboratory work.
Applied Geophysics 2nd Edition
by W. M. Telford, L. P. Geldart, R. E. Sheriff; Course notes.
Lectures, Laboratories, Field and team work.
Lectures will cover both theory and applications.
Laboratory work will be organized in groups of three-four students focusing on the solution of practical problems also using data collected during field work.
Assessment methods and criteria
The final test is comprised of 4 questions (over 5 available) and a problem. Each answer as well as the solution of the problem score a maximum of 6 points.
Laude requires scoring 35 points.