Sep 29, 2022  
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mansfield University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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GEOS 3440 - GEOPHYSICAL METHODS


This course introduces students to the science that underpins the most commonly used near-surface geophysical survey methods and provides experience in hands-on application of ground penetrating radar (GPR). Near-surface geophysical investigations are used in a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to geology, hydrogeology, mining, engineering, geomorphology, and archaeology. This course focuses on the use of geophysical methods on geomorphology and archaeology. This course focuses on the use of geophysical methods in geomorphology and archaeology.  For the purposes of this course, students will a) study the scientific underpinnings of a variety of geophysical methods, and b) learn how to collect, analyze, and process near surface geophysical data to investigate geomorphological and/or archaeological problems. This course is a requirement for the Geoarchaeology concentration buy may also be of interest to students studying environmental science or physics.

Prerequisites & Notes: Must have 30 earned credits.

Credits: 3cr



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