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Geophysics: regional mapping (6 points)


Leader: Professor Jim Cull and Dr George Jung

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will give a broad introduction to geophysical methods for students interested in the application of physics and mathematics for mineral exploration and general earth studies. Methods for gathering, processing and interpreting gravity, magnetic and radiometric data are presented in order to provide geological constraints for mineral exploration, regional mapping and numerical models. This unit is completed with an introduction to image processing and remote sensing methods.

Assessment: Practical assignments: 30% + Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and one 3-hour practical per week

Prohibitions: GPS3011, GPS3022, GPS3221

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