380:606 Electrical Environmental Geophysics

Instructor: Slater
Terms Taught: Fall
Credits: 3

Course Description
Application of geophysical methods in the characterization of near-surface features, with emphasis on environmental and engineering problems; utility of the various methods (seismic, potential field, electrical, and electromagnetic) in providing solution.
Pre-requisites: Applied geophysics and permission of instructor.

Learning Objectives
• Comprehension of the theory of application of electrical geophysical techniques in environmental studies
• Understanding of the link between geophysical properties controlling electrical signals and subsurface environmental parameters
• Understanding of field survey procedures in electrical field methods
• Competency running electrical field instruments
• Ability to perform basic processing of electrical field datasets using current software packages
• Able to provide an informed interpretation of processed electrical datasets