KEA342 involves a series of lectures, practical work and geophysical field surveys, which include the integration of data, interpretation of results and the preparation of reports. The unit covers in detail seismic, gravity, magnetic, electrical and electromagnetic methods in geophysics and introduces topics of manual and automated data integration and analysis. Recommended for students planning a career in geophysics, mineral exploration or environmental geoscience.
This unit is designed to bring students' knowledge of these topics up to graduate level, adequate for school teaching and for continuation into 4thyear (honours), which is now recognised as the minimum professional level of training. This course is required for undertaking Honours in Geophysics and desirable for Honours in Environmental Geology, General Geology, Economic Geology and Marine Geoscience.
|Unit name||Applied Geophysics|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Natural Sciences
Dr Michael Roach
Dr Matthew Cracknell
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,126.00||010705|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
2 x 1-hr lectures, 3-hr practical sessions weekly (13 wks), 4 days field work
Excursion report (20%), practical assessment throughout semester (30%); theory exam (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about textbook requirements is available in the Unit Outline.
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