Environmental Geophysics

ESC 3221 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Examines how geophysical techniques can help solve a wide range of environmental and engineering problems. After a brief historical survey, the most commonly used methods are considered in detail, including seismic, gravity, magnetics, resistivity, electromagnetics, ground-penetrating radar, and borehole methods. Emphasizes practical applications and uses numerous case studies as examples. Offers students an opportunity to design and plan geophysical studies based on actual and theoretical situations. Intended for both students and practicing professionals.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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