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Graduate Course Details
Number GLS 780
Title Applied Environmental Geophysics
Credits 4.0
Prerequisites GLS100 and PHS211 or permission of Department Chairperson


This course examines the theory and practice of geophysical methods currently used to help solve environmental problems. Methods include seismic refraction and reflection, gravity, magnetic, electrical resistivity, electromagnetic, ground-penetrating radar, and radioactivity surveys (Radon). A research paper, case analysis, or individual field project, and a brief presentation are also required.