EOS 480

Applied Geophysics

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

An introduction to geophysical methods used in resource exploration and in investigations of crustal structure. Topics include principles and applications of seismic, gravity, magnetic, electrical and electromagnetic methods. Emphasis will be placed on interpretation of geophysical data for Earth structure.


  • Minimum fourth-year standing; and
  • declared Honours or Major in Earth and Ocean Sciences or Physics ; or
  • permission of the school.

Undergraduate course in Earth and Ocean Sciences offered by the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences in the Faculty of Science.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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