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Ge111a Schedule

Last updated 02/02/19

Recommended textbooks
1. An introduction to applied and environmental geophysics / John M. Reynolds Library Link
2. Introduction to Applied Geophysics / Burger, Sheehan, Jones (Copy in S. Mudd computer lab)

Note: Homework is due at the beginning of class.


Class Date Topic(s) Reading and Homework
Homework
Due
1 9am Thurs 01/10
162 SMD
Intro to Ge 111
(Rob)
None

2
1pm Thurs 01/17
251 Arms
Seismic Refraction
(Rob)
Reynolds pp. 276-291
Lecture Notes
01/25
HW 1

3

9am Fri 01/25
251 Arms

Gravity and Magnetics
(Mark)
Reynolds Ch. 2
Lecture Notes
Gravity Instructions
Millikan Gravity Data
S. Mudd Gravity Data

02/01
HW 2

4

9am Fri 02/01
251 Arms

GIS and Tectonics
(Mark)
Lecture Notes (GIS)
Lecture Notes (Tectonics)
Yule (2009)
Gold et al. (2015)
Beyer et al. (2018)

02/08
HW 3
5 1pm Thurs 02/07
251 Arms
Tomography and
Surface Waves (Rob)
Lecture Notes
Shot gathers: #1 #2 #3 #4 #5
Travel-time picks Plotting script
02/14
HW 4
6 1pm Thurs 02/14
251 Arms
Seismic Reflection
(Rob)
Reynolds Ch. 4, 6
Lecture Notes
02/21
HW 5
7 1pm Thurs 02/21
251 Arms
Ground Penetrating
Radar (Rob)
Reynolds Ch. 6, 13, 14 TBD
8 1pm Thurs 02/28
251 Arms
Camping and Field
Logistics (Rob)
Fill out emergency form N/A
9 N/A GIS Lab
(Lisa Christiansen)
Postponed to spring term N/A

10

9am Fri 03/08
251 Arms

Resistivity and
Field Update
(Mark)
Resistivity Notes
Nur et al. (1993)
Sieh et al. (1993)
Rockwell et al. (2000)
Fialko (2004)
Read by 03/14

Report by 03/20

Field trip: March 14-16, 2019


Ge111b Schedule (NOT YET UPDATED FOR 2019)



Week Date Topic(s)
1 April 6 Intro
2 April 11 Seismic Refraction
3 April 18 Seismic Tomography
4 April 25 Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
5 May 2 Resistivity
6 May 9 General, nothing scheduled in specific
7 May 16 Magnetics and Gravity + Wrap up
8 May 26 (by 5 pm) Write-up due!