|Module code||GLY 703|
|Faculty||Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences|
Physical properties of rocks and minerals: porosity and permeability; density; magnetic properties; natural radioactivity; elastic properties; seismic wave attenuation; thermal properties; electrical properties. Basic principles and applications of various geophysical techniques: gravity, magnetic, resistivity, electromagnetic, seismic and radiometric techniques. Principles of basin analysis; controls on sea level change; subsurface analytical methods; basin mapping methods; subsidence analysis (decompaction and sediment loading, subsidence curves); sequence stratigraphy; sedimentation systems in different basin types; Precambrian basins.
|Contact time||5 lectures per week, 5 practical sessions per week|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Period of presentation||Year|
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