Waveform Geophysics

Waveform Geophysics
Principles and methods used in seismic and ground-penetrating radar (GPR) geophysics, with petroleum exploration, engineering, environmental, and hydrological applications. Includes introduction to state-of-the-art industrial software applications for data processing and visualization.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesInstructor's consent.
 RecommendedGeol 375, Phscs 105, 106; or equivalents.
Course Outcomes

Learning Outcome 1

Introduction tothe seismic method, especially for the reflection case.

Learning Outcome 2

Provide a quantitative and theoreticalunderstanding of how the seismic method operates.

Learning Outcome 3

Enable students to comprehend how reflection data are acquired, processed, and interpreted.

Learning Outcome 4

Process seismic reflection data acquired by USGS/ BYU using state-of-the-art tools.