cod. 02068

Academic year 2020/21
1° year of course - First semester
- Roberto FRANCESE
Academic discipline
Geofisica applicata (GEO/11)
Discipline geofisiche
Type of training activity
62 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

Understanding the fundamentals of the major geophysical prospecting techniques for environmental and engineering purposes and to exploit georesources.


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Course unit content

Seismic methods, electrical methods and electro-magnetic methods, joint methods.

Full programme

1. Seismic methods;
2. Electrical methods.
3. Electro-magnetic methods;
4. Integration of different techniques for investigating aquifers;
5. Field and laboratory work.


Applied Geophysics 2nd Edition
by W. M. Telford, L. P. Geldart, R. E. Sheriff; Course notes.

Teaching methods

Lectures, Laboratories, Field and team work.
Lectures will cover both theory and applications.
Laboratory work will be organized in groups of three-four students focusing on the solution of practical problems also using data collected during field work.

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination.
The final test is comprised of 4 questions (over 5 available) and a problem. Each answer as well as the solution of the problem score a maximum of 6 points.
Laude requires scoring 35 points.

Other information

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