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Marine Geophysical Mapping Methods

  • 7.5 credits

The course addresses marine geological mapping with geophysical methods and sediment sampling.

The course includes theories on the geophysical mapping methods applied, a field mapping component, geophysical data post-processing and geological interpretation. There is a specific focus on mapping of the unconsolidated seafloor sediments and bottom topography using acoustic methods including single and multibeam echosounders and side-scan sonar.

  • Course structure


    One written exam, and a written report from the field trip.

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Consists of current scientific articles.

  • Contact

    Martin JakobssonProfessor of Marine geology and geophysics
    Martin Jakobsson
    +46 (0)8 16 47 19 | Room: R209