7.5 credits cr.
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This course provides an introduction to marine geophysics and geological interpretation of marine geophysical data.
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The course covers the theory behind standard marine geophysical mapping, focusing particularly on acoustic methods. The course includes a historical overview of how geophysical methods have been used to explore the oceans and how seafloor mapping has contributed to understanding of Earth’s evolution.
The course is given on-site & by distance
Note! For the distance course the re-exams may be held on campus.
The course litterature is the same for both courses.
For the distance course please go to course page
For the on-site course please keep reading the information below.
Autumn term 20 | The on-site course will be given as usual, on campus.
Is based on a written/oral assessment at the end of the course. Assessment criteria are:
A = Excellent
B = Very good
C = Good
D = Satisfactory
E = Sufficient
Fx = Insufficient
F = Entirely insufficient
The assessment criteria will be outlined at the start of the course. To pass the course, a minimum grade E is necessary.
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
The schedule is for the on-site course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
E. J. W. Jones, 1999
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For the distance course:
Professor of Marine geology and geophysics
+46 (0)8 16 47 19 | Room: R209
For the on-site course:
Assistant professor, Marine geophysical mapping and modelling
+46 (0)8 16 78 35 | Room: R215