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Marine Petrophysics

This course provides an introduction to marine petrophysics, the study of sediment physical properties and their interaction with fluids.

Marine Petrophysics collage

The course covers laboratory and in-situ methods for measuring standard petyrophysical properties of marine sediments. These include, pore space properties and permeability, as well the elastic, geocmechanical, electrical and thermal properties. The course will look at quantitative relationships between these properties, and through numerical exercises, the students will learn how they are commonly applied within industry and research to investigate different marine geological processes. Re-exams may be held on campus.

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  • Course literature

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

    Malcom Rider and Martin Kennedy, 2011
    The Geological Interpretation of Well Logs (third edition)
    Rider-French Consulting Ltd., Scotland
    ISBN: 978-0-9541906-8-2

  • Contact

    Matt O'ReganResearch scientist, Sediment physical properties
    Matt O'Regan
    +46 (0)8 674 78 57 | Room: R233