GPH 311 Seismic Exploration (2+1) credit-hours.
Introduction, Importance of seismic exploration. Theory of elasticity. Seismic waves and seismic velocities. Reflection and refraction. Time-distance relations in layered media. Instrumentation and field procedures. Seismic sources and receivers. Seismic noise. Measurements of velocity. Data reduction and interpretation. A one day field trip is required