Winter 2015

SIO 226 INTRODUCTION TO MARINE GEOPHYSICS

Instructors: LeRoy Dorman (LD, 534-2406) and David Chadwell (DC, 534-2663)
With assistance from: Steve Cande (SC) and Jeff Gee (JG)

Time: MWF 1100-1150

Location:  VAUGN 300

Section ID: 823065

Date Topic Speaker
1-5
Seafloor Geodesy
DC
1-7
Marine Gravity
LD
1-9
Marine Gravity
LD
1-12
Marine Gravity
LD
1-14
Marine Gravity LD
1-16
Discussion of Marine Gravity Altimetry Papers
Class
1-19 Holiday Martin Luther King Day
1-21
Seafloor Mapping
DC
1-23
Open day, work on your papers

1-26
Seafloor Mapping
DC
1-28
Seafloor Mapping
DC
1-30
Discussion of Seafloor Mapping Papers
Class
2-2
Refraction Seismology

2-4
Refraction Seismology
LD
2-6
Refraction Seismology
LD
2-9
Refraction Seismology
LD
2-11
Refraction Seismology Discussion
LD
2-13 Reflection Seismology DC
2-16 President's Day Holiday
2-18 Reflection Seismology DC
2-20 Reflection Seismology
DC
2-23 Reflection Seismology Discussion
Class
2-25 Marine Magnetics
DC
2-27
Marine Magnetics Paleomagnetics
JG
3-2
Marine Magnetics
SC
3-4
Marine Magnetics Discussion
Class
3-6
Seafloor Heatflow LD
3-9 Seafloor Heatflow LD
3-11
Seafloor Seismicity
LD
3-13
Discussion of Heatflow + Seismicity Papers Class

Research papers assigned for each topic

Texts:

W. Telford, L. Geldart, R. Sheriff, and D. Keys, Applied Geophysics, TN269 .A663 1990

Brown, Joan and others, (The Open University), The Ocean Basins: Their Structure and Evolution QE39 .O23 1989

References:

J. Claerbout, Imaging the Earth's Interior, QE539 .C53 1985

M. Dobrin, Introduction to Geophysical Prospecting, TN269.D6 1988

C.M.R. Fowler, The Solid Earth, QC806.F625 1990

G. Garland, The Earth's Shape and Gravity, QB331.G233 1965

F. Grant and G. West, Interpretation Theory in Applied Geophysics, QE501 .G761 1965

L. Hatton, M. Worthington, and J. Makin, Seismic Data Processing, QE538.5 .H37 1986

P. Kearey and M. Brooks, An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration, TN269 .K25 1984

 O. Yilmaz, Seismic Data Processing, TN269 .Y55 1987 .

Grade based on: (1) written paper reviews, and (2) in-class presentations.