units

ESC3340

Faculty of Science

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Science
Organisational UnitSchool of Geosciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Summer semester A 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Peter Betts

Synopsis

This unit will provide an opportunity for more numerate students to investigate advanced topics in geophysical surveys, system development, imaging and analysis. It will cater for cross-discipline studies in physics, mathematics, electronics, IT, and geospatial technology. Students will gain an appreciation of innovation in instrumentation and application of new technology for sub-surface imaging.

Outcomes

On completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. Generate geophysical data;

  1. Manipulate geophysical data;

  1. Interpret geophysical data;

  1. Present the outcomes of a research project both orally and in written form.

Assessment

Combination of written exam(s), assessed practical(s), report(s), and/or oral presentation(s). The details of assessment will be determined and agreed between third year co-ordinator and student(s) in writing at the beginning of the project.

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Equivalent course work or independent study to 6 points of 3rd year.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

12 credit points at level two in ESC, PHS or MTH units.