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ESC3340

Faculty of Science

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 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.

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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Faculty

Science

Organisational Unit

School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment

Coordinator(s)

Associate Professor Peter Betts

Offered

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)
  • Summer semester A 2016 (Day)

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.

Workload requirements

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

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Chief examiner(s)

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

Prerequisites

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