Postgraduate Course: Advanced Exploration Methods (PGGE11163)
|School||School of Geosciences
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This is a core course for the MSc degree programme in Exploration Geophysics, and it is also available for other post-graduates in the school (MScs + PhDs) as an optional course.
The course covers these topics:
1. Time-lapse (4D) seismic
2. Seismic anisotropy
3. Multicomponent seismics
4. Controlled source E&M
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None.
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| On completion of this course, the students should achieve the following learning outcomes:
* A familiarity with current leading-edge geophysical methods, including 4D, anisotropy, multicomponent, and controlled source EM.
* An understanding of the basic principle of these methods and how they have been applied in the industry.
* An understanding of the limitation of these methods and future development needs.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Disabled students will not be at a disadvantage for the majority of the course, as it is lecture and classroom-based.
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||100% continuous assessment
|Keywords||Advanced Exploration Methods, Time-lapse, Seismic, Multicomponent Controlled Source
|Course organiser||Dr Mark Chapman
Tel: (0131 6)50 8521
|Course secretary||Mrs Christine Wilson
Tel: (0131 6)50 4866