Potential field methods

  • Cours (CM) 14h
  • Cours intégrés (CI) -
  • Travaux dirigés (TD) 10h
  • Travaux pratiques (TP) -
  • Travail étudiant (TE) -

Langue de l'enseignement : Anglais

Niveau de l'enseignement : C1-Autonome - Utilisateur expérimenté

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

The purpose of this course is to give fundamentals of potential field theory applied to geophysical prospecting, with a particular focus on gravity field and an introduction to magnetic field.
- Potential field theory
- Geophysical anomalies, field measurements, studies scales
- Tools for forward and inverse problems in potential fields interpretation - Applications to reservoir studies

Compétences à acquérir

By the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Understand and apply basic concepts and classical processing to gravity and magnetic prospecting data.
  • Interpret these geophysical data in relation with geological informations.

Bibliographie, lectures recommandées

Suggested reading :
  • Blakely, R. (1995). Potential Theory in Gravity and Magnetic Applications. Cambridge University Press.
  • Hinze W.J.,V on Frese R.R.B., Saad A.H. (2013.).Gravity and magnetic exploration. Principles, practices and applications, Cambridge University Press.
  • Telford W.M., Geldart L.P. and Sheriff R.E., (2004) Applied Geophysics, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press.

Contact

Ecole et Observatoire des Sciences de la Terre

5 RUE RENE DESCARTES
67084 STRASBOURG
0368850353


MASTER - Sciences de la Terre et des planètes, environnement