Recherche en géophysique

Recherche en géophysique
Diplôme d'ingénieur de l'École et observatoire des sciences de la Terre (EOST)Parcours Diplôme d'ingénieur de l'EOST


Lors de chaque séminaire, les intervenants présenteront la recherche qu'ils effectuent. Les thématiques variées permettront de découvrir la variété de la recherche faite à l'Eost.

During each seminar, the speakers will present the research they are carrying out. The various themes will allow you to discover the variety of research done at Eost.

A la fin de ce cours, vous serez capable de :

  • Mieux appréhender la démarche scientifique
  • Mieux appréhender votre environnement d’études
  • Better understand the scientific process
  • Better understand your study environment

Compétences visées

'Recherche en géophysique' est une série de séminaires présentés par des chercheurs ou des enseignants-chercheurs de l'Institut Terre et Environnement de Strasbourg (Ites), le laboratoire de recherche de l'Eost.

‘Research in Geophysics' is a series of seminars presented by researchers or teacher-researchers from the Institut Terre et Environnement de Strasbourg (Ites), the research laboratory of Eost.

School regulations

The curriculum includes three years of study: admissions, the organisation of studies, assessments, placements and vivas, graduation and international exchanges are all explained in the current school rules (pdf).

First and second year courses

First and second year courses

  • General modules: mechanics, geology, mathematics, IT, digital analysis, signal processing, inverse methods.
  • Geophysical methods: physics of the Earth, seismology, seismic modelling and imaging, geodesy, gravimetry, potential methods, geomagnetism, electromagnetism, rock physics and fracture, hydrology.
  • Practical work: geophysical measurements in the field (photo) and in the laboratory, geology field placements in the Alps.
  • Languages and economic and social sciences: English, modern language 2, economics, industrial property, management, sustainable development, ethics, quality, company health and safety
  • IT and research projects, shared with the first year of the master’s degree
  • Summer placements at a laboratory or company, with numerous opportunities abroad (international placement contact: Mike Heap)

Third year course

Students have a choice of 3 specialisations in the third year:

  • Geophysics applied to the exploration and production of raw materials: seismic and hydrodynamic characterisation of reservoirs, seismic processing and interpretation, potential methods.
  • Geophysics applied to geotechnics: geotechnics and the resistance of materials applied in civil engineering, geomechanics, hydrogeophysics, electromagnetic methods, earthquake.
  • Hydrogeology, hydrogeochemistry, hydrogeophysics (HydroG3).

Additional teaching:

  • Languages and economic and social sciences: English, energy economy, company strategy and structure.
  • Geophysics field camp in Alsace (photo).  Here are images of a normal fault in the Rhine Graben taken by students.
  • 6-month industry placement culminating in the writing of a dissertation and a viva before a jury in order to obtain the engineering degree. The placements are carried out all over the world.