Geophysical Data Analysis

Module code: GL3112
Pre-requisites: GL2108

This module builds on your second-year studies of the principles of geophysics and takes you through the theory and application of widely used advanced geophysical data analysis methods. It will also help you develop your skills in using scientific computing software to solve geophysical problems.

Topics covered

  • Geostatistics
  • Linear regression analysis
  • Managing geophysical errors
  • Bayesian statistics, inference and risk analysis.
  • Machine learning.
  • Linear inverse problems.
  • Non-linear inverse problems
  • Spectral analysis
  • Advanced geophysical analysis techniques.

Learning

  • 9 hours of lectures
  • 9 hours of seminars
  • 18 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 114 hours of guided independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (60%)
  • Assessed practical (20%)
  • Seminar presentation (20%)