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772675S Geophysics in economic geology, 5 ECTS cr 
Code 772675S  Validity 01.08.2012 -
Name Geophysics in economic geology  Abbreviation Geophysics in e 
Scope5 ECTS cr   
TypeAdvanced Studies Discipline3256 Geology and Mineralogy 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Oulu Mining School 

Elena Kozlovskaya 

ECTS Credits 

5 credits

Language of instruction 



4th or 5th year

Learning outcomes 

The students comprehend the main techniques used in exploration geophysics and have become familiar with a number of casa studies. They should be able to interpret basic geophysical data and their importance in target evaluation.


Geophysical methods in exploration and their use in exploration targeting.

Mode of delivery 

Face to face

Learning activities and teaching methods 

30 h lectures, data interpretation exercises.

Target group 

Master's students and PhD students in geology.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Bachelor's degree.

Recommended or required reading 

Reynolds, J.M. (2011) An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics,  Wiley-Blackwell

Everett M.E. (2013) Near-Surface Applied Geophysics. Cambridge University Press.

Kearey, P., Brooks, M., Hill, I. (2002) An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration. Blackwell Science.
Geophysical methods, in: Moon et al. (2009) Introduction to Mineral Exploration, Blackwell

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Assessment methods and criteria 


Read more about assessment criteria at the University of Oulu webpage.



Person responsible 

Elena Kozlovskaya

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Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has ended Geophysics in economic geology  Course  Elena Kozlovskaya  08.01.20 -09.03.20

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