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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 12.201 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Essentials of Geophysics 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Robert Van Der Hilst 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 12.201 / 12.501 Essentials of Geophysics



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features a full set of lecture notes and assignments.


    Course Description


    This course is designed to be a survey of the various subdisciplines of geophysics (geodesy, gravity, geomagnetism, seismology, and geodynamics) and how they might relate to or be relevant for other planets. No prior background in Earth sciences is assumed, but students should be comfortable with vector calculus, classical mechanics, and potential field theory.



    Technical Requirements


    MATLAB® software is required to run the .m files found on this course site.

     

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