The Geophysics program uses the principles of physics to understand the structure and dynamics of the Earth. Geophysical research is used to detect energy sources, mineral deposits, oil, artifacts. Geophysicists study the principles of physics, mathematics to study the Earth's surface, internal structure, composition, atmosphere, magnetosphere.
Related fields of geophysics include:
- earthquake seismology
- exploratory seismology
- electromagnetic geophysics
- gravitational, magnetic geophysics
- high-pressure geophysics.
Disciplines of the geophysics program:
- Introductory geophysics
- Introduction to Mineralogy with the Basics of Mineral Optics
- Field Course in Applied Geophysics
- Field course of geophysics.
Most geophysics graduates work in the resource industry in mining or oil companies, in related service industries, and more graduates are hiring environmental industries and consulting firms. Geologists, geophysicists belong to a select group of professionals whose skills are in demand all over the world.
Check out the list of top geophysics programs in Canada 2022 according to the QS World University Rankings.