Welcome to the Wikiversity School of Geophysics.
Geophysics, the study of planets (primarily Earth) by quantitative methods specific to Physics. It especially relates to a planets Physics phenomena, including studies on seismic forces, electromagnetic fields, and radioactivity. The included subjects interrelate with other sciences, including The School of Earth Sciences.
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- Seismology (earthquakes and elastic waves)
- Gravity and geodesy (the earth's gravitational field and the size and form of the earth)
- Atmospheric science, which includes:
- Geothermometry (heating of the earth, heat flow, volcanology, and hot springs)
- Hydrology (ground and surface water, sometimes including Glaciology)
- Physical oceanography
- Tectonophysics (geological processes in the earth)
- Exploration and engineering geophysics
- Geophysical Engineering
- Applied geophysics
- Mineral Physics
- Engineering geology
- Planetary Science
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- Since 26 November 2014 with creating the lecture Geoseismology --Marshallsumter (discuss • contribs) 23:42, 15 April 2018 (UTC)
School news[edit | edit source]
- 6 January 2007 - School founded!