Event Date: 

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:00 to Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:00

Location: 

St Peterburg Education Center, Clonbur, Co. Galway

Description: 

A practical weekend course for students & recent graduates introducing geophysical methods & providing hands-on experience with various equipment.
 
Fee includes 2 nights B&B accommodation, 2 evening meals, 2 packed lunches, & bus transport to/from field.
 
Attendees are responsible for their own travel arrangements to/from accommodation.
 
Booking is essential as places are limited.
 
Cost:
               Member Non-Member
Undergraduate  €100 €115
Postgraduate €150 €200
Graduate  €200 €250
 
Registration: Email Kieran Parker at secretary.iaeg@gmail.com
 
 
Applied Geophysics Field Course, February 2017
 
Friday 24th February 2017
 
16.00 - 18.00 Registration (Petersburg Education Centre, Clonbur, Co. Galway)
18.00 - 19.00 Dinner
19.00 – 19.10 Welcoming Address: IAEG President (Orla McKenna)
19.10 – 20.00 Lecture: Gold exploration in West Africa (Tim Archer)
 
Saturday 25th February 2017
 
08.45 – 09.15 Lecture: Introduction to geophysics / outline of the day
09.15 – 09.45 Travel to field
09:45 - 12.45 Field Exercises:
  • Electrical resistivity tomography
  • Frequency domain EM
  • Magnetics & VLF
Centre Exercises:
  • Seismic refraction
  • Ground penetrating radar
  • Radiometrics
12.45 - 13.30 Lunch Break & Change Over
13.30 - 16.30 Field & Centre Exercises (contd.)
16.30 – 17.00 Return to Petersburg
18.00 – 19.15 Dinner - and rugby !! (Ireland v France; KO @ 16:50)
19.15 – 20.15 Lecture: Tellus Geophysics (James Hodgson)
 
Sunday 26th February 2017
 
09.00 - 11.00 Data Processing / Interpretation
11.00 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 13.00 Presentation of Results