Geo Sci 316: Students Conduct Geophysical Surveys in Lake Park

In Geo Sci 316: Introduction to Geophysics, students braved the strong winds and cold weather to conduct geophysical surveys near Lake Park on October 3.

Geophysics Students

By measuring small variations in Earth’s gravity, students were able to determine the density of the glacial sediments that form the cliffs near the lake front. By studying electrical properties of the ground, we estimated the depth to water-saturated sediments.

Geophysics Students