Geophysics for Environmental Scientists
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Welcome to the “Geophysical Skills Development for Environmental Scientists” course web site. On these pages you will find information about the course, who should attend and how to apply for a place.
Monday 11th May through to Friday 15th May 2020 (inclusive) - postponed to later in the year
Participants will gain practical experience of geophysical data collection, processing and interpretation under commercial conditions - a key skill for future research and/or commercial sector employment. There are two inter-linked, components;
- a 5-day skills theory & practice workshop at Keele University
Who should attend
Environmental and natural scientists that have limited theoretical/practical experience of near-surface geophysics but wish (or intend) to use these techniques in their research or future career. Places will be allocated preferentially to NERC-funded PhD students (at all stages), Early Career Researchers and Fellowship holders (i.e., 50% or more funded by NERC). However, a number of funded places may be available to applicants who do not meet these criteria.
This year we are also opening up the course to a limited number of graduate-entry commercial employees, keeping in mind that they are not the focus of the course. As the course is accredited by the Geological Society, Fellows will have a course fee discount.