Mathieu Dumberry, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin


Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
3-093 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
T6G 2H5



BSc (1994) Physics, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada;

MSc (1998) Geophysics, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada;

PhD (2004) Geophysics, Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA;

Postdoctorate (2004-2007) Geophysics, University of Leeds, UK;

Assistant Professor (2008-2014) University of Alberta, Canada;

Associate Professor (2015-2019) University of Alberta, Canada;

Professor (2020-present) University of Alberta, Canada;



Earth and planetary magnetic fields, Earth's rotation and gravitational field, Archaeomagnetism, Global Geodynamics and planetary dynamics, Dynamo theory.


ASTRO 120 - Astronomy of the Solar System

The development of astronomy and astronomical techniques, including results obtained from the latest orbiting observatories. The origin, evolution and nature of the Earth, the other planets and non-planetary bodies will be discussed. Viewing experience will be available using the campus observatory. Prerequisites: Mathematics 30-1 and Physics 30.

Fall Term 2022

GEOPH 325 - Gravity, Magnetic, and Electrical Geophysics

Theory of gravity, shape of the earth, nature of the geomagnetic field, magnetic, and electrical exploration methods; factors controlling density, resistivity, and magnetic properties of rocks; applications in environmental geophysics, continental dynamics and mineral exploration; instrumentation. Analysis of gravity, magnetic and resistivity data. Prerequisite: PHYS 281 or 230, MATH 215 or 209 or 317.

Fall Term 2022

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