Mathieu Dumberry, PhD
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.
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.
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.