Mathieu Dumberry, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Director IGR/Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Email
dumberry@ualberta.ca
Address
3-093 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Director IGR/Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics
Email
dumberry@ualberta.ca

Overview

About

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;


 


Research

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

Courses

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.


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.


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