Martyn Unsworth, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Phone
(780) 492-3041
Address
3-102 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

About

BA (1986) Cambridge University
PhD (1991) Cambridge University
Research Professor, University of Washington, (1993-2000)
Associate Professor, University of Alberta (2000 - 2004)
Professor,  University of Alberta (2004 - present)


Research

Electromagnetic geophysics
Plate tectonics
Volcanology
Geothermal energy

Courses

EAS 210 - Engineering Earth Science

Rock-forming minerals, origins of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks; economic minerals and ore deposits; rock weathering and soil formation, mass-wasting, groundwater, deformation of the earth's crust. Laboratories on identification of minerals and rocks and the interpretation of topographic and geologic maps and aerial photography. Prerequisite: Any 100-level Science course. Not available to students with credit in EAS 101, 105, or SCI 100. Intended for students in Engineering programs. Restricted to students in Engineering programs. [Faculty of Science]

Fall Term 2021
GEOPH 424 - Electromagnetic Methods in Geophysics

Theory and application of Maxwell's equations to geophysics; resistivity of rocks, electromagnetic exploration; magnetotellurics, frequency and time domain EM methods, forward and inverse techniques to image crustal and mantle structures. Analysis of EM data collected at field school. Pre- or corequisite: MATH 337. Prerequisites: PHYS 281 or 230, 381, GEOPH 325.

Fall Term 2021
GEOPH 524 - Electromagnetic Methods in Geophysics

Theory and application of Maxwell's equations to geophysics; resistivity of rocks, electromagnetic exploration; magnetotellurics, frequency and time domain EM methods, forward and inverse techniques to image crustal and mantle structures. Analysis of EM data collected at field school. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Note: This course cannot be taken for credit if credit has already been given for GEOPH 424.

Fall Term 2021

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