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
EdmontonAB
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 2022

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 2022

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 2022

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