Vadim Kravchinsky, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Associate Chair, Faculty of Science - Physics

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Physics Admin
Email
vadim@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-7464
Address
CCIS 3-106 Centennial Ctr For Interdisciplinary SCS II
11335 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Associate Chair, Faculty of Science - Physics
Email
vadim@ualberta.ca

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

geophysics paleomagnetism plate tectonics paleoclimate


About

Ph.D. in geophysics: Irkutsk State Technical University (Russia, http://www.istu.irk.ru/)

B.Sc. and M.Sc in geophysics: Irkutsk State Technical University 

Work experience: Irkutsk Geophysics Expedition (industry), Russian Academy of Science, Institut du Physique de Globe de Paris, University of Alberta

See more at https://sites.ualberta.ca/~vadim


Research

Geophysics, paleomagnetism, petromagnetism, paleoclimate, environmental magnetism, magnetostratigraphy, tectonophysics


Teaching

Geophysics and physics, geophysics field school

Courses

GEOPH 110 - Introduction to Geophysics

Introduction to both whole Earth geophysics and commercial exploration geophysics. Topics include: earthquakes, seismology, gravity and the shape of the Earth, plate tectonics, atmospheric and space physics, geomagnetic field, geochronology, geoelectricity, geothermal studies, comparison of Earth with other planets, Sun-Earth interactions, and discussion of geophysics as a career. Prerequisites: Physics 20 and Mathematics 30. Note: Credit will be given for only one of GEOPH 110 or 210.

Winter Term 2022

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