Geophysics Research Group
Dr. Filina teaches the following courses:
Geophysical techniques to study the Earth: seismology, gravity, magnetics and heat flow. Students enrolled in this class participate in the Football Induced Seismicity project.Prereqs: PHYS 142 or PHYS 212
This course is offered every Fall semester
GEOL442/842 Environmental Geophysics
Introduction to the principles of seismic, ground-penetrating radar, and bore-hole geophysical methods and their application to groundwater, engineering, environmental, and archaeological investigations.Prereqs: MATH 107; PHYS 211; GEOL 101 or 106; or equivalent or permission.
This course will be offered in Spring 2025
GEOL445/845 Advanced Geophysics
Integrative analysis of geophysical data (gravity, magnetics, seismic) with geological information (well logs, tectonic history, etc.)Prereqs: GEOL 441/841.
This course is offered in the Spring semester of 2024
GEOL446/846 Exploration Geophysics
Geophysical methods used for petroleum exploration: potential fields, seismology, electrical and electromagnetic surveying.Prereqs: GEOL441/841 or Instruction Permission
This course will be offered if there is enough interest from students. Please contact Dr. Filina is interested.
GEOL947 Seminar in Geophysics
An essential seminar for graduate students that use geophysical methods in their research.
GEOL/METR/453/853 GIS in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Basic concepts of GIS, hands-on experience with various case studies from geology, meteorology, climatology and environmental applications.
Prereqs: Junior or above standing; and one of the following: or , or
This course will be offered in Fall 2023 and is planned again for Fall 2025.
GEOL498/898 Field Methods in Geophysics
Collecting multiple geophysical datasets in Nebraska with instrumentation from UNL Geophysics Lab; data processing and interpretation
This course was offered in Fall 2019. It will be offered again if there is enough interest from students. Please let me know!
GEOL498/898 Basin Analysis
Principles and application to petroleum play assessment
This course was offered once for graduate students only. Will be offered if there is enough interest from students seeking a petroleum-oriented career. Please let me know if you want this class!