To introduce students with the nature and subject matter of descriptive and applied geophysics studies and also the basic physical properties of rocks, phenomena and physical fields occurring in the geosphere.
To introduce students to the physical and geological basics of methods of applied geophysics.
To introduce students to surface and hole geophysical methods used to identify and search for mineral deposits.
To familiarise students with apparatus, equipment and methodology of field research in surface seismic, gravimetric, electrometric, radiometry and magnetometry.
To familiarise students with issues and problems associated with geophysical measurements and apparatus in boreholes.
To familiarise students with the basics of descriptive seismology, aero-geophysics, marine geophysics and satellite techniques in geophysics.
To introduce students to the issues and problems associated with geophysical methods used in underground and open-pit mining in order to monitor both natural and mining hazards.
To familiarise students with methods of processing and interpretation based on geophysical field research.
To be skilled in carrying out tests using the magnetometer method.
To be skilled in processing and interpreting, at a basic level, results of geophysical field research.