Geophysics field course adapts to changes in oil and gas industry – UCalgary

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Geophysics field course adapts to changes in oil and gas industry – UCalgary

by ahnationtalk on October 14, 2015258 Views

Economic downturns in the oil and gas industry can create challenges for graduating geoscience students but fluctuations in the job market can also serve as inspiration when designing courses and programs.

A team of instructors in the Faculty of Science has made fundamental changes to a capstone geophysics course in order to give students a competitive edge.

Kris Innanen and Adam Pidlisecky, associate professors in the Department of Geoscience, along with instructor Brandon Karchewski, are teaching this fall’s geophysics field course (GOPH 549), which takes place in the Castle Mountain and Pincher Creek areas of southern Alberta.

Read More: http://ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2015-10-09/geophysics-field-course-adapts-changes-oil-and-gas-industry

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