Computational Methods in Geology
The role of computer and computation in geology
Importance of geological data analysis
Data quality and handling
Types of geological data
Field sampling strategies
Analytical Methods and Applications
and Spatial Methods
Gridding and estimation techniques
Fundamentals of GIS
Numerical Methods and Applications
2- Grading System
1st Exam 15%
2nd Exam 15%
Final Exam 20%
Homework & Lab Assignments 30%
Class participation & Attendance 7%
Student presentations (2) 8%
3- Selected References
Swan & Sandilands (1995), Introduction to geological data analysis.
Isaaks, E. and R. Srivastava (1989), An introduction to applied geostatistics.
Jones, T. et.al. (1986), Contouring geologic surface with the computer.
Selected computer packages.
4- Useful Links