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Unformatted text preview: What you will learn in this Course - 5 - The course is treated under 21 units, sectioned into 4 modules. You are fully informed on every subtopic for further readings peculiar to each unit are provided under each unit. Guidance to solutions to the tutor-marked assignments is provided in the assignment file name TMA solution. You are strongly advised to attend the regular tutorial classes on the course. The course will provide you with information to face the challenges in the area of introductory geophysics regarding geomagnetism, magnetic and gravity methods. Course contents For proper understanding, this course is structured as followed: The earth: internal structure and constitution, Density of rocks and ores. Geomagnetism: Origin, properties of rocks. Gravity methods: Newton’s gravitation, Application, instruments, Zero-length spring gravimeter, Field works, data processing and interpretation. Magnetic methods: Definitions, concepts, instrument, fieldwork, data processing and interpretation. Course Aims This course aimed at acquainting you with knowledge on meaning and sources of geomagnetism, gravity and magnetic methods of geophysics prospecting. Course Objectives - 6 - In order to achieve the aims of this course each unit has specific objectives to be achieved at the expiration of studying every unit. Below are the comprehensive objectives of this course you should be able to: - Explain the theoretical background of gravity methods - Describe the working principles of zero-length gravimeter - Explain the gravity field procedure, data processing and interpretations. - Describe density determination and variations within the solid earth - Explain the origin and properties of geomagnetism - Discuss the working principle of proton magnetometer - Explain the magnetic field procedure, data processing and interpretations. Working through this Course To complete this course you will need to read every unit, related texts and other materials which may be provided by the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Each unit contains self assessment exercise that will test your comprehension at certain stages of the unit. You will be required to submit assignment for assessment purposes. At the end of the course there will be a final examination. The course will take about 17 weeks to complete. Below, you will find what to do, how to do and suggested time allocations to each unit for successful completion of the course. You will need to engage in a serious personal reading and to attend tutorial sessions where you could validate some of your personal findings. The course Materials - 7 - The main components of this course are: (a) Course guide (b) Study modules (c) Assessments (d) Presentation Schedule....
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