What kind of
(back right) in
the Rockies of
Rocks in the crust are deformed (bent,
What is geophysics?
Using physics to model the Earth.
Type of Remote Sensing
Inferring geology from signals measured from
Earth without actually seeing any rocks
2 types of surveys:
Passive Geophysical Surveys
An Earthquake is a sudden shaking of the crust
What causes earthquakes?
Most earthquakes are associated
with the breakage and
displacement of rocks, often along
a known fault
Kinetic energy is released as seismic