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Weekend of Geophysics, A: Basic Exploration Techniques

Synopsis
Describes the activities of a group of Scottish teachers and pupils attending a field course in exploration geophysics. The course was sponsored by the Mineral Industry Manpower and Careers Unit and run by the staff from the Mining and Mineral Sciences Department of Leeds University. Five methods used in exploration geophysics were applied: seismic, resistivity measurements, vertical force magnetometer, electro-magnetic gun, and VLF receiver. The principles of these methods, and the equipment used, are described with the help of animated diagrams.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 20 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1978
Availability
Hire
Uses
1st-year students of mining or geophysics who are about to do field work.*
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
field courses; geophysics

Credits

Director
John S Murray
Writer
Jack McFarlane
Contributor
John S Murray

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

University of Leeds Media Services

Notes
see Leeds University Television

Sponsor

Name

Mineral Industry Manpower and Careers Unit

Name

University of Leeds, Department of Mining and Mineral Sciences

Distributor

Name

Higher Education Film & Video Library

Email
services@bufvc.ac.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7393 1503
Fax
020 7393 1555
Address
c/o British Universities Film & Video Council
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London
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Notes
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