Research

The Mines Geophysics Department conducts research in a wide variety of areas mostly related to, but not restricted to, applied geophysics. There are a variety of research centers and projects within the department. In addition, faculty and graduate students from the Department of Geophysics work closely with other departments across campus to develop interdisciplinary approaches for solving geoscience and geo-engineering problems.

Centers and Projects

Planetary Geophysics Lab

Faculty Contact: TBD

Research Sponsors

The Department of Geophysics gratefully acknowledges the sponsors funding projects and students within our multiple research groups:

  • Abu Dhabi Onshore
  • ADCO
  • Anadarko
  • Apex Spectral Technology, Inc.
  • ARAMCO
  • BG Group
  • BGP
  • BHP Billiton
  • BP America
  • CGG
  • Chaparral Energy
  • Chesapeake
  • Chevron
  • Cimarex
  • CNOOC
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Dawson Geophysical
  • Denbury Onshore
  • Devon Energy
  • Drilling Info. Inc.
  • ENI S.p.A.
  • Encana
  • EOG Resources
  • ExxonMobil
  • Fairfield Industries
  • FairfieldNodal
  • Fugro-Jason
  • Fusion Petroleum Technologies Inc.
  • Gedex
  • Geospace Technologies
  • Halliburton
  • Hess Corporation
  • HiPoint Reservoir Imaging
  • IHS Global
  • Ikon Science
  • INOVA Geophysical Equipment LTD
  • Instituto Mexicano Del Petroleo (IMP)
  • ION Geophysical
  • iReservoir.com
  • Jason
  • JOGMEC
  • Kuwait Oil Co.
  • Landmark Graphics
  • Marathon
  • NASA
  • National Science Foundation
  • Newfield Exploration
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Nexen
  • Noble Energy
  • Occidental
  • Oil &Gas Institute Cracow, Poland
  • OYO Geospace
  • Paradigm
  • Paragon Geophysical Services
  • PDC Energy
  • PDVSA Intevep
  • Petrobras
  • Petrochina (CNPC)
  • Pertamina
  • PGS
  • Repsol
  • Reservoir Imaging
  • Schlumberger
  • Schlumberger Technology
  • Sensor Geophysical
  • Shell
  • SINOPEC
  • Southern California Earthquake Center
  • Spectraseis
  • Statoil
  • SunRise PetroSolutions Tech.
  • Talisman
  • Tesla Exploration
  • TGS-Nopec
  • Total E&P
  • Triangle Petroleum Corp.
  • Tullow Oil
  • Tundra Oil & Gas
  • Unified Geosystems
  • US Department of Energy
  • US Geological Survey
  • Vale
  • Vecta Oil & Gas
  • Western GECO/Schlumberger
  • Weston Geophysical
  • Whiting Petroleum
  • Williams
  • Wintershall
  • WPX Energy
  • YPF