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Petroleum Geophysics

Masters Degree Program M.Sc. in Geophysics with a Specialization in Petroleum Geophysics

Program will be taught at:
The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
University of Houston

Subsequent Program Start Date: January 2014

Application Deadline for Spring 2014: November 8, 2013

Class times: Fridays 1-5pm, Saturdays 8am-4:30pm, Wednesdays, exam only 7-10pm.
Each class has three weekends with Friday and Saturday classes followed by a fourth Friday Class. The following Wednesday is the normally scheduled exam time.


6381 - Petroleum Geology

Date Instructor(s)
Aug. 31 - Sept. 26, 2012 Dr. Van Nieuwenhuise
University of Houston

6350 - Advanced Structural Geology

Date Instructor(s)
Sept. 28 - Oct. 24, 2012 Dr. Michael Murphy
University of Houston

6380 - Sequence Stratigraphy

Date Instructor(s)
Oct. 26 - Nov. 28, 2012 Dr. Janok Bhattacharya
University of Houston

6397 - Exploration Geophysics

Date Instructor(s)
Jan 11 - Feb. 6, 2013 Dr. Hua-wei Zhou
University of Houston

6393 - Seismic Amplitude Interpretation

Date Instructor(s)
Feb. 8 - March 6, 2013 Dr. Fred Hilterman
University of Houston

6390 - 3D Seismic Interpretation I (Structure & Stratigraphy)

Date Instructor(s)
March 8 - April 5, 2013 Dr. Pete Emmet
University of Houston

6397 - Petrophysics and Formation Evaluation

Date Instructor(s)
April 12 - May 8, 2013

Dr. Mike Myers

University of Houston

7333 - Seismic Wave and Ray Theory

Date Instructor(s)
May 24th - June 19, 2013 Dr. Leon Thomsen
University of Houston

7341 - Geophysical Data Processing

Date Instructor(s)
June 21 - July 24, 2013 Dr. Steve Hill
University of Houston

7330 - Potential Fields Methods

Date Instructor(s)
July 26 - Aug. 21, 2013 Dr. Dale Bird
University of Houston

6397 - Rock and Fluid Physics

Date Instructor(s)
Aug. 23rd - Sept. 18th, 2013 Dr. John Castagna
University of Houston

7323 - Borehole Geophysics

Date Instructor(s)
Sept. 9th - Oct. 16th, 2013 Dr. Robert Stewart
University of Houston

6397 - Capstone Project

Date Instructor(s)
Oct. 18th - Nov. 15th, 2013 Faculty
University of Houston


Contact Information

Interim Department Chairman:
Dr. Hua-Wei Zhou

Director, Professional Geoscience Programs:
Dr. Donald S. Van Nieuwenhuise
Phone: 713-743-3423
Fax: 713-748-7906
Email: donvann@uh.edu

Department of Geosciences
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5007