Geophysics uses measurements of physical quantities to make inferences about the geological properties of the Earth and other planets. Geophysical methods are used in many fields of science and engineering. Specialized areas include environmental geophysics, exploration geophysics, and near-surface geophysics.
Seismic modeling, imaging and inversion
Seismic data has a broad range of applications in Earth sciences and engineering. Modeling, imaging, and inversion of seismic data are routinely used in academia and industry to better understand the structure of the subsurface in scales ranging from the local to the global.
Near-surface geophysics is a field devoted to the characterization of the upper hundreds of meters of the crust, with applications in Archeology, groundwater studies, and subsurface construction planning.
The Low Frequency Project
The Low Frequency Project is a consortium managed by the University of Stavanger in collaboration with other universities and industry. The aim of the project is to improve the understanding of how the low-frequency content of industry 3D seismic reflection data can be used as a hydrocarbon indicator for exploration and production purposes. Link: http://lowfreq.ux.uis.no