Since 1994 the students of the third year of the Ecole de Physique du Globe de Strasbourg (EPGS) start their last school year (roughly in mid-September) by performing a geophysics field camp. Students (including teachers) participate in hands-on geophysical studies using the methods of seismic reflection and refraction, gravity, magnetics, electrical resistivity, electromagnetics, and ground penetrating radar (GPR). They collect data with modern equipment; they process, model, and interpret the data with workstation and PCs; and they present their results in both oral and written form.

After the field camp, students have one week to finish a preliminary report where...

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