University of Calgary

GOPH 419 - Computational Methods for Geophysicists - Winter 2018

Topics in numerical analysis emphasizing geophysics applications. Topics will include error analysis, Taylor series, root finding algorithms, linear system solver algorithms, LU decomposition, curve fitting, discrete Fourier transforms, numerical differentiation and integration, numerical solution of ODEs, introduction to PDE solvers.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-3)


  • Geophysics 351 or 355; Computer Science 217 or 231 or 235; Mathematics 211 and 331.


  • Credit will be allowed for only one of Geophysics 419, 619, 599.09, 699.09.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2019.
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