What are Geology and Geophysics?

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Geologists and Geophysicists study planet Earth by integrating laboratory, field, and a wide range of remote sensing techniques that rely on Earth's magnetic and gravity properties, and seismic wave propagation. Discovery in Geology and Geophysics comes from studying the processes that shape earth's surface, its history, and its composition. These include plate tectonics, evolution, and global climate, and contribute toward innovation in understanding seismic, volcanic, and landslide hazards, and exploring for natural resources such as water, hydrocarbons, and metals.