UNIL is an expanding university with more than 14,000 students and 3000 staff members. The Faculty of Geosciences and Environment spans subject areas from environmental humanities to the geosciences. The institute of Earth Sciences is one of the three main Earth Science institutes in Switzerland. Its 13 professors have developed vigorous and internationally renowned research groups that cover applied and environmental geophysics, geodynamics, tectonics, structural geology, igneous and metamorphic petrology, paleoclimatology, sedimentology, and geological risk. This group functions in a collaborative manner with extensive exchange between all members, common seminar series, and it has a reputation of being a world-leading group in applied and environmental geophysics.
Processing packages, commercial and geophysical inversion software, and field computers are available. The in-house DALCO parallel computing cluster will be used for all time-consuming computations and inversions. The Applied and Environmental Geophysics Group has one of the most complete instrument pools in the world and the necessary know-how of acquiring and interpreting most relevant geophysical techniques in a wide range of scientific and geological contexts