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Biswajit Choudhury rated it liked it Jul 12, We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Basic fo are explained with the aid of numerous figures and step-by-step mathematical treatments, and important geophysical results are illustrated with examples from the scientific literature.
Table of contents Preface; 1. After placing the Earth in the context of the solar system, it describes each major branch of geophysics: Looking for beautiful books? Seismology and the internal structure of the Earth.
Fundamentals of Geophysics
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A Symposium, Carey, SW, convener. Return to Book Page. It provides good coverage of the main geophysical techniques and their application to understanding the Earth. Text-boxes are used for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Lists with This Book. Geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; 6.
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Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie
Basic principles are explained with the aid of numerous figures and step-by-step mathematical treatments, and important geophysical results are illustrated with examples from the scientific literature. Selected pages Title Page. Contents Gravity and the figure of the Earth.
Popular passages Page – A negative experiment relating to magnetism and the Earth’s rotation, Phil Trans. Geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; Index. Pitched at a level between introductory and advanced texts, the book will satisfy the needs of intermediate-level earth science students from a variety of backgrounds, while at the same time preparing geophysics majors for continued study to a higher level.
I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany each chapter. Description This textbook presents a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles of geophysics. Flexural rigidity, thickness and viscosity of the lithosphere.
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