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The author explains complex geophysical concepts using abundant diagrams, a simplified mathematical treatment, and easy-to-follow equations. Tarek Aziz rated it really liked it Sep 27, Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie.
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It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics within the wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary science.
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A Symposium, Carey, SW, convener. Suman rated it liked it Apr 07, His research interests include rock magnetism, magnetostratigraphy, and tectonic applications of paleomagnetic methods. Be the first to ask a question about Fundamentals of Geophysics. Earths agethermal and electrical properties.
Kristin rated it liked it Aug 09, 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. E rated it really liked it Jan 03, The author explains complex geophysical concepts using abundant diagrams, a simplified mathematical Alex Holmes rated it really liked it May 12, Page vii – Preface to the second edition In the ten years that have passed since the publication of the first edition of this textbook exciting advances have taken place in every discipline of geophysics.
This new edition also includes review questions at the end of each chapter to help assess the reader’s understanding of the topics covered and quantitative exercises for more thorough evaluation.
It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles Unlike most geophysics textbooks, it combines both the applied and theoretical aspects to the subject.