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Table of contents 1. The book is destined to become a core textbook for geology and geophysics courses.
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. Want to Read saving…. To ask other readers questions about Fundamentals of Geophysicsplease sign up.
Fundamentals of Geophysics William Lowrie Limited preview – An elastic— perfectly plastic analysis of the bending of the lithosphere at a trench. I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany geophysids chapter.
Fundamentals of Geophysics
Willjam quote ‘This superb textbook manages to bear the weight willoam the complex mathematics associated with the study of the Earth’s surface and interior. William Lowrie simplifies the maths to about second-year degree level 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.
Unlike most geophysics textbooks, it combines both the applied and theoretical aspects to the subject. His research interests include rock magnetism, magnetostratigraphy, and tectonic applications of paleomagnetic methods.
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Mahmoud Azouz rated it it was amazing Nov 12, The author explains complex geophysical concepts using abundant diagrams, a simplified mathematical treatment, and easy-to-follow equations. 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.
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. It provides good coverage of the main geophysical techniques and their application to understanding the Earth. 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.
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Carey, SW,The tectonic approach to continental drift. This will be a useful book for its target audience of geophysiccs in earth science who need an understanding of how geophysics may be used to help understand the Earth.