Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie

By William Lowrie

This moment version of basics of Geophysics has been thoroughly revised and up to date, and is the fitting geophysics textbook for undergraduate scholars of geoscience with an introductory point of data in physics and arithmetic. It offers a entire therapy of the basic ideas of every significant department of geophysics, and provides geophysics in the wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary technological know-how. easy rules are defined simply by a number of figures and step by step mathematical remedies, and significant geophysical effects are illustrated with examples from the medical literature. Text-boxes are used for auxiliary motives and to deal with issues of curiosity for extra complicated scholars. This new version additionally comprises assessment questions on the finish of every bankruptcy to aid investigate the reader's realizing of the themes lined and quantitative workouts for extra thorough assessment. options to the workouts and digital copies of the figures can be found at www.cambridge.org/9780521859028.

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