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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.

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Seismicity – the restless Earth 4. The topics are covered extensively and in an accessible manner. Explore the Home Gift Guide. William Lowrie was elected professor of geophysics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, inwhere he taught and researched until retirement in Earth’s magnetic field Afterthoughts Further Reading Index.

Cambridge University Press; 2 edition October 22, Language: A Very Short Introduction William Lowrie Very Short Introductions Introduces the important field of geophysics, covering seismology, volcanism, plate tectonics, gravitational anomalies, and the Earth’s changing magnetic field as captured in rocks Discusses how geophysicists are able to decipher the structure and workings of the Earth – vital to our understanding of the planet’s history, and its continuing evolution Explains the general approaches and methods used in modern geophysics Part of the Funfamentals Short Lwory series – millions of copies sold worldwide.


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I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany each chapter. An Introduction to Global Geophysics. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Geophysicists have established that the greatest source of energy powering geological processes is the Earth’s internal heat. Share your thoughts with other customers. I tried to use this book as an “updated” textbook for an introductory course on Physics of the Earth second year geophysics major I had to taught.

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Seismology and the internal structure of the Earth; 4. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Vineyards, Rocks, and Soils Alex Geophyaics. The new second edition includes text boxes that deal concisely with specific background topics e. See all 6 reviews. Each topic is described precisely and clearly Central to the Earth Sciences today, it encompasses areas such as seismology, fundamemtals, plate tectonics, gravitational anomalies, pf the Earth’s magnetic field present and past, as captured in rocksall of which give clues to both the structure and the working of the Earth.


We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. He explains how analysis of the seismic waves produced in earthquakes reveals the internal structure of the Earth. It is an ideal geophysics textbook for undergraduate students of geoscience.

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