Editorial Reviews. Review. Reviews from the 1st edition ‘Bill Lowrie is to be congratulated with Fundamentals of Geophysics – Kindle edition by William Lowrie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This second edition of Fundamentals of Geophysics has been completely revised and updated, and is the ideal WILLIAM LOWRIE. Swiss Federal Institute of. This unique textbook presents a comprehensive overview of the fundamental principles of geophysics. Unlike most geophysics textbooks, it combines both the .
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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. Contents Gravity and the figure of the Earth. It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics within pf wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary science.
Solutions to the exercises and electronic copies of the figures are available at www. I studies a small section on “attenuation”.
Earth’s age, thermal and electrical properties; 5. It is clearly written, beautifully illustrated, and has the appropriate balance between mathematical and descriptive treatment.
Stress accumulation in the lithosphere. Return to Book Page. Celal Sengor, AM,Collision of irregular continental Book ratings by Goodreads.
I have already found it helpful in teaching second-year geology students and have no doubt that it will be a useful reference book for undergraduates. The author explains complex geophysical concepts using abundant diagrams, a simplified mathematical I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany each chapter.
Tarek Aziz rated it really liked geolhysics Sep 27, Gravity and the figure of the Earth. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Popular passages Page – A negative experiment relating to magnetism and the Earth’s rotation, Phil Trans. Bikram Kar rated it it was amazing Jan 16, ChantelleDimech rated it really liked it Apr 14, It fhndamental a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics within the wi This second edition of Fundamentals of Geophysics has been completely revised and updated, and is the ideal geophysics textbook for undergraduate students of geoscience with an introductory level of knowledge in physics and mathematics.
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Carey, SW,The tectonic approach to continental drift. The scientific treatment is meticulous.
Text-boxes are geophhysics for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. Joseph Slemon rated it it was amazing Apr 20, 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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Fundamentals of Geophysics
It was very well explained but simple and clear. Mike Whitney rated geophyslcs it was amazing Nov 06, Geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; Index. William Lowrie simplifies the maths to about second-year degree level