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Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie

Books by William Lowrie. It gives a comprehensive treatment of fudnamental 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 fundamentl ideal geophysics textbook for undergraduate students of geoscience with an introductory level of knowledge in physics and mathematics.

Solutions to the exercises and electronic copies of the figures are available at www. Gravity and the figure of the Earth.

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Each chapter begins with a summary of the basic physical principles, and a brief account of each topic’s historical evolution. Wa Ode rated it it was amazing Dec 17, Contents Gravity and the figure of the Earth. Mike Whitney rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Fundamentals of Geophysics William Lowrie No preview available – Suman rated it liked it Apr 07, User Review – Flag as inappropriate I studies a small section on “attenuation”.

Fundamentals of Geophysics

By using our website you agree to our og of cookies. Andy Ganse rated it it was amazing Feb 03, Text-boxes are used for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. Free5ammar rated it it was amazing Nov 03, After placing the Earth in the context of the solar system, he describes each major branch of geophysics: An elastic— perfectly plastic analysis of the bending of the lithosphere at a trench.

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Fundamentals of Geophysics

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. 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. Seismology and the internal structure of the Earth; 4. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

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 at a higher level. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of