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The author explains complex geophysical concepts using abundant diagrams, a simplified mathematical treatment, and easy-to-follow equations. 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. His research interests include rock magnetism, magnetostratigraphy, and tectonic applications of paleomagnetic methods.

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Fundajental 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 kf science. Biswajit Choudhury rated it liked it Jul 12, Mohammad Azaruddin rated it it was amazing Sep 02, ChantelleDimech rated it really liked it Apr 14, Geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; Index.

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Refresh and try again. Earths age thermal and electrical properties. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. 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.

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Nale rated it liked it Dec 27, Text-boxes are used for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Each chapter begins with a summary of the basic physical principles, and a brief account of each topic’s historical evolution.


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Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie. Selected pages Title Page. Andy Ganse rated it it tundamental amazing Feb 03, 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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This review has been hidden because it contains gekphysics. Each topic is described precisely and clearly Account Options Sign in. Stress accumulation in the lithosphere. I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany each chapter.

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