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Geophysical Field Theory and Method, Part C : Electromagnetic Fields II (International Geophysics, Vol 49)
by Alexander A. Kaufman

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
An essential book for all students and scientists in the field, Part A of Geophysical Field Theory and Method describes the physical and mathematical principles of geophysical methods, specifically the behavior of gravitational, electrical, and magnetic fields. The broader use of these methods underlines the far-reaching appeal of this book. Oil and mineral prospecting, solving groundwater and engineering problems, and well-logging are just some of the activities which involve geophysical methods. Parts B and C will be devoted to the theory of fields and applied to electromagnetic, seismic, nuclear, and geothermal methods.

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Published by Academic Pr
Publication date: January 1994
Dimensions (in inches): 0.87 x 9.38 x 6.27
ISBN: 0124020437

 

Borehole Geophysics Applied to Ground-Water Investigations
by W. Scott Keys

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Published by National Groundwater Association
Publication date: July 1989
ISBN: 1560340002

 

Exploration Geophysics of the Shallow Subsurface/Book and 2 Disks
by Henry Robert Burger,  Douglas C. Burger.

Covers basic geophysical techniques used in environmental and groundwater analysis for advanced students in geology and civil engineering and for working professionals.

For advanced undergraduate ecology students and others who need knowledge of geophysical methods, introduces methods and approaches that are appropriate for the shallow target. Includes computer programs written for the Macintosh (and a disk with Excel templates) for performing direct and inverse modeling using the exploration methods covered in the text.

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Hardcover, 489 pages
Published by Prentice Hall
Publication date: January 1992
Dimensions (in inches): 1.22 x 9.57 x 7.21
ISBN: 0132967731

 

Active Tectonics : Earthquakes, Uplift, and Landscape
by Edward A. Keller,  Nicholas Pinter

Through lucid, carefully organized exposition, this text makes the study of active tectonics (earthquakes in the present and recent past) easily understandable. Extremely current throughout, this text thoroughly explores the effects of earthquakes and active tectonic systems on humans, geomorphic systems, and Earth's topography. Complete with numerous case studies in a variety of regions, the very latest advances in the field, separate quantitative techniques boxed sections, and a host of pedagogical aids.

Introduces principles of active tectonics, with chapters on tectonic geomorphology and quaternary chronology, geodesy, geomorphic indices of active tectonics, effects on rivers and coastlines, folding and earthquakes, paleoseismology, and mountain building. Features b&w photos and diagrams, and chapter summaries, plus an appendix on dating methods and a glossary. For upper division undergraduates and graduate students with basic knowledge of geologic principles.

Table of Contents
Preface
1. Introduction to Active Tectonics: Emphasizing Earthquakes
2. Landforms, Tectonic Geomorphology, and Quaternary Chronology
3. Geodesy
4. Geomorphic Indices of Active Tectonics
5. Active Tectonics and Rivers
6. Active Tectonics and Coastlines
7. Active Folding and Earthquakes
8. Paleoseismology and Earthquake Prediction
9. Mountain Building
Appendix A
Glossary
Index

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Published by Prentice Hall
Publication date: March 1996
Dimensions (in inches): 1.40 x 9.20 x 7.27
ISBN: 0023632615

 

Airborne Geophysics and Precise Positioning : Scientific Issues and Future Directions

Table of Contents

Executive Summary
Introduction
Summary of Recommendations
1. Airborne Geophysics: A Powerful Tool for Studying the Earth
Precise Position Capabilities and Requirements
Measuring the Earth's Gravity Field
Measuring the Earth's Surface Topography
Very High Resolution Studies with Airborne Techniques
2. Scientific Framework
Interdisciplinary Earth Science Studies and Airborne Geophysics
Continental Geodynamics and Airborne Geophysics
High-Resolution Applications and Airborne Geophysics
Geodesy and Airborne Geophysics
Global Change Monitoring and Airborne Geophysics
3. Future Directions
Measurement and Positioning Technology
Kinematic GPS Technology
Airborne Platforms
4. A Strategy for the Future
Appendix A: Effects of Selective Availability (SA) and Antispoofing (AS)
Appendix B: Conclusions from the Workshop on Airborne Geophysics
Appendix C: Workshop on Airborne Geophysics: The Agenda
Appendix D: Workshop on Airborne Geophysics: List of Participants
List of Acronyms
References

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Published by National Academy Press
Publication date: May 1995
Dimensions (in inches): 0.32 x 8.95 x 5.98
ISBN: 0309051835

 

Environmental and Engineering Geophysics
by P. Vallabh Sharma

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Published by Cambridge Univ Pr (Short)
Publication date: December 1997
ISBN: 0521572401

 

Fractals and Chaos in Geology and Geophysics
by Donald L. Turcotte

The fundamental concepts of fractal geometry and chaotic dynamics, along with the related concepts of multifractals, self-similar time series, wavelets, and self-organized criticality, are introduced in this book, for a broad range of readers interested in complex natural phenomena. Now in a greatly expanded, second edition, this book relates fractals and chaos to a variety of geological and geophysical applications. These include drainage networks and erosion, floods, earthquakes, mineral and petroleum resources, fragmentation, mantle convection, and magnetic field generation. Many advances have been made in the field since the first edition was published. In this new edition coverage of self-organized criticality is expanded and statistics and time series are included to provide a broad background for the reader. All concepts are introduced at the lowest possible level of mathematics consistent with their understanding, so that the reader requires only a background in basic physics and mathematics. Fractals and Chaos in Geology and Geophysics can be used as a text for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in the physical sciences. Problems are included for the reader to solve.

Table of Contents
 
Preface
Preface to the second edition
1. Scale invariance
2. Definition of a fractal set
3. Fragmentation
4. Seismicity and tectonics
5. Ore grade and tonnage
6. Fractal clustering
7. Self-affine fractals
8. Geomorphology
9. Dynamical systems
10. Logistic map
11. Slider-block models
12. Lorenz equations
13. Is mantle convection chaotic?
14. Rikitake dynamo
15. Renormalization group method
16. Self-organized criticality
17. Where do we stand?
References
Appendix A: Glossary of terms
Appendix B: Units and symbols
Answers to selected problems
Index

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Paperback, 300 pages
Published by Cambridge Univ Pr (Pap Txt)
Publication date: June 1997
Dimensions (in inches): 0.80 x 9.92 x 7.98
ISBN: 0521567335

 

Fundamentals of Geophysics
by William Lowrie

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Published by Cambridge Univ Pr (Pap Txt)
Publication date: October 1997
ISBN: 0521467284

 

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