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Ships from and sold by awesomebooksusa. However Lowrj would not recommend this book at all. Looking for beautiful books? Completely revised and updated, with review questions and exercises, this second edition is a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major branch of geophysics. I highly recommend this volume as a must-have, middle-level, highly instructive textbook that makes for enjoyable reading at an easily affordable price.
It is clearly written, beautifully illustrated, and has the appropriate balance between mathematical and descriptive treatment. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. His research activity involved fundaamentals the Earth’s magnetic field in the geological past from the magnetizations of dated rocks. Please try again later. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.
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Text-boxes are used for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. See all 6 reviews. Academic Skip to main content. Set up a giveaway. Add both to Cart Add both to List.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Lowrie describes how the magnetic field also magnetizes rocks during their formation, leaving a permanent record of the ancient field and its direction that geophysicists have learned to use to interpret past motions of the continents and tectonic plates.
It is the motion in this molten iron layer that produces the Earth’s magnetic field, which shields the planet against harmful radiation from the Sun and outer space, and thus makes the planet habitable.
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He explains how analysis of the seismic waves produced in earthquakes reveals the internal structure of the Earth. Book ratings by Goodreads. Read more Read less. I particularly like the brief historical accounts that accompany each chapter.
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It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental geo;hysics of each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics within the wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary science. That is not correct since in MacCullah’s formula the centrifugal term coming from Earth’s rotation is not considered!!!!
Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. His research interests include rock fundzmentals, magnetostratigraphy, and tectonic applications of paleomagnetic methods. An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. From analyzes of Earth’s deepest interior to measurements made from Earth-orbiting satellites, Lowrie shows how geophysical exploration is vitally important in the search for mineral resources, and emphasizes our need to understand the history of our planet and the geophyscis that govern its continuing evolution.