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The Solid Earth

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 700 Seiten
A fully up-dated edition of this acclaimed undergraduate geophysics textbook. Mary Fowler is a Professor and Head of the Departmen... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

A fully up-dated edition of this acclaimed undergraduate geophysics textbook.

Autorentext

Mary Fowler is a Professor and Head of the Department of Geology at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Zusammenfassung
A fully up-dated edition of this acclaimed undergraduate geophysics textbook.

Inhalt

Preface; Acknowledgements; Sources; 1. Introduction; 2. Tectonics on a sphere: the geometry of plate tectonics; 3. Past plate motions; 4. Seismology: measuring the interior; 5. Gravity; 6. Geochronology; 7. Heat; 8. The deep interior of the Earth; 9. The oceanic lithosphere: ridges, transforms, trenches and oceanic islands; 10. The continental lithosphere; A1. Scalars, vector and differential operators; A2. Theory of elasticity and elastic waves; A3. Geometry of ray paths and inversion of earthquakes body wave time-distance curves; A4. The least-squares method; A5. The error function; A6. Units and symbols; A7. Numerical data; A8. IASP91 Earth model; A9. Preliminary reference Earth model isotropic version - PREM; Glossary; Index.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Solid Earth
Untertitel: An Introduction to Global Geophysics
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EAN: 9780521893077
ISBN: 978-0-521-89307-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Geowissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 700
Gewicht: 2000g
Größe: H45mm x B246mm x T189mm
Veröffentlichung: 02.02.2005
Jahr: 2004
Auflage: 2nd ed.
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