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Buforn, E
Solved problems in geophysics / Elisa Buforn, Carmen Pro, Agustín Udías
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  QC807.52 .B84 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Geophysics -- Problems, exercises, etc
Physical Description ix, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 352-354)
Summary "Solving problems is an indispensable exercise for mastering the theory underlying the various branches of geophysics. This book is a collection of nearly 200 problems in geophysics, which are solved in detail showing each step of their solution, the equations used and the assumptions made. Simple figures are also included to help students understand how to reduce a problem to its key elements. The book introduces the equations most commonly used in solving geophysical problems, and presents a series of exercises for the main, classical areas of geophysics - gravity, geomagnetism, seismology, and heat flow and geochronology. Problems range from simple exercises for the most elementary courses to more complex problems suitable for graduate-level students. This handy book is the ideal adjunct to core course textbooks on geophysical theory. It is a convenient source of additional homework and exam questions for instructors, and provides students with a practice or revision aid."--Publisher's website
Contents Introduction -- Gravity (Exercises 1-68) -- Geomagnetism (Exercises 69-110) -- Seismology (Exercises 111-179) -- Heat flow and geochronology (Exercises 180-197)
NOTE 516485
Alternate Author Pro, Carmen
Udías Vallina, Agustín

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