An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration Philip Kearey Department of Earth Sciences University of Bristol Michael Brooks Ty Newydd, City Near Cowbridge. This new edition of the well-established Kearey and Brooks text is fully updated to reflect the important developments in geophysical methods since the. This is the third edition of this established textbook, which has become the standard introduction to geophysics for many earth science students.

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Description This new edition of the well-established Kearey and Brooks text is fully updated to reflect the important developments in geophysical methods since the production of the previous edition.

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It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Reflection field techniques are brief, but the basics are covered including CMP gathers and the design of detector arrays. The Global Carbon Cycle. Electromagnetic Composites Handbook, Second Edition. Magnetic surveying is similarly built up from basic concepts, but it is difficult to deal with the extra complexities of the dipolar magnetic field in such a short chapter.


The remainder of the gravity surveying chapter deals with interpretation and applications. Magnetic anomalies are considered by calculating the anomaly of an isolated magnetic pole. Overall rating No ratings yet 0.

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The broad scope of previous editions is maintained, with even greater clarity of explanations from the revised exporation and extensively revised figures. Magnetic survey instruments, techniques and data reduction are dealt with well and most aspects of interpretation are covered. The seismic reflection chapter ah closed with a brief discussion of single-channel marine reflection profiling and its use in offshore aggregate assessment and marine engineering site investigations.

Table of contents Reviews Features Preface ix 1 The principles and limitations of geophysical exploration methods 1 1.

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This edition includes an additional author, Ian Hill, and the content is updated and expanded, although the colour plates, carried over from the second edition, now look somewhat dated. How to write a great review.


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Vertical electrical soundings and resistivity profiling are discussed and the ambiguities of interpretation are well presented. Temperature Calculation in Fire Safety Engineering. At the target readership of this book, it is an undoubted success. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. The book explogation of sufficient length to allow most intrdouction to be explored in some depth, but without it becoming a weighty-tome that the occasional reader would find daunting.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude introdcution profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Account Options Sign in. The direct current electrical methods resistivity, induced polarization and self potential are dealt with in Chapter 8.

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