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By John M. Reynolds

An advent to utilized and Environmental Geophysics, 2nd Edition, describes the swiftly constructing box of near-surface geophysics. The booklet covers various functions together with mineral, hydrocarbon and groundwater exploration, and emphasises using geophysics in civil engineering and in environmental investigations.  Following on from the foreign acclaim for the 1st version, this new, revised, and lots more and plenty accelerated variation comprises extra case histories, and outlines of geophysical ideas now not formerly integrated in such textbooks.

The point of arithmetic and physics is intentionally stored to a minimal yet is defined qualitatively in the text.  proper mathematical expressions are separated into bins to complement the text.  The e-book is profusely illustrated with many figures, pictures and line drawings, many by no means formerly released. Key resource literature is supplied in an intensive reference part; an inventory of internet addresses for key corporations can be given in an appendix as a important extra resource.

  • Covers new thoughts equivalent to Magnetic Resonance Sounding, managed- resource EM, shear-wave seismic refraction, and airborne gravity and EM techniques
  • Now comprises radioactivity surveying and extra discussions of down-hole geophysical tools; hydrographic and Sub-Bottom Profiling surveying; and UneXploded Ordnance detection
  • Expanded to incorporate extra forensic, archaeological, glaciological, agricultural and bio-geophysical applications
  • Includes additional info on physio-chemical houses of geological, engineering and environmental materials
  • Takes an absolutely worldwide approach
  • Companion web site with extra assets to be had at www.wiley.com/go/reynolds/introduction2e
  • Accessible center textbook for undergraduates in addition to a fantastic reference for professionals

The moment variation is perfect for college kids short of a huge advent to the topic and can also be designed for training civil and geotechnical engineers, geologists, archaeologists and environmental scientists who want an outline of recent geophysical tools appropriate to their self-discipline. whereas the 1st variation used to be the 1st textbook to supply this sort of entire insurance of environmental geophysics, the second one variation is much more a ways ranging when it comes to options, purposes and case histories.

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