An Introduction to Applied and Environmental Geophysics by John M. Reynolds PDF

By John M. Reynolds

An advent to utilized and Environmental Geophysics, 2nd Edition, describes the quickly constructing box of near-surface geophysics. The e-book covers a number of purposes together with mineral, hydrocarbon and groundwater exploration, and emphasises using geophysics in civil engineering and in environmental investigations.  Following on from the overseas approval for the 1st version, this new, revised, and lots more and plenty multiplied version includes extra case histories, and outlines of geophysical strategies 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 containers to complement the text.  The publication is profusely illustrated with many figures, pictures and line drawings, many by no means formerly released. Key resource literature is equipped in an intensive reference part; an inventory of net addresses for key companies is usually given in an appendix as a important extra resource.

  • Covers new ideas 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 homes of geological, engineering and environmental materials
  • Takes a completely international approach
  • Companion site with extra assets to be had at www.wiley.com/go/reynolds/introduction2e
  • Accessible middle textbook for undergraduates in addition to an amazing reference for professionals

The moment variation is perfect for college kids short of a extensive advent to the topic and is additionally designed for practicing civil and geotechnical engineers, geologists, archaeologists and environmental scientists who desire an summary of recent geophysical equipment appropriate to their self-discipline. whereas the 1st version used to be the 1st textbook to supply this type of finished assurance of environmental geophysics, the second one version is much more a ways ranging by way of suggestions, functions and case histories.

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