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His research activity involved interpreting vundamentals Earth’s magnetic field in the geological past from the magnetizations of dated rocks. I tried to use this book as an “updated” textbook for an introductory course on Gsophysics of the Earth second year geophysics major I had to taught. Solutions to the exercises and electronic copies of the figures are available at www.


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I used the two together and the couple is a good standalone tool to study geophysics. It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles lowyr each major branch of geophysics, and presents geophysics within the wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary science.

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It is clearly written, beautifully illustrated, and has the appropriate balance between mathematical and descriptive geophysicss. It gives a comprehensive treatment of the fundamental principles of each major fundamentaos of geophysics, and presents geophysics within the wider context of plate tectonics, geodynamics and planetary science.

A Very Short Introduction. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you fundaamentals your new favourite book. William Lowrie was elected professor of geophysics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, inwhere he taught and researched until retirement in Basic principles are explained with the aid of numerous figures and step-by-step mathematical treatments, and important geophysical results are illustrated with examples from the scientific literature.


The results were applied to the solution of geologic-tectonic problems, and to analysis of the polarity history of the geomagnetic field.

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Geomagnetism and paleomagnetism; Index. In this Very Short IntroductionWilliam Lowrie describes the internal and external processes that affect the planet, as well as the principles and methods of geophysics used to investigate them.

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I highly recommend this volume as oowry must-have, middle-level, highly instructive textbook that makes for enjoyable reading at an easily affordable price. Lowrie describes how the magnetic field also magnetizes rocks during their formation, leaving a permanent record of the ancient field and its direction that geophysicists have learned to use to interpret past motions of the continents and tectonic plates. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers.

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