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 more than a few functions 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 variation, this new, revised, and lots more and plenty increased version includes extra case histories, and outlines of geophysical thoughts now not formerly integrated in such textbooks.

The point of arithmetic and physics is intentionally saved to a minimal yet is defined qualitatively in the text.  appropriate mathematical expressions are separated into containers to complement the text.  The ebook is profusely illustrated with many figures, photos and line drawings, many by no means formerly released. Key resource literature is equipped in an in depth reference part; a listing of net addresses for key businesses is usually given in an appendix as a worthy extra resource.

  • Covers new ideas resembling 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 a completely international approach
  • Companion web site with extra assets to be had at
  • Accessible center textbook for undergraduates in addition to an awesome reference for professionals

The moment version is perfect for college kids in need of a wide creation to the topic and can be designed for practicing civil and geotechnical engineers, geologists, archaeologists and environmental scientists who want an summary of recent geophysical tools appropriate to their self-discipline. whereas the 1st variation used to be the 1st textbook to supply this kind of entire insurance of environmental geophysics, the second one variation is much more a ways ranging by way of innovations, purposes and case histories.

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