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

By John M. Reynolds

An advent to utilized and Environmental Geophysics, 2nd Edition, describes the swiftly constructing box of near-surface geophysics. The publication covers a variety of 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 version, this new, revised, and masses accelerated variation comprises extra case histories, and outlines of geophysical recommendations no longer formerly integrated in such textbooks.

The point of arithmetic and physics is intentionally stored to a minimal yet is defined qualitatively in the text.  suitable mathematical expressions are separated into packing containers to complement the text.  The ebook 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 net addresses for key firms is usually given in an appendix as a important extra resource.

  • Covers new strategies similar to Magnetic Resonance Sounding, managed- resource EM, shear-wave seismic refraction, and airborne gravity and EM techniques
  • Now contains 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 worldwide approach
  • Companion site with extra assets to be had at www.wiley.com/go/reynolds/introduction2e
  • Accessible center textbook for undergraduates in addition to a terrific reference for professionals

The moment version is perfect for college students short of a vast advent to the topic and is additionally designed for training civil and geotechnical engineers, geologists, archaeologists and environmental scientists who desire an summary of recent geophysical equipment suitable to their self-discipline. whereas the 1st version used to be the 1st textbook to supply any such complete insurance of environmental geophysics, the second one version is much more some distance ranging when it comes to suggestions, functions and case histories.

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