Acquisition and Analysis of Terrestrial Gravity Data (BOK)

Leland Timothy Long, Ronald Douglas Kaufmann

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Gravity surveys have a huge range of applications, indicating density variations in the subsurface and identifying man-made structures, local changes of rock type or even deep-seated structures at the crust/mantle boundary. This important one-stop book combines an introductory manual of practical procedures with a full explanation of analysis techniques, enabling students, geophysicists, geologists and engineers to understand the methodology, applications and limitations of a gravity survey. Filled with examples from a wide variety of acquisition problems, the book instructs students in avoiding common mistakes and misconceptions. It explores the increasing near-surface geophysical applications being opened up by improvements in instrumentation and provides more advance-level material as a useful introduction to potential theory. This is a key text for graduate students of geophysics and for professionals using gravity surveys, from civil engineers and archaeologists to oil and mineral prospectors and geophysicists seeking to learn more about the Earth's deep interior.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Leland Timothy Long, Ronald Douglas Kaufmann
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9781107024137
Antall sider 179 Dimensjoner 18,9cm x 24,6cm x 1,3cm
Vekt 560 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Earth sciences