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Published: 01 June 2018

160 Pages | 31 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198792956

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Geophysics: A Very Short Introduction

William Lowrie

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the important field of geophysics, covering seismology, volcanism, plate tectonics, gravitational anomalies, and the Earth's changing magnetic field as captured in rocks
  • Discusses how geophysicists are able to decipher the structure and workings of the Earth - vital to our understanding of the planet's history, and its continuing evolution
  • Explains the general approaches and methods used in modern geophysics
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide