Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics

Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics
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  • Comments: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780521385909
  • ISBN: 0521385903
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Fowler, C. M. R.


The Solid Earth is a general introduction to the study of modern physics of the solid Earth. The book begins with a brief historical introduction to developments in geophysics. The next chapter discusses the important theory of plate tectonics, and is followed logically by a chapter on geomagnetism and palaeomagnetism. Subsequent chapters deal with the subjects of seismology, gravity, radioactivity and the age of the Earth and heat flow in the Earth. The book concludes with chapters on the physics of the oceanic and continental lithospheres.Fowler, C. M. R. is the author of 'Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics', published 1990 under ISBN 9780521385909 and ISBN 0521385903.

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