geophysical survey Books

  • Principles of Applied Geophysics

    This book gives a comprehensive and authoritative survey of modern geophysical methods used in prospecting for natural resources, and in civil engineering, geohydrological, and environmental investigation. It is written with an emphasis on physical explanation and practical applications. Principles of Applied Geophysics is essential ...

  • Geophysics of the Canary Islands

    This book contains the results of a 9 year (1995-2004) investigation of the Canary Islands Exclusive Economic Zone, using state of the art technology. The main result areas are:A multibeam survey demonstrating the magnitude of catastrophic failures of the Canary IslandsA comparison of the morphology of the Canary Islands with HawaiiThe ...

  • Lagrangian Transport in Geophysical Jets and Waves

    This book provides an accessible introduction to a new set of methods for the analysis of Lagrangian motion in geophysical flows. These methods were originally developed in the abstract mathematical setting of dynamical systems theory, through a geometric approach to differential equations. Despite the recent developments in this field and the ...

  • Geodetic Reference Frames

    The book presents the original research on geodetic reference frames presented at the International Symposium on Geodetic Reference Frames of the International Association of Geodesy. The subject is the definition of reference systems and its realization by reference frames used in all applications for precise positioning and navigation, global ...

  • Gravity, Geoid and Geodynamics 2000

    This symposium continued the tradition of mid-term meetings held between the joint symposia of International Geoid and Gravity Commissions. This time, geodynamics was chosen as the third topic to accompany the traditional topics of gravity and geoid. The symposium thus aimed at bringing together geodesists and geophysicists working in the general ...

  • Avalanche Dynamics

    Avalanches, debris, mudflows and landslides are common and natural phenomena that occur worldwide, predominantly in mountainous regions. With an emphasis on snow avalanches, this book sets out to provide a survey and discussion about the motion of avalanche-like flows from initiation to run out. An important aspect of this book is the formulation ...

  • Earthquake Spectra

    The great earthquake and tsunami of 26 December 2004, and the resulting tragic loss of life across the Indian Ocean, created global awareness of the tsunami phenomenon and it's unpredictability, and the destructiveness of its impact across political borders and ocean basins. An estimated 230,000 people lost their lives, and more than a million ...

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