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Basic Exploration Geophysics - Edwin S. Robinson

Basic Exploration Geophysics


Published: 14th July 1988
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Basic Exploration Geophysics introduces geophysical methods used to explore for natural resources and to survey earth structure for purposes of geological and engineering knowledge. These methods include seismic refraction and reflection surveying, gravity and magnetic field surveying, electrical resistivity and electromagnetic field surveying, and geophysical well logging. Modern field procedures and instruments are covered, as well as data processing and interpretation methods, including graphical methods. All basic surveying methods are described step-by-step, and illustrated by practical examples. The text is well illustrated.

The Search.

Seismic Waves.

Refracted Seismic Waves and Earth Structure.

Reflected Seismic Waves and Earth Structure.

Seismic Surveying.

Seismic Reflection Data Processing and Interpretation.

Gravity on the Earth.

Gravity Surveying.

Bouguer Gravity and Geology.

Earth Magnetism.

Surveying the Anomalous Magnetic Field.

Magnetic Anomalies and Their Geologic Sources.

Geoelectrical Surveying.

Geophysical Well Logging.

ISBN: 9780471879411
ISBN-10: 047187941X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 576
Published: 14th July 1988
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 19.3  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.01
Edition Number: 99