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Published by Elsevier Scientific Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Geophysics.,
  • Prospecting -- Geophysical methods.,
  • Geology -- Methodology.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby P. V. Sharma.
SeriesMethods in geochemistry and geophysics ; 12
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE501.3 .S48
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 428 p. :
Number of Pages428
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5069174M
ISBN 100444412352, 0444413839
LC Control Number74077586

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Abstract This book presents an introduction to the methods of geophysics and their application to geological problems. The text emphasizes the broader aspects of geophysics, including the way in which geophysical methods help solve structural, correlational, and geochromological problems. Geophysical Methods in Geology (Methods in Geochemistry and Geophysics) by Sharma, P.V. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at i GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN GEOLOGY Prof. G. R. Foulger & Prof. C. Peirce ii Overview 1. The course text book is: An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration, by P. Kearey, M. Brooks and I. Hill, 3rd edition Blackwell Science, , ISBN, cost new ~ £ For the Michaelmas Term you will be expected to read and study Chapters 1, 6 & 7. Introduction Of Geophysics. This book covers the following topics: Applied Geophysics, Engineering Geophysics, History Of Geophysics, Relation Between Geology And Geophysics, Magnetic Susceptibility Of Rock and Minerals, Elastic Properties Of Materials, Electrical Properties Of Rock, Electrical Conductivity, General Review Of Geophysical Methods, Geophysical Anomalies, .

Geophysical Method Geophysical methods are widely applied to the detection and delineation of diverse near-surface targets, typically exploiting contrasts in the subsurface distribution of a number of physical properties (e.g., magnetic susceptibility, density, and electric conductivity). From: Innovation in Near-Surface Geophysics, Geophysical Methods The physical properties of rocks have been used to devise geophysical methods that are essential in the search for minerals, oil and gas and other geological and environmental problems. GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN GEOLOGY Prof. G. R. Foulger & Prof. C. Peirce ii Overview 1. The course text book is: An Introduction to Geophysical Exploration, by P. Kearey, M. Brooks and I. Hill, 3rd edition Blackwell Science, , ISBN, cost new ~ £ For the Michaelmas Term you will be expected to read and study Chapters 1, 6 & 7. The question of uniqueness or otherwise of the various geophysical methods has been looked into from a general point of view. A method is theoretically determinate or indeterminate depending on whether the totality of unknowns is smaller or greater than that of the independent measurables.

Geophysical methods Spatial variations in the Density strength of the gravitational field of the Earth Gravity Seismic velocity (and density) Travel times of reflected/refracted seismic waves Seismic Electric conductivity/resistivity and inductance Response to electromagnetic radiation Electromagnetic (SeaBed Logging) Magnetic susceptibility and remanence Spatial variations in the strength of the geomagnetic . Geophysical Methods & Applications SubSurface Surveys & Associates, Inc., established in , specializes in near-surface geophysics and utility locating services and is dedicated to establishing strong client relationships. SubSurface Survey’s extensive education and experience. In this book many examples of the successful integration of geophysical surveys into the site investigation process are described. The authors are drawn from many different countries and the case histories presented clearly indicate the importance of geophysical methods in the construction history in a world-wide context. 19 GEOPHYSICAL METHODS IN EXPLORATION AND MINERAL ENVIRONMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS by Donald B. Hoover, Douglas P. Klein, and David C. Campbell INTRODUCTION In the following discussion, the applicability of geophysical methods to geoenvironmental studies of ore deposits is reviewed.