Categoría: Ingeniería Geofísica

Plate Tectonics by Kåre Kullerud

Plate Tectonics by Kåre Kullerud

2003 Description: Introductory flash-based, online book on plate tectonics – the movement of litosphere plates. Students using this book can see continents collide and watch what happens at the mid-ocean ridge. Fantastic full-color illustrations. Home page url Download or read it online here: Download link (flash-based online book)

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Oceanographic and Geophysical Tomography

Oceanographic and Geophysical Tomography

Publisher: North-Holland 1990 ISBN/ASIN: 0444887792 ISBN-13: 9780444887795 Number of pages: 463 Description: A quite complete review of the tomographic methods for both, the Solid Earth and the Oceans, with chapters written by well known specialists. These texts are expanded (and well written) versions of the lessons given by the authors during the 50-th session (Oceanographic […]

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Observatory Seismology by J. J. Litehiser

Observatory Seismology by J. J. Litehiser

Publisher: University of California Press 1990 ISBN/ASIN: 0520065824 ISBN-13: 9780520065826 Number of pages: 379 Description: The papers presented in this book are a distillation of the current state of the art in observatory seismology. Ranging through subjects of past, present, and future seismological interest, they provide a benchmark reference for years to come. Home page […]

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New Theory of the Earth, 2nd Edition

New Theory of the Earth, 2nd Edition

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007 ISBN/ASIN: 0521849594 ISBN-13: 9780521849593 Number of pages: 405 Description: An interdisciplinary advanced textbook on the origin, composition, and evolution of the Earth’s interior: geophysics, geochemistry, dynamics, convection, mineralogy, volcanism, energetics and thermal history. The book ties together all the strands of the subdisciplines. The new edition includes many new sections […]

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Introduction to Seismology by Robert van der Hilst

Introduction to Seismology by Robert van der Hilst

Publisher: MIT OpenCourseWare 2008 Description: This graduate level course presents a basic study in seismology and the utilization of seismic waves for the study of Earth’s interior. It introduces techniques necessary for understanding of elastic wave propagation in layered media. Home page url Download or read it online here: Download link (multiple PDF files)

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Imaging the Earth's Interior

Imaging the Earth's Interior

Publisher: Blackwell Science Inc 1985 ISBN/ASIN: 0865423040 ISBN-13: 9780865423046 Number of pages: 412 Description: Prospecting for oil begins with seismic soundings. The echoes are computer processed into images that reveal much about the earth’s geological history. “Imaging the Earth’s Interior” describes the image-making process. Professor Claerbout was the first to use the wave equation of […]

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Image Estimation by Example: Geophysical Soundings Image Construction

Image Estimation by Example: Geophysical Soundings Image Construction

Publisher: Stanford University 2008 Number of pages: 330 Description: This book is about the estimation and construction of geophysical images. Geophysical images are used to visualize petroleum and mineral resource prospects, subsurface water, contaminant transport (environmental pollution), archeology, lost treasure, even graves. People need more practice with easier problems like the ones found in this […]

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Greek Seismology by Christopher L. Liner

Greek Seismology by Christopher L. Liner

Publisher: Samizdat Press 1997 Number of pages: 131 Description: Earthquake references abound in the literature of ancient Greece and Rome, found in many contexts, from a simple comment to detailed location and graphic description of a given event. There are a few writers who give the causes of earthquakes — actual earthquake theories. This book […]

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Geodynamics by Bradford Hager

Geodynamics by Bradford Hager

Publisher: MIT OpenCourseWare 2006 Description: Graduate level lecture notes. This course deals with mechanics of deformation of the crust and mantle, with emphasis on the importance of different rheological descriptions: brittle, elastic, linear and nonlinear fluids, and viscoelastic. Home page url Download or read it online here: Download link (multiple PDF files)

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Geodesy and Gravity by John Wahr

Geodesy and Gravity by John Wahr

Publisher: Samizdat Press 1996 Number of pages: 304 Description: These are class notes for one of the three required geophysics courses in the University of Colorado geophysics program. Chapters include: observational techniques, physical geodesy, stress/strain relations, potential theory, interpretations of observed gravity anomalies, postglacial rebound, earth tides and earth rotation. Home page url Download or […]

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