Imaging the Earth's Interior
by Jon F. Claerbout
Publisher: Blackwell Science Inc 1985
Number of pages: 412
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 physics directly in the image-making process, and his finite difference implementation quickly became an industry standard. It is intended for students entering earth sciences from other areas, earth science professionals, and professionals in other fields in which waves and images are studied.
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by F. H. Hatch - Whittaker
1912 edition. There are two parts, the first of which deals with the properties of minerals, and the second with the description of the more important species that either make up rocks, or occur as ores, as salts, or as gems.
by William J. Miller - P. F. Collier & Son Company
In the preparation of this book the author presents, in popular form, the salient points of a general survey of the whole great science of geology, the science which deals with the history of the earth and its inhabitants as revealed in the rocks.
by Steven Earle - BCcampus Open Textbook Project
This book is a comprehensive introductory text on the physical aspects of geology, including rocks and minerals, plate tectonics, earthquakes, volcanoes, glaciation, groundwater, streams, coasts, mass wasting, climate change, planetary geology, etc.
by Chris King - Learning Development Institute
This book has been written as an introductory guide to geology, to interest you in the subject and to enthuse you to study geology at higher levels. This book, like the others in the Series, is written in simple English.