Geodetic Sciences: Observations, Modeling and Applications
by Shuanggen Jin
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 344
This book is devoted to presenting recent results and development in space geodetic techniques and sciences, including GNSS, VLBI, gravimetry, geoid, geodetic atmosphere, geodetic geophysics and geodetic mass transport associated with the ocean, hydrology, cryosphere and solid-Earth.
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by Kåre Kullerud - University of Michigan
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.
by Damien Closson - InTech
The present book is restricted to the structure and evolution of the terrestrial lithosphere with dominant emphasis on the continents. Topics: Gondwana history, the tectonics of Europe and the Near East; the tectonics of Siberia; and more.
by G. Fiorentini, M. Lissia, F. Mantovani - arXiv.org
Geo-neutrinos bring to the surface information from the whole planet, concerning its content of natural radioactive elements. Their detection shed light on the sources of the terrestrial heat flow, on the composition, and on the origins of the Earth.
Earth's magnetic field extends from the Earth's interior to where it meets the solar wind. Contents of the book: Overview; Measuring the field; Field characteristics; Temporal variation; Paleomagnetism; Rock magnetism; Magnetism; People.