Treatise on Geophysics

Treatise on Geophysics

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Treatise on Geophysics, Second Edition, is a comprehensive and in-depth study of the physics of the Earth beyond what any geophysics text has provided previously. Thoroughly revised and updated, it provides fundamental and state-of-the-art discussion of all aspects of geophysics. A highlight of the second edition is a new volume on Near Surface Geophysics that discusses the role of geophysics in the exploitation and conservation of natural resources and the assessment of degradation of natural systems by pollution. Additional features include new material in the Planets and Moon, Mantle Dynamics, Core Dynamics, Crustal and Lithosphere Dynamics, Evolution of the Earth, and Geodesy volumes. New material is also presented on the uses of Earth gravity measurements. This title is essential for professionals, researchers, professors, and advanced undergraduate and graduate students in the fields of Geophysics and Earth system science. Comprehensive and detailed coverage of all aspects of geophysics Fundamental and state-of-the-art discussions of all research topics Integration of topics into a coherent wholeThe point at which they rise from the Southern to Northern Hemisphere across the equator is called the a#39;right ascension of the ascending node. ... However, GPS satellites do not move in perfect ellipses, so additional parameters are necessary. ... From the usera#39;s point of view, the same satellite appears in the same direction in the sky every day minus 4 min. ... Due to a combination of the Eartha#39;s rotation and the fact that the GPS satellites are moving faster than the rotation of the Earth , anbsp;...

Title:Treatise on Geophysics
Publisher:Elsevier - 2015-04-17


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