The Solid Earth An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C M R Fowler - 5 Star Book Review

The Solid Earth An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C M R Fowler - 5 Star Book Review

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The Solid Earth: An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C. M. R. Fowler Major Points In Favor Of The Recommended Textbook The Solid Earth is a general introduction to the study of the physics of the solid Earth, including the workings of both the Earths surface and its deep interior. The emphasis throughout is on basic physical principles rather than instrumentation or data handling. The second edition of this acclaimed textbook has been revised to bring the content fully up-to-date and to reflect the most recent advances in geophysical research. It is designed for undergraduates on introductory geophysics courses who have a general background in the physical sciences, including introductory calculus. It can also be used as a reference book for graduate students and other researchers in geology and geophysics. Each chapter ends with exercises of various degrees of complexity, for which solutions are available to instructors from [email protected] The book contains an extensive glossary of geological and physical terms, as well as appendices that develop more advanced mathematical topics.
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN 1 taught by Professor Controlautomatico during the Summer '11 term at Escuela Colombiana de Ingenieria.

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The Solid Earth An Introduction to Global Geophysics by C M R Fowler - 5 Star Book Review

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