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Field Geophysics
     

Field Geophysics

by John Milsom, Asger Eriksen
 

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This handy pocket-sized field guide provides practical information and assistance to anyone engaged in small-scale surveys on the ground. Fully revised and updated throughout, the Fourth Edition includes comprehensive updates on the use of GPR and GPS and new sections on surface wave seismics and towed array systems. This has become the standard text in this

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This handy pocket-sized field guide provides practical information and assistance to anyone engaged in small-scale surveys on the ground. Fully revised and updated throughout, the Fourth Edition includes comprehensive updates on the use of GPR and GPS and new sections on surface wave seismics and towed array systems. This has become the standard text in this area for use in the field and the experience of the two authors will ensure the book retains its place as one of the most popular handbooks in applied geophysics.

  • Fully revised and updated to incorporate new developments in the field;
  • Focus on quality control of the acquisition of data and basic field interpretation;
  • User-friendly, accessible writing style;
  • Includes updates on Ground Penetrating Radar and the use of GPS;
  • New section on surface wave methods.

Additional material available on the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/milsom/geophysics4e

Editorial Reviews

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A new edition of the pocket sized handbook describing the techniques of field research using instruments that can be backpacked into the survey area (along with the volume). The mini but mighty volume covers topics in methods in gravity, magnetic, electric current, direct current electromagnetism, VLF, and seismic considerations. New updates feature special requirements of investigations in archaeological and land-fill sites and the applications of ground radar. Includes tables, diagrams, checklists and photographs. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
From the Publisher
"...a valuable addition...recommend it to all those involved...a mine of readily accessible information..." (Archaeological Prospection, Vol 11(2), April-June 2004)

“…well produced…” (The Leading Edge, Vol.23, No.8 August 2004)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781119956907
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/24/2011
Series:
Geological Field Guide , #36
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,121,222
File size:
7 MB

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