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Geophysics for the Mineral Exploration Geoscientist by Michael Dentith,Stephen T. Mudge

By Michael Dentith,Stephen T. Mudge

offering a stability among rules and perform, this cutting-edge assessment of geophysical equipment takes readers from the fundamental actual phenomena, during the acquisition and processing of information, to the construction of geological versions of the subsurface and knowledge interpretation to discover hidden mineral deposits. distinctive descriptions of all of the favourite geophysical equipment are given, together with gravity, magnetic, radiometric, electric, electromagnetic and seismic tools. every one procedure is defined in a constant method and with no complicated arithmetic. Emphasising extraction of utmost geological details from geophysical facts, the ebook additionally explains petrophysics, information modelling and customary interpretation pitfalls. choked with full-colour figures, additionally on hand on-line, the textual content is supported through chosen examples from around the globe, together with the entire significant deposit kinds. Designed for complex undergraduate and graduate classes in minerals geoscience, this can be additionally a important reference for pros within the mining wishing to make larger use of geophysical methods.

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