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Fundamentals of Geophysics
Seismology and the internal structure of the Earth. Text-boxes are used for auxiliary explanations and to handle topics of interest for more advanced students. This new edition also includes review questions at the end of each chapter to help assess the reader’s understanding of the topics covered and quantitative exercises for more thorough evaluation. Preview — Fundamentals of Geophysics by William Lowrie.
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