Introduction to Geomagnetic Fields, 2/e (Paperback)

Wallace H. Campbell

  • 出版商: Cambridge University Press
  • 出版日期: 2003-07-14
  • 售價: $1,750
  • 貴賓價: 9.8$1,715
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 352
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0521529530
  • ISBN-13: 9780521529532

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Description:

Introduction to Geomagnetic Fields is a textbook for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of geophysics. It explains the natural magnetic fields in and surrounding the Earth that arise from a variety of electric currents. The author clearly presents these different components of the Earth’s magnetic field with a minimum of mathematical complexity. Readers are also introduced to the techniques and instrumentation for measuring geomagnetic fields, and to the range of applications for which these measurements are used. This second edition has been fully revised to include the most recent advances in this subject area. It has been designed as a textbook for use with semester courses in geomagnetism and includes student exercises at the end of each chapter. Special appendices review relevant mathematical techniques and direct the reader to various journals, books, organizations, and websites where the latest computer programs for geomagnetism may be downloaded.

 

Table of Contents:

Acknowledgements; Foreword; 1. The Earth’s main field; 2. Quiet-time field variations and dynamo currents; 3. Solar-terrestrial activity; 4. Measurement methods; 5. Applications; Appendix A. Mathematical topics; Appendix B. Geomagnetic organizations, services, and bibliography; Appendix C. Utility programs for geomagnetic fields; References; Index.