Everyday Applied Geophysics 2 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781785482809

Everyday Applied Geophysics 2

1st Edition

Magnetics and Electromagnetism

Authors: Nicolas Florsch Frederic Muhlach Michel Kammenthaler
Hardcover ISBN: 9781785482809
Imprint: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Published Date: 1st December 2018
Page Count: 166
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Everyday Applied Geophysics 2: Electromagnetics and Magnetics covers the physical methods permitting the environmental exploration of the sub-surface in 1, 2, 3 or 4 dimensions (the latter for time-lapse in terms of physical environmental state and geometry). The book specifically addresses the feasible methods that are accessible and affordable to all users, providing a simple apparatus of electronic diagrams and free, Internet open-source software links for data interpretation.

Key Features

  • Proposes a practical, accessible and affordable applied geophysics resource for sub-surface environmental exploration
  • Explains the topic's application to groundwater, raw material and resources, agriculture, buried pollutions and archaeology


Environmental technicians and researchers, students, engineers, universities, local authorities, any enterprise involved in water resource prospection, farmers, pollution surveyors, raw material extractors. People without a strong theoretical background in mathematics and physics but full of common sense. People interested in ham radios, electronics or certain outdoor activities. The book may contribute to an emerging community of geophysics amateurs.

Table of Contents

Part I: Magnetic method
Part II: Inductive electromagnetic mathod (or Slingram)
Part III: Geophysical map processing


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About the Author

Nicolas Florsch

Engineer Geophysicist (EOST), Professor at Sorbonne University, Nicolas Florsch teaches Applied Geophysics in the academic setting. After a thesis in electrical prospecting, his research leads him to take an interest in seismology, to variations of gravity (terrestrial tides), then to reinvest the subsurface investigation methods, or "applied geophysics", which it applies to resources and the environment, as well as archeology. Former consultant of Scientific and University Cooperation at the Embassy of France in the United States, he is the author of more than 120 scientific publications. Nicolas Florsch also holds a license of amateur radio (F4HOS), and practices several instruments in traditional Appalachian music.

Affiliations and Expertise

Geophysicists Engineer (EOST) and Professor, Sorbonne University, Paris, France

Frederic Muhlach

Graduate of the University of Technology in the field of electronics and computing, Frédéric Muhlach then specialized in the field of digital imaging and obtained a Diploma of Engineer Technologist (title level II which has been replaced by a professional license "digital trades"). These two diplomas were obtained at the University of Lorraine in Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. After his studies, he was a 3D graphic designer (animation and 3D modeling) as an intermittent show to create computer-generated images of a film "Histoire de Pierres". Following this professional experience, he was led to give some courses to students under license (still in St-Die) in the field of 3D computer graphics. He then became a Contract Officer specialized in the field of human resources in the Army on behalf of the 152nd Colmar Infantry Regiment. His 6-year contract ended, I pursued a career in IT by becoming a "programmer" on behalf of the Directorate General of Public Finance at the Directorate of IT Services in Strasbourg. His job was to qualify professional applications as well as high availability technical architectures. Passionate about new digital technologies and digital creativity, he is currently in charge of a Fablab, the Labs of Val d'Argent.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Val d’Argent Labs, Haut-Rhin, France

Michel Kammenthaler

Michel Kammenthaler is professor of technology in the Val d'Argent in Haut Rhin, France. Among its activities, 3D design and prototyping.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Technology, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines school, Haut-Rhin, France

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