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

Everyday Applied Geophysics 2

1st Edition

Electromagnetics and Magnetics

Authors: Nicolas Florsch
Hardcover ISBN: 9781785482809
Imprint: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Page Count: 180
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Everyday Applied Geophysics 2 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 ground is transparent to electrical currents, electromagnetic induction, magnetic fields, and seismic (acoustic) waves. All extend our senses by using the propagation of these phenomena through underground materials. The book specifically addresses the methods feasible, accessible and affordable to all users and provides simple apparatus electronic diagrams, and internet open-source and free software links for data interpretation.

Key Features

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


Environmental technicians and researchers, students, engineers, universities, local authorities, any enterprise involved in water resource prospection, farmers, pollution surveyors, raw material extractors, notably in developing countries. Applied geophysics users without theoretical trainning Good amateurs. People without a strong theoretical background in mathematics and physics but full of common sense

Table of Contents

1. An inductive method: the Slingram
2. Magnetic methods


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About the Author

Nicolas Florsch

Nicolas Florsch is a professional, travelling in developing countries for research and education. He is an amateur astronomer and a licensed radio amateur.

Affiliations and Expertise

Pierre et Marie Curie University, France