Geophysical Exploration of the Solar System

Geophysical Exploration of the Solar System

1st Edition - August 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Cedric Schmelzbach, Simon Stahler
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443186981

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Advances in Genetics serial highlights new advances in the field with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

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  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in Advances in Genetics serials
  • Updated release includes the latest information on Formation and Structure of Planets


Graduate students, scientists and engineers of geophysics, physics, acoustics, civil engineering, environmental sciences, geology and planetary sciences

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    Cedric Schmelzbach
    1. Composition of Planets and Formation of the Solar System
    Amir Khan
    2. Planetary seismology
    Simon Staehler
    3. Planetary Core Radius Estimations
    Martin Knapmeyer and Michaela Walterova
    4. Geodynamics
    Ana Plesa
    5. Tides and interior structures of bodies
    Amirhossein Bagheri

Product details

  • No. of pages: 232
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: August 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780443186981

About the Editors

Cedric Schmelzbach

Cedric Schmelzbach is a senior scientist at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.Dr. Schmelzbach, graduate of University of Zurich (B.Sc., M.Sc.) and Uppsala University, Sweden (Ph.D.), followed by postdoc positions at University of Potsdam, Germany, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and ETH Zurich, Switzerland, holds currently a senior scientist position at ETH Zurich. His research interests include seismic exploration at different scales, seismic spatial-gradient and rotational seismology, and multi-disciplinary investigations.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Scientist, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Simon Stahler

Research seismologist, interested in planetary seismology, waveform tomography and Bayesian inference of geophysical.

Affiliations and Expertise

ETH Zurich, Department of Earth Sciences, Institut für Geophysik, Zurich, Switzerland

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