Bridges the gap between the classic texts on potential theory and modern books on applied geophysics.
Introduction; 1. The potential; 2. Consequences of the potential; 3. Newtonian potential; 4. Magnetic potential; 5. Magnetization; 6. Spherical harmonic analysis; 7. Regional gravity fields; 8. The geomagnetic field; 9. Forward method; 10. Inverse method; 11. Fourier-domain modeling; 12. Transformations; A. Review of vector calculus; B. Subroutines; C. Review of sampling theory; D. Conversion of units.
...the first six chapters develop the fundamentals of potential theory in a clear and very accessible manner; the next six develop the applications of potential theory... H.N. Pollack, Choice