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Academic & Professional Books  Earth System Sciences  Lithosphere  Geophysics & Geochemistry

The Lithosphere An Interdisciplinary Approach

By: Irina Artemieva(Author), Sierd Cloetingh(Foreword By)
773 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
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Presenting a coherent synthesis of lithosphere studies, this book covers a range of geophysical methods (seismic reflection, refraction, and receiver function methods; elastic and anelastic seismic tomography; electromagnetic and magnetotelluric methods; thermal, gravity and rheological models), complemented by petrologic and laboratory data on rock properties. It also provides a critical discussion of the uncertainties, assumptions, and resolution issues that are inherent in the different methods and models of the lithosphere.

Multidisciplinary in scope, global in geographical extent, and covering a wide variety of tectonics settings across 3.5 billion years of Earth history, The Lithosphere: An Interdisciplinary Approach presents a comprehensive overview of lithospheric structure and evolution. It is a core reference for researchers and advanced students in geophysics, geodynamics, tectonics, petrology, and geochemistry, and for petroleum and mining industry professionals.

Contents

Foreword
Preface

1. What is the lithosphere?
2. Age of the lithosphere
3. Seismic structure of the lithosphere
4. Thermal regime of the lithosphere from heat flow data
5. Thermal state of the lithosphere from non-thermal data
6. CBL and lithospheric density from petrologic and geophysical data
7. Electrical structure of the lithosphere
8. Flexure and rheology
9. Evolution of the lithosphere
10. Summary of lithospheric properties

References
Index

Customer Reviews

Biography

Irina Artemieva is an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She was awarded an M.S. in Physics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Institute of Physics of the Earth, Moscow and a Doctor of Science (Dr habil.) degree from the University of Copenhagen. Professor Artemieva has worked as a researcher at the Russian/USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, at the Universities of Uppsala (Sweden) and Strasbourg (France), and at the United States Geological Survey in California. She was Science Co-ordinator of the European Science Foundation/International Lithosphere Program EUROPROBE study 1999-2001. She is also a member of the Natural Sciences Research Councils in Ireland and Sweden and the Academia Europaea, and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London.

By: Irina Artemieva(Author), Sierd Cloetingh(Foreword By)
773 pages, b/w illustrations, tables
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"Irina Artemieva provides a broad-reaching and detailed description of the lithosphere, and the different disciplines required to fully understand it, from seismology to petrology. She explains the mysteries of geochemistry to geophysicists and the complexity and rigor of the geophysical approach to earth scientists in general, making this book of immense value to all geologists."
– Nicholas Arndt, Universite Joseph Fourier

"The Lithosphere provides a fresh, authoritative and comprehensive look at an enduring scientific problem. The interdisciplinary approach makes this an invaluable reference for researchers and graduate students across diverse areas of Earth Science, including seismology, tectonics, geodynamics and geochemistry."
– David W. Eaton, University of Calgary

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