Best Reference Books – Geophysical Tomography

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Geophysical Tomography subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Geophysical Tomography along with reviews.

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1. “Tomography of the Earth’s Crust: From Geophysical Sounding to Real-Time Monitoring: GEOTECHNOLOGIEN Science Report No. 21 (Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences)” by Michael Weber and Ute Münch

“Tomography of the Earth’s Crust: From Geophysical Sounding to Real-Time Monitoring: GEOTECHNOLOGIEN Science Report No. 21 (Advanced Technologies in Earth Sciences)” Book Review: This book can aid the researchers exploring the fields of earth’s tomography. The various topics discussed in this research book are: development of cross-scale multiparameter methods and their technological application together with the development of innovative field techniques, Seismic wave field inversion theory, diffusion and potential methods, the scientific results of nine interdisciplinary joint projects funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the framework of the Research and Development Program GEOTECHNOLOGIEN, applications in the laboratory, ground water surveys of heterogeneous aquifer, geotechnical applications like tunnel excavation, coal mine and CO2 monitoring and the imaging and monitoring of tectonic and societally relevant objects as active faults and volcanoes.

2. “Integrated Imaging of the Earth: Theory and Applications (Geophysical Monograph Series)” by Max Moorkamp and Peter G Lelièvre

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“Integrated Imaging of the Earth: Theory and Applications (Geophysical Monograph Series)” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers trying to explore the growing literature on combining various types of geophysical and other geoscientific data. The contents enclosed in the book include: Introduction,Part I: Theory 7 2 Inverse Methods: Problem Formulation and Probabilistic Solutions, Inference Networks in Earth Models with Multiple Components and Data, Structural Coupling Approaches in Integrated Geophysical Imaging, Post inversion Integration of Disparate Tomographic Models by Model Structure Analyses, Probabilistic Integration of Geo Information, Part II: Applications, Joint Inversion in Hydrogeophysics and Near Surface Geophysics , Integrated Imaging for Mineral Exploration, Joint Inversion in Hydrocarbon Exploration, Imaging the Lithosphere and Upper Mantle: Where We Are At and Where We Are Going and finally, Constitution and Structure of Earth’s Mantle: Insights from Mineral Physics and Seismology.

3. “Full Seismic Waveform Modelling and Inversion (Advances in Geophysical and Environmental Mechanics and Mathematics)” by Andreas Fichtner

“Full Seismic Waveform Modelling and Inversion (Advances in Geophysical and Environmental Mechanics and Mathematics)” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers in the field of seismology. The topics covered by the author in this book are: Introduction, Numerical Solution of the Elastic Wave Equation, Computing Sensitivity Kernels.- Seismological Data Functionals and their Associated Adjoint Sources, Iterative Optimisation, Full Waveform Tomography for Upper-mantle Structure in Australasian Region, A Comparative Study of Local-scale full Waveform Tomographies and Source Staking and Data Reduction in Global full Waveform Tomography.

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4. “The Earth’s Heterogeneous Mantle: A Geophysical, Geodynamical, and Geochemical Perspective (Springer Geophysics)” by Amir Khan and Frédéric Deschamps

“The Earth’s Heterogeneous Mantle: A Geophysical, Geodynamical, and Geochemical Perspective (Springer Geophysics)” Book Review: This book is suitable for researchers working in the field of earth’s geography. The chapters covered in this book include: geophysics, global and regional seismic tomography, electrical conductivity and seismic imaging of mantle discontinuities and heterogeneities in the upper mantle, transition zone and lower mantle, geochemical views of the mantle including lithospheric evolution from analysis of mantle xenoliths, composition of the deep Earth and the effect of water on subduction-zone processes, geodynamical perspectives on the global thermo-chemical structure of the deep mantle and application of mineral physics data and phase equilibrium computations to infer the regional-scale thermo-chemical structure of the mantle.

5. “Earth′s Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale (Geophysical Monograph Series)” by Shun–ichiro Karato and Alessandro Forte

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“Earth′s Deep Interior: Mineral Physics and Tomography From the Atomic to the Global Scale (Geophysical Monograph Series)” Book Review: This book is suitable for researchers working in the field of seismology. Chapters included in the book are: Introduction, Seismic‐Geodynamic Constraints on Mantle Flow: Implications for Layered Convection, Mantle Viscosity, and Seismic Anisotropy in the Deep Mantle, Dynamics of the Earth’s Core, The Relative Behavior of Shear Velocity, Bulk Sound Speed, and Compressional Velocity in the Mantle: Implications for Chemical and Thermal Structure, Inner Core Anisotropy and Rotation, Upper Mantle Seismic Discontinuities, Seismic Anisotropy in the Boundary Layers of the Mantle, Seismological Constraints on Attenuation in the Earth: a Review, Elasticity of Mantle Minerals (Experimental Studies), Elasticity of Mantle Phases at High Pressure and Temperature, Phase Transformations: Implications for Mantle Structure, The Seismic Anisotropy of the Earth’s Mantle: from Single Crystal to Polycrystal and Laboratory Measurement of Seismic Wave Dispersion and Attenuation: Recent Progress.

6. “Fundamentals of Seismic Tomography (Geophysical Monographs)” by Tien-When Lo

“Fundamentals of Seismic Tomography (Geophysical Monographs)” Book Review: This book concentrates on the audience interested in seismic tomography and have prerequisites about basic seismology concepts and calculus.This book discusses the fundamental understanding of boh seismic ray tomography and seismic-diffraction tomography. Case studies illustrating the methodology, basic interpretation techniques, and pitfalls have also been provided.

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7. “Microstructural Geochronology: Planetary Records Down to Atom Scale (Geophysical Monograph Series)” by Desmond Moser and Fernando Corfu

“Microstructural Geochronology: Planetary Records Down to Atom Scale (Geophysical Monograph Series)” Book Review: This book is designed for microstructural geochronology enthusiasts. Contents covered in this book are: Part I: Chemical Microstructure/Zoning: Zircon as Magma Monitor: Robust, Temperature- Dependent Partition Coefficients from Glass and Zircon Surface and Rim Measurements from Natural Systems, Petrology and Geochronology of Metamorphic Zircon, Origins of Textural, Compositional, and Isotopic Complexity in Monazite and Its Petro Chronological Analysis, Application of Single-Shot Laser Ablation Split-Stream Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry to Accessory Phase Petrochronology, Comparing Chemical Microstructures of Some Early Solar System Zircon from Differentiated Asteroids, Mars and Earth, Crystallization of Baddeleyite in Basaltic Rocks from Mars, and Comparisons with the Earth, Moon, and Vesta, Part II: Orientation Microstructure- Strength and Deformation of Zircon at Crustal and Mantle Pressures.

8. “Seismic Amplitude Inversion in Reflection Tomography: Vol 33 (Handbook of Geophysical Exploration: Seismic Exploration)” by Yanghua Wang
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