Core Dynamics: Treatise on Geophysics [1ed.]0444534571, 9780444534576

Author : Peter Olson
Description:Core Dynamics is an account of the dynamics at the heart of our planet. The range of subjects reflects the breadth and the fast pace of research in core dynamics. Topics include structure and composition of the outer and inner core, energetics of the core, convection, rotation, flow and turbulence in the outer core, solidification of the inner core, dynamo theory and numerical dynamo models, magnetic polarity reversals, laboratory experiments on the core and the geodynamo and the interactions between the core and the other parts of the Earth. Self-contained volume starts with an overview of the subject then explores each topic with in depth detail Extensive reference lists and cross references with other volumes to facilitate further research Full-color figures and tables support the text and aid in understanding Content suited for both the expert and non-expert
Categories: Physics Geophysics
Year :2009
Publisher : Elsevier
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 358
File Info : pdf 12 Mb