Review by: Peeter E. Pehme

The authors' (Milsom and Eriksen, 2011) declared intent is to create a handbook oriented to the field application of geophysics; this they have accomplished well. The focus of the text is on engineering and mining applications of geophysical techniques. The book is organized by technology rather than by application. Most common geophysical techniques—magnetics, electromagnetics, gravity, ground penetrating radar (GPR), and seismic—are covered. A few specialized technologies that are currently popular, such as magnetotellurics, radiological surveys, are also included. The phraseology is very readable with a hint of humor, terms are well explained, and...

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