The first two editions of this book have become a standard text for introductory courses in exploration geophysics at many UK universities. The last edition was first published in 1991, so the time was ripe for an updated version. The book is clearly a mature text with good, clear, simple diagrams and a uniform style despite the three different authors. A particular strength is the inclusion of illustrative examples of the application of all the geophysical techniques discussed, and a set of questions at the end of each chapter provides the student with an opportunity to test his/her understanding. Perhaps,...

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