The advent of any new introductory textbook in geophysics is a noteworthy event, particularly as few books have appeared that are pitched at a non-geophysical audience. Looking into the Earth: An Introduction to Geological Geophysics aims to fill that gap and aims squarely at an audience that may not necessarily want to become geophysicists but may want to know something about geophysics. The target audience thus encompasses geologists, civil engineers, environmental scientists and archaeologists. Not content with aiming at such a broad audience, Alan Mussett and Aftab Khan also cover the whole field of solid-earth geophysics from the structure of...

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