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Geophysics as a science

Gutenberg, B. (1937) Geophysics as a science. Geophysics, 2 (3). pp. 185-187. ISSN 0016-8033.

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Geophysics" means "Physics of the Earth." While in physics one tries to eliminate the effects of the gravitational, electric, and magnetic fields of the earth, in geophysics these fields, their properties and effects, and the structure and properties of parts of the earth are studied.

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Additional Information:© 2005, American Geological Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of North American Geology, U. S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, United States. Reference includes data supplied by Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Tulsa, OK, United States. Résumé of a paper read at the Annual Meeting at Los Angeles, March, 1937.
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Official Citation:Beno Gutenberg Geophysics as a science Geophysics, July 1937, v. 2, p. 185-187, doi:10.1190/1.1438082
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