Published through the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the AGU Reference Shelf sequence, quantity 1.
the aim of this instruction manual is to supply, in hugely obtainable shape, chosen severe info for pro and scholar stable Earth and planetary geophysicists. insurance of themes and authors have been conscientiously selected to meet those objectives.
those volumes signify the 3rd model of the “Handbook of actual Constants. ” a number of generations of strong Earth scientists have chanced on those handbooks to be the main usually used merchandise of their own library. the 1st model of this instruction manual was once edited through F. Birch, J. F. Schairer, and H. Cecil Spicer and released in 1942 by way of the Geological Society of the United States (GSA) as specified Paper 36. the second one variation, edited through Sydney P. Clark, Jr., was once additionally released by means of GSA as Memoir ninety two in 1966. when you consider that 1966, our clinical wisdom of the Earth and planets has grown greatly, spurred by way of the invention and verification of plate tectonics and the systematic exploration of the sunlight system.
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