English-Norwegian translation of geophysics

Translation of the word geophysics from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

geophysics in Norwegian

sciencenoun geofysikk [u]
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Definitions of geophysics
1. geophysics - geology that uses physical principles to study properties of the earth
  geology a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
  geomorphology, morphology the branch of biology that deals with the structure of animals and plants
  hydrology the branch of geology that studies water on the earth and in the atmosphere: its distribution and uses and conservation
  seismology the branch of geology that studies earthquakes
  volcanology, vulcanology the branch of geology that studies volcanoes
  magnetics, magnetism the branch of science that studies magnetism
  geodesy the branch of geology that studies the shape of the earth and the determination of the exact position of geographical points
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Geophysics is the physics of the Earth and its environment in space. Its subjects include the shape of the Earth, its gravitational and magnetic fields, the dynamics of the Earth as a whole and of its component parts, the Earth's internal structure, composition and tectonics, the generation of magmas, volcanism and rock formation, the hydrological cycle including snow and ice, all aspects of the oceans, the atmosphere, ionosphere, magnetosphere and solar-terrestrial relations, and analogous problems associated with the Moon and other planets. Geophysics is also applied to societal needs, such as mineral resources, mitigation of natural hazards and environmental protection.

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