Reversals of the Earth's Magnetic Field / Edition 2

Reversals of the Earth's Magnetic Field / Edition 2

by J. A. Jacobs
     
 

This 1994 book examines how reversals of the Earth's magnetic field have played a major role in establishing plate tectonics and a geological time scale.See more details below

Overview

This 1994 book examines how reversals of the Earth's magnetic field have played a major role in establishing plate tectonics and a geological time scale.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521675567
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The Earth's magnetic field; 2. The magnetisation of rocks; 3. The morphology of geomagnetic reversals; 4. Geomagnetic excursions; 5. Models for reversals; 6. Transition fields; 7. Magnetostratigraphy; 8. The Earth's magnetic field and other geophysical phenomena; References; Index.

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