ISBN-10:
0520260317
ISBN-13:
9780520260313
Pub. Date:
03/19/2010
Publisher:
University of California Press
Essentials of Paleomagnetism / Edition 1

Essentials of Paleomagnetism / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780520260313
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 03/19/2010
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Lisa Tauxe is Professor of Geophysics at Scripps
Institution of Oceanography.

Table of Contents

1. THE PHYSICS OF MAGNETISM
2. THE GEOMAGNETIC FIELD
3. INDUCED AND REMANENT MAGNETISM
4. MAGNETIC ANISOTROPY AND DOMAINS
5. MAGNETIC HYSTERESIS
6. MAGNETIC MINERALOGY
7. HOW ROCKS GET AND STAY MAGNETIZED
8. APPLIED ROCK (ENVIRONMENTAL) MAGNETISM
9. GETTING A PALEOMAGNETIC DIRECTION
10. PALEOINTENSITY
11. FISHER STATISTICS
12. BEYOND FISHER STATISTICS
13. PALEOMAGNETIC TENSORS
14. THE ANCIENT GEOMAGNETIC FIELD
15. THE GPTS AND MAGNETOSTRATIGRAPHY
16. TECTONIC APPLICATIONS OF PALEOMAGNETISM

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"It should be on the bookshelf of anyone who calls themselves a palaeomagnetist."—Geological Magazine

"Lives up to its title and does so in a manner that authors of modern science textbooks should seek to emulate."—Eos Transactions

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