Paleomagnetic Principles and Practice by Lisa Tauxe (auth.)

By Lisa Tauxe (auth.)

Paleomagnetic info are important in lots of purposes in Earth technological know-how from deciding on paleocurrent instructions to examining the long term habit of the geomagnetic box.

In this booklet, an try out has been made to attract jointly a few of the rules and practices inside paleomagnetism in a constant and up to date demeanour. It comprises many useful examples that illustrate numerous purposes of paleomagnetism. A significant other software program package deal implements the idea defined within the textual content.

Audience: This quantity is aimed toward specialist Earth Scientists utilizing paleomagnetic facts for his or her learn. it's also appropriate to be used as a textual content ebook for college students in classes with a paleomagnetic content material. moreover, this quantity should be of price to different pros with an curiosity within the research of vector and tensor info often.

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