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Essentials of Paleomagnetism

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Essentials of Paleomagnetism
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Publisher: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
ISBN/ASIN: 0520260317
ISBN-13: 9780520260313
Number of pages: 247

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This work is a comprehensive, up-to-date textbook on extracting and using rock and paleomagnetic data in archaeological, geological, and geophysical applications. Designed for students and professionals with knowledge of college level physics and some background in earth sciences, it describes both the theory and the practice of paleomagnetism, covering topics such as the basics of magnetism, geomagnetic fields, how rocks become magnetized, and the various ways of analyzing the magnetism of rocks.

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