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Author Merrill, Ronald T

Title Our magnetic Earth : the science of geomagnetism / Ronald T. Merrill

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Warwick  QC816 .M474 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QC816 .M474 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  QC816 M474 2010    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Warwick Orders on 06-23-2011.
Descript 261 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Magnetism and the present magnetic field -- Magnetic field reversals -- Earth's internal composition and the origin of Earth's magnetic field -- The sun-earth connection -- Magnetic orientation and navigation by animals -- The effects of geomagnetism and plate tectonics on climate and paleoclimate
LC subject Geomagnetism
Paleomagnetism
Dynamo theory (Cosmic physics)
ISBN 9780226520506 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226520501 (cloth : alk. paper)