Paleomagnetism and its application to geological and geophysical problems
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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Paleomagnetism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 363-384.

Statement[by] E. Irving.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC827 .I7
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 399 p.
Number of Pages399
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5917079M
LC Control Number64020069

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Edward A. "Ted" Irving, CM FRSC FRS (27 May – 25 February ) was a geologist and scientist with the Geological Survey of studies of paleomagnetism provided the first physical evidence of the theory of continental efforts contributed to our understanding of how mountain ranges, climate, and life have changed over the past millions of mater: University of Cambridge (BA, PhD). Paleomagnetism is the study of the ancient magnetic field of both rocks and the Earth as a whole. Paleomagnetism has provided very strong quantitative evidence for polar wander and continental drift. It is interesting to note, however, that although this evidence was published in the late s, the concept of continental drift did not gain widespread acceptance until the mids. Geomagnetism is the study of the Earth's magnetic field, while paleomagnetism is defined as the study of the history of the geomagnetic field. Because a record of the geomagnetic field is often recorded by rocks during their formation, magnetism is the only geophysical property of the Earth that can be measured and studied over significant periods of Earth history. Neil D. Opdyke, James E.T. Channell, in International Geophysics, Introduction. Paleomagnetism has had profound effects on the development of Earth sciences in the last 25 years. In the early days, paleomagnetic studies of the different continental blocks contributed to the rejuvenation of the continental drift hypothesis and to the formation of the theory of plate tectonics.

Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism; History of Geophysics Geodynamics: Applications of Continuum Physics to Geological Problems. Philip England. This is perhaps the least felicitous chapter of the book: Summarizing plate tectonics, its driving mechanism and our knowledge of the inner planets, their satellites, and the Galilean satellites Cited by: 1. The Geological Society of London is the UK national society for geoscience, providing support to o members in the UK and overseas. and then identical twin boys who arrived at the same time as Ted was completing his monumentally comprehensive book “Paleomagnetism and its Application to Geological and Geophysical Problems. The book also has a chapter on environmental paleomagnetism, including examples of the new technique of high-resolution rock magnetic cyclostratigraphy and its . This book is devoted to different aspects of modern geodynamic processes. The text covers up-to-date materials of detailed geological-geophysical investigations, which can help understand the essence of mechanisms of different tectonic processes. ( views) Statistical Physics of .