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Paleomagnetic analysis
Determination of the intensity and direction of residual magnetism in rocks to study changes in the earth's magnetic field during past geologic time.
Subtopics:
Curie temperature analysis (1 items)
Laboratory-induced magnetization analysis (1 items)
Magnetic susceptibility analysis (2 items)
Natural remanent magnetization analysis (1 items)
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Geochronology (Western Earth Surface Processes Team) [More info]
Description of the methods of geochronology, the science of dating, used by USGS scientists in geological research.
Menlo Park Rock Magnetics Laboratory [More info]
Description of the work on paleomagnetism at the USGS Rock Magnetics Laboratory in Menlo Park, California with an overview of geomagnetic polar reversals, paleosecular variation, intensity, magnetic susceptibility, and rock magnetism analysis.
Paleomagnetism analyses [More info]
Links to laboratory capabilities within the USGS for paleomagnetism and paleomagnetic and rock magnetic procedures for dating and determination of magnetic direction and polarity in samples with links to techniques, equipment, and contacts.
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