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Geomagnetism applications

June 1, 1995

The social uses of geomagnetism include the physics of the space environment, satellite damage, pipeline corrosion, electric power-grid failure, communication interference, global positioning disruption, mineral-resource detection, interpretation of the Earth's formation and structure, navigation, weather, and magnetoreception in organisms. The need for continuing observations of the geomagnetic field, together with careful archiving of these records and mechanisms for dissemination of these data, is emphasized.

Publication Year 1995
Title Geomagnetism applications
DOI 10.3133/cir1109
Authors Wallace H. Campbell
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Circular
Series Number 1109
Index ID cir1109
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse