nerc.ac.uk

Modelling the world's magnetism

Hamilton, Brian; Macmillan, Susan. 2011 Modelling the world's magnetism. Planet Earth, Spring.

Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
[img] Text
spr11-magnetism.pdf - Published Version

Download (1MB)

Abstract/Summary

People have been finding their way with compasses for many centuries, but the Earth's magnetism is a more complex business, and in most places a compass doesn't point exactly towards the North Pole. Brian Hamilton and Susan Macmillan explain how understanding our planet's changing magnetic field helps keep us facing the right direction.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Programmes: BGS Programmes 2010 > Earth hazards and systems
ISSN: 1479-2605
Additional Keywords: Magnetism, magnetic field, World Magnetic Model
Date made live: 05 Jul 2011 08:00
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/14579

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Document Downloads

More statistics for this item...