Modelling the world's magnetism
Hamilton, Brian; Macmillan, Susan. 2011 Modelling the world's magnetism. Planet Earth, Spring.Before downloading, please read NORA policies.
spr11-magnetism.pdf - Published Version
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|
|Additional Keywords:||Magnetism, magnetic field, World Magnetic Model|
|Date made live:||05 Jul 2011 08:00|
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