The detailed behaviour of the geomagnetic field during reversals is documented by palaeomagnetists to constrain models of the geomagnetic dynamo. Reversals are studied by measuring the magnetic remanence preserved in rocks to obtain both the direction and intensity of the ancient magnetic field.
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|Publication Subtype||Journal Article|
|Title||Geophysics: A reversal of geomagnetic polarity|
|Series title||Physics Bulletin|
|Contributing office(s)||Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center|