Results for: Paleomagnetism

In Orkut

What is tilt correction in paleomagnetism?

    If you sample a section, you have a specific direction in which you have drilled your sample. By applying a rotation matrix containing the bearing and the plunge o (MORE)
In Geology

How does the theory of paleomagnetism support the continental drift?

As it happens, the Earth's magnetic field changes strength and even reverses its direction from time to time. Nobody really knows why. We know it happens, though, because wh (MORE)

Why is paleomagnetism important?

Paleomagnetism is an important tool used to unravel Earth's past  movements of tectonic plates. By studying the magnetic fields left  in rocks, scientists have learned how t (MORE)