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By A. De Santis, D. J. Kerridge, D. R. Barraclough (auth.), F. J. Lowes, D. W. Collinson, J. H. Parry, S. K. Runcorn, D. C. Tozer, A. Soward (eds.)

This quantity provides lectures given on the NATO complex examine Institute held 11-22 April 1988 at Newcastle upon Tyne, England. the purpose of the Institute was once to enhance the interplay among employees in observational geomagnetism (using old facts) and archaeo- and palaeo-magnetism (using the remanent magnetization of synthetic artefacts and of common sediments and rocks) and people attempting to interpret the information by way of mechanisms within or outdoors the Earth, rather these constructing dynamo theories of the sector. the fabric mentioned ranged from magnetic micro organism swimming around a circle in a couple of seconds, the influence of El Nino, via secular version with time scales of tens to millions of years and the'mechanics of person box reversals and tours (aborted reversals?) to attainable modulation of standard reversal frequency at the hundred million 12 months time scale. Many contributors of the Physics division helped with the association, and we're so much thankful to them, and particularly to Anne Codling for her very many contributions. We additionally gratefully recognize the painstaking paintings of Aileen Dryburgh and Lynn Whiteford in so conscientiously typing the manuscript.

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There are no eastward-drifting features, except in the 19th century beneath Alaska where stationary feature 2 (Figure 1) appears to split in two with one half going west and the other east, the probable consequence of a westward-drifting patch interacting with a stationary patch. Figure 1. Radial component of field at the CMB in 1980. Contour interval 100 ~T. Numbers and letters indicate features discussed in the text. Cylindrical equidistant projection (Plate Carree). The main constituents of the field at the CMB are four stationary highs centred on about 60 0 N and Sand 120 0 E and W (1-4 in Figure 1).

65 88. 03 61. 90 -91. 97 121. 6 11. 7 II. 7 II. 5 11. 1 11. 5 13. 6 7. 7 3. 4 4. 9 5. I 3. 0 8. 0 II. 8 11. 5 6. 5 II. 9 13. 0 10. 6 11. 1 11. 6 1 D. 6 6. 7 3. 9 5. 4 1 I. 0 8. 8 11. 1 7. 5 21. 7 II. 6 6. 3 8. 2 12. 7 3. 4 4. 9 5. I 3. 8 11. 8 II. 2 8. 3 II. 1 11. 7 Z 5. I 11. 6 11. 0 8. 9 20. I 1 D. 2 9. 7 Table II. Selected 48 Observatories. RMS values of (unfiltered) third differences, unit nT/yr 3 , field components in geomagnetic coordinates. ) -1:0 N 25 subtracting the set of best fitting first, third, fifth, and seventh degree zonal external harmonics.

Initial 84 Observat~ries. (RMS) values of (unfiltered) third differences, unit nT/yr , field components in geomagnetic coordinates. 25 63. 81 -1. 68 181. 2 11. IEMEGK DOURBES KRASNAYA PAKHRA CHAMBON FORET HEL HARTLAND WTNGST VTCTOR! 06 55. 51 51. 38 52. 58 2!. 18 - 1 10. 18 9. 65 88. 03 61. 90 -91. 97 121. 6 11. 7 II. 7 II. 5 11. 1 11. 5 13. 6 7. 7 3. 4 4. 9 5. I 3. 0 8. 0 II. 8 11. 5 6. 5 II. 9 13. 0 10. 6 11. 1 11. 6 1 D. 6 6. 7 3. 9 5. 4 1 I. 0 8. 8 11. 1 7. 5 21. 7 II. 6 6. 3 8. 2 12. 7 3. 4 4.

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