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Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphy

Wiley, J,
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Rock magnetic cyclostratigraphy merges environmental magnetism,in which rock magnetic measurements are used to detect pastenvironmental change, and cyclostratigraphy, in which cyclicvariations of lithology or a sedimentary rock's physicalproperties are related to astronomically-forced paleoclimatechange. In addition to providing paleoclimate data,cyclostratigraphy can establish high-resolution chronostratigraphyfor a sequence of sedimentary rocks, even at distant times inEarth's history. This book provides an overview of conceptsunderlying these two techniques, recipes for the time seriesanalysis of cyclostratigraphy, and case studies to illustrate thevariety and breadth of problems addressed by rock magneticcyclostratigraphy.
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Titel: Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphy
Autoren/Herausgeber: Kenneth P. Kodama, Linda A. Hinnov
Aus der Reihe: Analytical Methods in Earth and Environmental Science
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118561300

Seitenzahl: 176
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Kenneth P. Kodama is Professor of Earth and EnvironmentalSciences at Lehigh University, USA. He has taught Earth sciencesand conducted paleomagnetic and rock magnetic research with hisstudents at Lehigh for the past 36 years. In his time away frompaleomagnetism he enjoys playing music.
Linda A. Hinnov is a research Professor at Johns HopkinsUniversity, USA specializing in the astronomical forcing ofEarth's paleoclimate system. She has longstanding interestsin cyclostratigraphy, and its implications for the evolution ofEarth's geophysical and astronomical parameters and thegeologic time scale.

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