Ge 124 a

Paleomagnetism and Magnetostratigraphy

6 units (0-0-6)  |  third term
Application of paleomagnetism to the solution of problems in stratigraphic correlation and to the construction of a high-precision geological timescale. A field trip to the southwest United States or Mexico to study the physical stratigraphy and magnetic zonation, followed by lab analysis. Given in alternate years; offered 2020-21.
Instructor: Kirschvink

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