geomagnetic dipole

geomagnetic dipole

[¦jē·ō·mag¦ned·ik ′dī‚pōl]
(geophysics)
The magnetic dipole caused by the earth's magnetic field.
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In addition, the ability to extract polarity information may facilitate orientation to the geomagnetic dipole via induction using their electric sense (Kalmijn, 1974; Klimley, 1993; Paulin, 1995; Montgomery and Walker, 2001; Molteno and Kennedy, 2009).
2006), the further definition of geomagnetic dipole moment variation in western Europe over the last 2000 years (Gomez-Paccard et al.
New archeointensity data from Spain and the geomagnetic dipole moment in western Europe over the past 2000 years, J.
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Scientists have performed numerical calculations that show how convective mixing flows in the Earth's liquid outer core can cause the geomagnetic dipole to collapse.