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The Aurora Page part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site offers information, links and images about the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis. The links include: an aurora tutorial with a teacher suggestion page, current geomagnetic conditions from ...

Magnetic Reversals and Moving Continents part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a brief review of the role of polar reversals in the development of the Theory of Plate Tectonics from the old continental drift concept of Alfred Wegener. It describes the physical ...

A Beginner's Guide to the Earth's Magnetosphere part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article provides a general overview and introduction to the Earth's magnetosphere. It covers two different models of the magnetosphere: the Chapman-Ferraro model and Dungey's Open model. It also ...

Numerical Models of the Geodynamo part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page from Peter Olson at Johns Hopkins University describes recent geomagnetic research. The page includes several illustrations and an animation of geomagnetic reversal.

Magnetic Reversal video part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This mpeg video shows the output of a magnetic field model during which a magnetic reversal occurs. The model is superimposed on a stationary Earth to highlight the field changes that would be ...

Numerical dynamo models part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology explains current research modeling geomagnetic processes, including magnetic reversals and secular variation. Includes three supporting ...

Geodynamo part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page from UC-Santa Cruz gives a description of the Earth's geomagnetic history, with several modeled images of the Earth's magnetic field. Included is a link to a PBS Nova animation of a ...

Space Weather Now part of SERC Web Resource Collection

The Space Weather Now page is intended to give the non-technical user a "plain language" look at space weather. It includes information about relevant events and ...

USGS Geophysical Data Products part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains links and listings of digital geophysical products spanning the regional centers of the USGS. There are surveys and reports on magnetic, gravity, and other forms of data. There ...

Earth's Inconstant Magnetic Field part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This article discusses our planet's magnetic field, which is in a constant state of change. The location of the North Pole has been moving north at an average speed of 10 km per year, lately ...