An Integrated Geomagnetic and Petrologic Study of the Dufek Complex
Entry ID: NSF-ANT05-37609

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Summary
Abstract: This project studies remnant magnetization in igneous rocks from the Dufek igneous complex, Antarctica. Its primary goal is to understand variations in the Earth's magnetic field during the Mesozoic Dipole Low (MDL), a period when the Earth's magnetic field underwent dramatic weakening and rapid reversals. This work will resolve the MDL's timing and nature, and assess connections between reversal ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -60.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2006-10-01
Stop Date: 2011-09-30
ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
Data Coordination Center, United States Antarctic Program Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.usap-data.org/
Dataset ID: NSF-ANT05-37609

Data Center Personnel
Name: ROBERT A. ARKO
Email: info at usap-data.org
Contact Address:
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
61 Route 9W
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Email: jsgee at ucsd.edu
Contact Address:
University of California-San Diego
City: San Diego
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093
Country: US
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-12-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-12-29
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