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Introduction to potential fields: magnetics

Explanation of the Earth's magnetic field and how USGS measures it. Defines magnetic anomaly, induced and remanent magnetism in rocks, and describes magnetic anomaly maps.

by U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 236-95
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Related topics:
Aeromagnetic surveying, Geophysics, Magnetic field (earth), Magnetometer measurement, Remanent magnetism
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