1. The Paleomagnetism of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Importance and Reliability

  1. Kenneth P. Kodama

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch1

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

How to Cite

Kodama, K. P. (2012) The Paleomagnetism of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks: Importance and Reliability, in Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335026

Online ISBN: 9781118384138

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Keywords:

  • paleomagnetism of sediments/sedimentary rocks, importance and reliability;
  • sedimentary rocks, lacustrine and marine in tectonics/paleoclimate;
  • sedimentary as target in paleomagnetic, for geomagnetic field;
  • Earth's magnetic field, in understanding geomagnetic field;
  • paleointensity from marine/lacustrine, in marine sediment dating;
  • paleohorizontal, unequivocally from sedimentary rocks;
  • igneous rocks, and better control on paleohorizontal;
  • sedimentary rocks in paleomagnetic, and their continuous record;
  • sedimentary paleomagnetism using directional/intensity records for correlation;
  • DRM and red bed controversy, and later secondary CRMs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Importance of Sedimentary Paleomagnetism

  • Environmental Magnetic Record from Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks

  • The Evidence for High-Quality Paleomagnetic Data from Sedimentary Rocks

  • Evidence of Accurate Early DRMs

  • DRMs in Red, Continental Sedimentary Rocks

  • Post-Depositional Processes that Affect the Magnetization of Sediments and Sedimentary Rocks

  • Summary