4. Inclination Shallowing in Sedimentary Rocks: Evidence, Mechanism and Cause

  1. Kenneth P. Kodama

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch4

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

How to Cite

Kodama, K. P. (2012) Inclination Shallowing in Sedimentary Rocks: Evidence, Mechanism and Cause, in Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch4

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:

  • inclination shallowing in sedimentary, evidence/mechanism/cause;
  • marine sediments, accurate recording of geomagnetic field inclination;
  • Anson and Kodama's electrostatic sticking, of an exactly opposite behavior;
  • Kodama's, on smallest magnetite particles, as flattened in compaction;
  • pH of natural marine waters, clay with negative electric charges;
  • Deamer, Kodama's, sediment magnetization intensity decrease with compaction;
  • intensity variation decrease with compaction, on paleointensity measurements;
  • PSV of Earths magnetic, local geomagnetic field inclination variations;
  • laboratory experiments, for corrections of inclination shallowing;
  • inclination shallowing in sedimentary rocks

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Laboratory Compaction Experiments

  • Laboratory Experiments to Correct Inclination Shallowing

  • Observations of Inclination Shallowing in Sedimentary Rocks