8. Magnetization of Sediments and the Environment

  1. Kenneth P. Kodama

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch8

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation

How to Cite

Kodama, K. P. (2012) Magnetization of Sediments and the Environment, in Paleomagnetism of Sedimentary Rocks: Process and Interpretation, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118384138.ch8

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:

  • magnetization of sediments and the environment;
  • environmental magnetism, of paleomagnetism and rock magnetism;
  • standard rock magnetic measurements, and magnetic properties;
  • coercivity, measure of a magnetic mineral's magnetic ‘hardness’;
  • magnetite coercivity increase, with grain size decrease into SD grain;
  • ARM in quantifying magnetite concentration, or low-coercivity magnetic;
  • IRM, for measuring magnetic mineral concentration in sample;
  • marine sediments, repository of climate-driven magnetic signals;
  • rock magnetic cyclostratigraphy, magnetic parameters to sedimentary rocks;
  • Cupido, and Arguis formation and Latemar controversy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Environmental Magnetism Techniques: A Brief Summary

  • Detecting Environmental Processes

  • Case Study: Formation of Biogenic Magnetic Minerals at Lake Ely

  • Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphy

  • Cupido Formation: Cretaceous of Mexico

  • Arguis Formation

  • The Latemar Controversy

  • Rock Magnetic Cyclostratigraphy: Summary