Modeling the Earth's Dynamo

  1. R.S.J. Sparks and
  2. C.J. Hawkesworth
  1. Gary A. Glatzmaier1,
  2. Darcy E. Ogden1 and
  3. Thomas L. Clune2

Published Online: 2 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/150GM03

The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics

The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics

How to Cite

Glatzmaier, G. A., Ogden, D. E. and Clune, T. L. (2004) Modeling the Earth's Dynamo, in The State of the Planet: Frontiers and Challenges in Geophysics (eds R.S.J. Sparks and C.J. Hawkesworth), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/150GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Earth Sciences Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, California

  2. 2

    Science Computing Branch 931, Nasa Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904153

Online ISBN: 9781118666012

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Keywords:

  • Geophysics—Research

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Basic Geodynamo Theory

  • History of Dynamo Modeling

  • Model Description

  • Model Results

  • Two-Dimensional Models

  • Next Generation of Models