Background and Technical Objectives in Geomagnetism

  1. Hugh Odishaw and
  2. Stanley Ruttenberg
  1. Elliott B. Roberts and
  2. David G. Knapp

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM002p0055

Geophysics and the IGY: Proceedings of the Symposium at the Opening of the International Geophysical Year

Geophysics and the IGY: Proceedings of the Symposium at the Opening of the International Geophysical Year

How to Cite

Roberts, E. B. and Knapp, D. G. (1958) Background and Technical Objectives in Geomagnetism, in Geophysics and the IGY: Proceedings of the Symposium at the Opening of the International Geophysical Year (eds H. Odishaw and S. Ruttenberg), American Geophysical Union, Washington D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM002p0055

Author Information

  1. Division Of Geophysics, U.S. Coast And Geodetic Survey, Washington, D.C.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1958

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900025

Online ISBN: 9781118669587

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Keywords:

  • Daily variation;
  • General activity;
  • Geomagnetism;
  • Magnetic storms;
  • Micropulsations;
  • Streams of gas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • History

  • Technical Aspects of the Problem

  • The IGY Geomagnetic Program

  • Implications