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Models of an early lunar dynamo

Show simple item record Srnka, L. J. Mendenhall, M. H.
dc.coverage.spatial Moon 2020-05-18T21:42:50Z 2020-05-18T21:42:50Z 1979
dc.description.abstract The hypothesis that a dynamo once existed in the moon, and hence was the source of lunar paleomagnetism, is tested using a model for the global thermoremanent magnetization of spherical lithospheres. Various models of an ancient lunar dipole field are used which incorporate intensity variations and reversals, and which are consistent with lunar sample paleointensities. en
dc.description.statementofresponsibility L. J. Srnka, Lunar and Planetary Institute, 3303 NASA Road 1, Houston, Texas 77058, M. H. Mendenhall, Physics Department, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 63105
dc.format.extent Pages 2343-2355
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Pergamon Press en
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the tenth Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, Houston, Texas, March 19-23, 1979
dc.relation.ispartofseries LPI contribution ; no. 384
dc.subject Moon--Magnetic properties en
dc.subject Dynamo theory (Cosmic physics) en
dc.title Models of an early lunar dynamo en
dc.type Book chapter en

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