Dependence of the duration of geomagnetic polarity reversals on site latitude

  title={Dependence of the duration of geomagnetic polarity reversals on site latitude},
  author={Bradford M. Clement},
An important constraint on the processes governing the geodynamo—the flow in the outer core responsible for generating Earth's magnetic field—is the duration of geomagnetic polarity reversals; that is, how long it takes for Earth's magnetic field to reverse. It is generally accepted that Earth's magnetic field strength drops to low levels during polarity reversals, and the field direction progresses through a 180° change while the field is weak. The time it takes for this process to happen… 

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