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Volcano Watch: Paleomagnetism as technique for studying volcanoes

Volcano Watch: Paleomagnetism as technique for studying volcanoes

(Volcano Watch is a weekly article written by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.) The magnetic field surrounding the Earth protects it and all living things upon it from charged particles ejected by the sun. What creates this magnetic field? Scientists hypothesize that it is caused by a natural geodynamo deep within […]

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