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Second-order statistical structure of geomagnetic field reversals

Naidu, PS (1975) Second-order statistical structure of geomagnetic field reversals. In: Journal of Geophysical Research, 80 (5). 803-806.

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Abstract

From the autocorrelation function of geomagnetic polarity intervals, it is shown that the field reversal intervals are not independent but form a process akin to the Markov process, where the random input to the model is itself a moving average process. The input to the moving average model is, however, an independent Gaussian random sequence. All the parameters in this model of the geomagnetic field reversal have been estimated. In physical terms this model implies that the mechanism of reversal possesses a memory.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Geophysical Union.
Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Communication Engineering
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2010 04:40
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2010 04:40
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/24283

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