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21. Recent Origin and Decay of the Earth's Magnetic Field [SIS C&C Review $]
... moment during the last century. When the great scale of the phenomenon is considered, this must seem a remarkably large and rapid secular change, not paralleled for any other worldwide geophysical property." (3) "There are also indications that the dipole moment has decreased at a relatively uniform rate from about 8.55 x 10 25 gauss cm 2 in 1835 ... : Elements of Physics (Prentice Hall, 4th edn. 1965) p. 78. 2. J. A. Jacobs: "The Earth's Magnetic Field" in Mining Geophysics Vol. II (Soc. Expl. Geophys., Tulsa, 1967), pp. 430-432. 3. Sidney Chapman: The Earth's Magnetism (Methuen, London, ... Parker: "Universal Magnetic Field", American Scientist 59 (1971), pp. 582-3. A Commentary on Barnes' Magnetic Decay JOHN MILSOM Dr Milsom is a consultant geophysicist and a part-time lecturer at Goldsmith College, London. As Professor Barnes' paper is an attack on conventional palaeomagnetism, it is worthwhile summarising the orthodox position, which may not ...
22. Ice Core Evidence [The Velikovskian $]
... submerged in comparatively recent geologic time. (9) The only reason for rejecting this hypothesis is the catastrophic requirement inherent in lowering these canyons deep below the oceans. Using straightforward geophysical evidence, Johnson then showed how neither turbidity currents, nor land slides, nor submarine spring sapping can account for the creation of these remarkable sea canyons. (10) What ... But glaciologists and climatologists expect us to accept that the coldest region of Greenland completely melted away while all the warmer regions did not. This is not only illogical, but also geophysically and thermodynamically absurd. According to Lister, during 1952 to 1954, Greenland was losing a meter of water in its ablation zone (or over a meter of ice, since ... 81. Pielou, op. cit., p. 271. 82. Hammer et al., "Continuous Impurity Analysis Along the Dye 3 Deep Core," American Geophysica Union Monograph 33 (1985): 90. 83. Ibid. 84. Robert McQuillin and Nigel Fannin, "Explaining the North Sea's Lunar Floor," New Scientist 83 ...
23. Geophysical Time Series and Catastrophism [Catastrophism Geology $]
... From: Catastrophist Geology Year 1 No. 1 (June 1976) Home¦ Issue Contents Geophysical Time Series and Catastrophism Vít Klemeš Hydrology Research Division, Inland Waters Directorate Department of the Environment Ottawa, Canada. Introduction The old goal of a great many Egyptian rulers and governments to harness the Nile River and 'make use of the Nile water to the fullest possible extent' (Hurst et al., 1965) has led to extensive studies of hydrological records of the Nile River and, in particular, of the long series of ... 0.7. Similar empirical findings were later made with regard to economic and other historic time series. The failure of the exponent h to accord with theory underlying eq. (1) has been labelled the Hurst phenomenon. It has long resisted an adequate theoretical explanation and geophysicists and mathematicians still have not reached agreemeht as to its cause. One theoretical model that accounts for the Hurst phenomenon is a stochastic process called fractional Brownian noise (fBn) put forward by Mandelbrot (1965) and later developed by himself and his collaborators (a ...
24. Geophysics: The Sick Man Of Science [Science Frontiers Website]
... Science Frontiers ONLINE No. 38: Mar-Apr 1985 Issue Contents Other pages Home Page Science Frontiers Online All Issues This Issue Sourcebook Project Sourcebook Subjects Geophysics: the sick man of science "In order to be a famed geo-scientist and belong to the inclusive club of fully accepted geophysicists in their unknown thousands, one must kneel on the hassock and swear allegiance to the following tenets regardless of any scientific considerations: "Tenet 1. That the moment-of-inertia of the Earth has never changed. "Tenet 2. That the Earth contains a large ... core composed of iron. "Tenet 3. That the continents are drifting as a result of unknown forces. "These must be held with religious fervour, dissenters are just not to be tolerated, the devotees feeling it their right, and indeed duty, to defend the creed against all criticism by any means of chicanery and of sharp-practice within their power, however crude and improper, so long as they judge they can get away with it, but all the time representing themselves to the world as acting with judicial calm in ...
25. The Sourcebook Project: Strange, bizarre & anomalous phenomena [Science Frontiers Website]
... quipus; Sticks, bones, and stones as information carries 182 pages, hardcover, 3 indexes, 2006, ISBN 0-915554-48-8, 7 x 10-in Geophysics Catalogs For a full list of geophysics subjects, see here. Lightning, Auroras, Nocturnal Lights: A Catalog of Geophysical Anomalies Nothing catches the human eye and imagination as quickly as a mysterious light. All down recorded history, scientists and laymen alike have been seeing strange lightning, sky flashes, and unaccountable luminous objects. Typical subjects covered: Horizon-to-horizon sky flashes* Episodes of luminous ... Science Frontiers Sourcebook Project Strange reports* Bizarre biology* Anomalous archaeology From New Scientist, Nature, Scientific American, etc Archaeology Astronomy Biology Geology Geophysics Mathematics Psychology Physics Guides available Biology Catalogs Biology Handbook Archeology Handbook Geophysics Catalogs Geological Catalogs Astronomy Catalogs Astronomy Handbook Science Frontiers Sourcebooks Ordering details Publishing History 2006: Archeological Anomalies: Graphic Artifacts I 2003: Archeological Anomalies: Small Artifacts 2003: Scientific Anomalies and other Provocative Phenomena 2001: Remarkable Luminous Phenomena in Nature 2001: Ancient Structures (Archeology) 1999: Ancient Infrastructure (Archeology) 1998: ...
26. Science Frontiers: Some Anomalies and Curiosities of Nature [Science Frontiers Website]
... survey of about 14,000 volumes of science journals and magazines from 1820 to date. This massive hoard of scientific engimas, paradoxes, and esoterica was assembled bit by bit from 363 volumes of Nature, 260 volumes of Science, 100 volumes of the Journal of Geophysical Research, and so on with other journals. I believe my collection is unique. It transcends modern computerized data bases in its very wide time frame and its focus on the anomalous and curious. The present book is recent sampling of the kind of material that ... Science Frontiers The Book Strange reports* Bizarre biology* Anomalous archaeology From New Scientist, Nature, Scientific American, etc Archaeology Astronomy Biology Geology Geophysics Mathematics Psychology Physics Science Frontiers The Book Contents Science Frontiers is an indexed compilation of the first 86 issues of our Science Frontiers newsletter. Chapter 1. Archeology: Ancient Engineering Works* Small Artifacts* Epigraphy and Art* Bones and Footprints* Diffusion and Culture. Chapter 2. Astronomy: Planets and Moons* Solar System Debris* Stars* Galaxies and Quasars* Cosmology. Chapter 3 ...
27. Geomagnetic Effects of an Earthwide Event in 2300BC [SIS C&C Review $]
... retired Systems Engineering Manager, spending 36 years at RCA, generally in concept development engineering on advanced major military systems, mainly radar, ballistic missile defence, command/control, navigation and undersea warfare. He has written two unpublished books: the first on cultural and geophysical events occurring at 2300 BC (excerpts of this book have been published by the SIS) and the second book dedicated to the thesis that all the early mythology developed from an encounter of the Earth with a massive meteoroid stream in 2300BC. This paper addresses clear ... and Valet in 1968 [36, 'There is no basis for the proposed periodicity in dipole moment of 8-9 thousand years as proposed by Cox'. A more comprehensive statement has been made as part of the U.S. National Report to the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics 1979-1982 [37: 'For at least 40,000 years prior to 5000 BP, the dipole moment has generally been smaller than the present day value. A specific statement has been made that high dipole moments during the last 4000 years thus appears to be an ...
28. Earthquake Lights (U.S. Geological Survey News Release) [Catastrophism Geology $]
... " effect in quartz-bearing rock, discussed in a paper by David Finkelstein, a physicist at the Yeshiva University, New York, and J.R. Powell, a physicist at the Brookhaven National Laboratory, New York, in a report before the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics in Moscow in 1971. (The piezoelectric effect refers to the setting up of an electric potential in certain rocks- particularly quartz- as the result of stress changes.) Some evidence exists that the stress accumulated in rocks over a period of years may begin ... 3, 1977 Earthquake Lights Earthquake lights- luminous phenomena that have been observed to occur at the time of some earthquakes- are worthy of additional scientific investigation, according to a U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior, scientist John S. Derr, a geophysicist at the USGS Denver, Colo., field center, said there are difficulties in trying to explain these phenomena because very few scientists have worked on the question of earthquake lights. "The reason," he said," is simply that most reports of ...
29. Geology Anomalies by Subjects [Science Frontiers Website]
... Anomalies ECG2 Gravity Trends That Challenge the Continent-Accretion Model ECG3 Gravity Data Indicating Large Mantle Inhomogeneities ECG4 Anomalous Gravity Signals Following Earthquakes ECH HEAT-FLOW ANOMALIES ECH1 Mid-Plate Volcanism ECH2 Hawaiian Hot-Spot Tracks ECH3 Dearth of Continental Hot Spots ECH4 Non-Random Distribution of Hot Spots ECH5 Thermal Plumes Correlated with Other Geophysical Activity EQ SEISMIC PROBING OF INNER EARTH EQA LOCALIZED STRUCTURES IN THE CORE AND MANTLE EQA1 Stratification of Basement Rocks EQA2 Deep Continental Roots EQA3 Deep Penetration of Subducted Slabs EQA4 Lateral Inhomogeneities in the Lower Mantle EQA5 Mysterious Structures at the Core-Mantle Boundary EQA6 Seismic Reflectors EQD SEISMIC ... Science Frontiers Catalog of Anomalies (Subjects) Strange reports* Bizarre biology* Anomalous archaeology From New Scientist, Nature, Scientific American, etc Archaeology Astronomy Biology Geology Geophysics Mathematics Psychology Physics Catalog of Anomalies (Subjects) Overview Astronomy Biology Chemistry/Physics Geology Geophysics Logic/mathemitics Archeology Psychology Miscellaneous phenomena Other pages Home Page Science Frontiers Online Science Frontiers: The Book Sourcebook Project E GEOLOGY Catalog of Anomalies (Geology Subjects) Within each of these fields, catalog sections that are already in print are given alphanumerical labels. For example, ...
30. Science Frontiers Books [Science Frontiers Website]
... machines, such as they were in 1886! There are hundreds of anecdotes and descriptions of curious phenomena, such as: Remarkable echoes in Siberia; Luminous dust; Elf Candles; The 1838 Spout of Calcutta, and Moon blindness. It is a classic collection of geophysical anomalies and curiosities. Other Sites of Interest SIS. Catastrophism, archaeoastronomy, ancient history, mythology and astronomy. Lobster. The journal of intelligence and political conspiracy (CIA, FBI, JFK, MI5, NSA, etc) Homeworking.com. Free resource for people ... Science Frontiers Books Strange reports* Bizarre biology* Anomalous archaeology From New Scientist, Nature, Scientific American, etc Archaeology Astronomy Biology Geology Geophysics Mathematics Psychology Physics Other pages Home Page Science Frontiers Online Science Frontiers: The Book Sourcebook Project Sourcebook Subjects Photocopied Classic Books Some important old books from the anomaly literature have been photocopied and bound in heavy, printed covers. Format: 8.5" x 11. Order by author. Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley E.G. Squier and E.H. Davis. 376 pp., 1848, $ ...
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