Sea Level – Geomagnetic Polarity Correlation as Consequence of Rotation Geodynamics
Earth Sciences
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2013, Pages: 1-8
Received: Jan. 19, 2013; Published: Feb. 20, 2013
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Valentin Krassilov, Inst. of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
Sophia Barinova, Inst. of Evolution, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel
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Abstract
The general tendencies of sea level and geomagnetic polarity evolution represented by their respective poly-nomial trend lines are metrically congruent and roughly coincident at the first order and prevailingly at the second order periodicities. Our analysis reveals chronological correlation of sea level highs and lows with the quiet and agitated states of geomagnetic field, both causally related to the density-dependent rotation forcing of oceanic/continental crust and the inner/outer core masses respectively. Their correlation thus confirms the role of rotation perturbations as a common pacesetter of the Earth’s surface and interior processes
Keywords
Sea level; Geomagnetic reversals; Rotation geodynamics; Geochronology
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Valentin Krassilov, Sophia Barinova, Sea Level – Geomagnetic Polarity Correlation as Consequence of Rotation Geodynamics, Earth Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013, pp. 1-8. doi: 10.11648/j.earth.20130201.11
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