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A simple dynamo model for geomagnetic reversals

D. D. Sokoloff - G. S. Sobko

Department of Physics, Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russia

We suggest a simple dynamical system, which mimics a nonlinear dynamo, which is able to provide the temporal evolution of the geomagnetic field including its polarity reversals. A qualitative explanation for the physical nature of this phenomenon is presented and discussed. Figs 7, Refs 18.

Magnetohydrodynamics 49, No. 1/2, 5-14, 2013 [PDF, 0.61 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X