Terminology and symbols for use in studies of electromagnetic induction in the Earth
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Induction studies currently suffer from a bewildering number of terms describing the same phenomenon, by definitions which are incompatible and by diverse and confusing presentation methods. IAGA Working Group I-2 (Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth) established an ad hoc Semantics Committee charged with proposing a set of standard terminologies and presentation methods for use in geomagnetic induction studies. The main text of this paper details the proposed standards following much involvement with the induction community. Background information detailing this involvement is given in a series of appendices.
KeywordsWorking Group Presentation Method Background Information Main Text Electromagnetic Induction
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