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Some lectures recommend reading in the textbook, Essentials of Paleomagnetism
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Lecture 1: Introduction to Rock and Paleomagnetism [lecture]
Lecture 2: Physics of magnetism and magnetic units [lecture]
Lecture 3: How rocks get and stay magnetized [lecture]
Lecture 4: Getting a paleomagnetic vector [lecture]
Lecture 5: Statististics of paleomagnetic data [lecture]
Lecture 6: Introduction to PmagPy software package [lecture]
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