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Conditions for Earth-like geodynamo models Ulrich R. Christensen a,
 

Summary: Conditions for Earth-like geodynamo models
Ulrich R. Christensen a,
, Julien Aubert b
, Gauthier Hulot b
a
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
b
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, Universite´ Paris-Diderot, INSU/CNRS, France
a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o
Article history:
Received 8 February 2010
Received in revised form 26 April 2010
Accepted 6 June 2010
Available online 29 June 2010
Editor: T. Spohn
Keywords:
geomagnetic field
dynamo models
For many published dynamo models an Earth-like magnetic field has been claimed. However, it has also been
noted that as the Ekman number (viscosity) is lowered to less unrealistic values, the magnetic field tends to

  

Source: Aubert, Julien - Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris

 

Collections: Geosciences