2008 International Conference on Rock Magnetism
Program
 
Afternoon session: Rock Magnetism
    Properties of mineral/grainsize mixtures, distributions, interactions, remanence
    acquisition/stability
    Conveners:  Mike Fuller, University of Hawai’i, and Mike Jackson, University of Minnesota
 
Evening session: Posters
     Convener:  Mike Jackson, University of Minnesota
 
Wednesday, June 4
 
Morning session: Posters
 
Morning session: Extraterrestrial Magnetism
 
    Mars, moon, meteorites; magnetic mineralogy; magnetization processes and histories  
    Convener: Pierre Rochette, CEREGE
 
 
Afternoon minicourse: Mössbauer spectroscopy
    Enver Murad, Munich
 
Late afternoon excursion:  Boat trip to the Scandola marine natural reserve
 
Evening free
 
Thursday, June 5
 
Morning session: Paleofield Behavior and Records
    Geodynamo, core evolution and boundary
    conditions, paleosecular variation, absolute and
    relative  paleointensities, climate-field links.
    Convener:  Rob Coe, UC Santa Cruz
 
Afternoon minicourse: Magnetic Microscopy
    Richard Harrison, University of Cambridge
    Bruce Moskowitz, University of Minnesota
 
Evening Farewell Dinner
 
 
Friday, June 6
 
Morning session: Environmental Magnetism
    Unmixing magnetic populations and processes.
    Conveners:  Fabio Florindo, INGV Roma, and Andrew Roberts, University of Southampton
 
Afternoon session: Biogeomagnetism and Nanomagnetism
    Organic/inorganic crystal growth, processes and products, disordered systems.
    Conveners:  Subir Banerjee and Joshua Feinberg, University of Minnesota
 
Evening free
 
Saturday, June 7
 
Checkout and departure
 
Optional Field trip: Permian volcanics and the Vallée de l'Asco
 
 
 
 
Schedule Overview
 
Monday, June 2
 
Arrival and check-in.  
 
Evening keynote session
    Career and Contributions of Subir Banerjee
    (invited lecture by Bruce Moskowitz)
 
Tuesday, June 3:
 
Morning session:  Mineral Magnetism
    Magnetic ordering, transitions,    
    micromagnetic models, theory, domain/wall
    imaging  
    Convener:  Joshua Feinberg, Minnesota
 
 
 
Subir Banerjee
Photos from:  (left) Inventing Tomorrow, Sum. 2001,  Jonathan Chapman; (right) Stacey & Banerjee, 1974.
Scandola marine reserve.
Complete session information available here.     Notes for Mössbauer mini-course.  
Notes for Magnetic Force Microscopy mini-course.