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Third biennial IRM Summer School of Rock Magnetism

Registration for the upcoming Summer School of Rock Magnetism is open. Information is available following the IRM SSRM 2015 link to the webpage, which will be updated as the Summer School's program is finalized.


IRM Quarterly

The iron that binds: The unexpectedly strong magnetism of high-temperature ceramic cements commonly used in rock magnetic experiments.

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In the latest installment of the IRM Quarterly; A cautionary tale about sample preparation of magnetically weak samples by Evgeniya Khakhalova and Josh M. Feinberg.

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IRM acquires new MFM

A magnetic map of a grain of titanomagnetite from a Mount Saint Helens ash flow. Image by IRM's most recent graduate student Evgeniya Khakhalova.

In the latest installment of the IRM Quarterly, read about our recent acquistion of a new Atomic Force/Magnetic Force Microscope with a high temperature stage (funded by NSF).

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