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2015 First Order Reversal Curve (FORC) Workshop

Registration for the upcoming FORC workshop is open!

Please join us in Minnesota this summer, July 23rd and 24th, for a special 2-day meeting titled, "2015 First Order Reversal Curve (FORC) Workshop." The workshop will consist of lectures and hands-on training sessions that aim to teach the fundamentals of the technique as well as best practices for acquiring and processing FORC data.

Information is available following the 2015 FORC Workshop link to the webpage.

Third biennial IRM Summer School of Rock Magnetism

Registration for the upcoming Summer School of Rock Magnetism is complete! Please sign up on our waiting list as some spots may become available: Information and details are available following the IRM SSRM 2015 link to the webpage, which will be updated as the Summer School's program is finalized.


IRM Quarterly

A new basis for the SI system of units: occasion to reconsider the presentation and teaching of magnetism

In the latest installment of the IRM Quarterly; Is it time to revise magnetic units in the Système International d'Unités? by Frank Stacey, Bruce Moskowitz, Mike Jackson, David Dunlop, Ӧzden Ӧzdemir and Subir Banerjee.

Online Forum on Magnetic Units

Please follow this link to access our online forum for an open discussion on magnetic units.

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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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