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International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Thirteenth Generation

Earth, Planets and Space welcomes submissions to the special issue on ''International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Thirteenth Generation.

This special issue, titled “International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Thirteenth Generation” solicits papers related to:

  1. Construction of candidate models for IGRF-13, including methodology, datasets, and error analysis used to build the candidates.
  2. Recent advances in geomagnetic core field modeling which are of interest to the IGRF community and/or could be beneficial to future internal field modeling efforts.

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Earth, Planets and Space. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Earth, Planets and Space submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the special issue on  International Geomagnetic Reference Field - The Thirteenth Generation. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

Deadline for submissions: 31 August 2020

Lead Guest Editor

Patrick Alken, University of Colorado and NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), USA

Guest Editors

Erwan Thebault, LPG UMR-CNRS, France
Masahito Nose, Nagoya University, Japan
Ciaran D. Beggan, British Geological Survey, UK

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed.
  1. From the launch of the Ørsted satellite in 1999, through the CHAMP mission from 2000 to 2010, and now with the Swarm constellation mission starting in 2013, satellite magnetometry has provided excellent monito...

    Authors: Terence J. Sabaka, Lars Tøffner-Clausen, Nils Olsen and Christopher C. Finlay

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2020 72:80

    Content type: Full paper

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