LEIBNIZ-KOLLEG, NOVEMBER 1999

The Leibniz-Kolleg is a twice yearly joint venture between the University of Potsdam and surrounding institutions, focusing on a particular area of science. This autumn, the designated topic is "Das Erdmagnetfeld - Ein Fenster zum Erdkern" ("The geomagnetic field: a window on the Earth's core"). The following seminars are planned as part of this programme:

Introductory talks -- Thursday 11th November 1999, 15:00

Großer Physikhörsaal, Am Neuen Palais 10, Universität Potsdam

Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Rädler, Astrophysikalisches Institut Potsdam/Uni Potsdam
Die Ursache der Magnetfelder der Erde und vieler Himmelskörper: selbsterregte Dynamos

Dr. Richard Holme, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam
Measuring Fluid Flow in the Core with the Geomagnetic Field

Main talk -- Thursday 18th November 1999, 17:00

Auditorium maximum der Universität Potsdam

Prof. David Gubbins, FRS, University of Leeds, U.K.

The Geomagnetic Field - a Window on the Earth's Core

Research Seminars -- Friday 19th November 1999, 10:00

Hösaal im Gebäude H, GeoForschungsZentrum Potsdam

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Christensen Universität Göttingen
Numerical Dynamo Models: Mechanisms of Field Generation and Comparison with the Earth

Prof. David Gubbins, FRS, University of Leeds, U.K.
Time-dependent Dynamos


GARY A. GLATZMAIER, ROBERT S. COE, LIONEL HONGRE & PAUL H. ROBERTS: The role of the Earth's mantle in controlling the frequency of geomagnetic reversals, Nature Vol. 401 No 6756, 28 October 1999, p. 885

Earth's Magnetic North Pole

The Magnetic Carpet of the Sun

Glassmeier, Schwerpunktprogramm 1097 Erdmagnetische Variationen, Soffel, Marine Geophysik, Paläozeanographische Modellierung, Julius Bartels (1899-1964)