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Studies on Electromagnetic Induction in the Earth: Recent advances and Future Directions

Research into electromagnetic induction of Earth and planetary interiors has increased considerably. The research community has grown beyond the traditional focus of magnetollurics (MT) to include airborne, land, and marine controlled-source electromagnetics (EM); additional growth stems from the public availability of country-wide MT data sets, the recent application of EM methods to studies of geomagnetically-induced currents, and the accelerating development and application of three-dimensional EM methods. The 24th biennial electromagnetic induction workshop held in Helsingør, Denmark in August 2018 was a premier event for the international research community to exchange the latest developments in the field of electromagnetic induction. This special issue intends to promote the activity of this vibrant and growing research community and to foster future interdisciplinary studies within the broader earth and planetary sciences. We call for papers on general contributions presented at the 24th EMIW in addition to relevant studies that were not presented in the workshop.

Edited by Paul A Bedrosian, Gerhard Schwarz, Kate Selway, Pierre Wawrzyniak and Dikun Yang

  1. The Lorca earthquake (May 11th, 2011, Mw 5.2) stands as the most destructive one in Spain over the last 50 years, interpreted as having occurred in an intersegment zone of the strike–slip Alhama de Murcia Faul...

    Authors: Anna Martí, Pilar Queralt, Alex Marcuello, Juanjo Ledo, Emilio Rodríguez-Escudero, José Jesús Martínez-Díaz, Joan Campanyà and Naser Meqbel

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2020 72:16

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  2. Southern Mongolia is part of the Central Asian Orogenic Belt, the origin and evolution of which is not fully known and is often debated. It is composed of several east–west trending lithostratigraphic domains ...

    Authors: Matthew J. Comeau, Michael Becken, Johannes S. Käufl, Alexander V. Grayver, Alexey V. Kuvshinov, Shoovdor Tserendug, Erdenechimeg Batmagnai and Sodnomsambuu Demberel

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2020 72:5

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  3. Seawater motion-induced electromagnetic (EM) noise along the seafloor has a large impact on marine magnetotelluric (MT) data quality. Although the mechanical stability of ocean bottom electromagnetic receivers...

    Authors: Kai Chen, Qingxian Zhao, Ming Deng, Xianhu Luo and Jianen Jing

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2020 72:4

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  4. We introduce MoVFEM, a computational algorithm for the modeling of three-dimensional magnetotelluric (MT) data using a vector finite element method of specific order from multiple elements’ orders. Our algorit...

    Authors: Aixa M. Rivera-Rios, Bing Zhou, Graham Heinson and Lars Krieger

    Citation: Earth, Planets and Space 2019 71:92

    Content type: Technical report

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