Useful Links

Some further resources for palaeointensity study.

PINT and QPI Published Resources

  • Biggin, A.J., Strik, G.H.M.A. & Langereis, C.G. (2009). The intensity of the geomagnetic field in the late-Archaean: new measurements and an analysis of the updated IAGA palaeointensity database. Earth Planet Sp, 61, 9–22. https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03352881
  • Biggin, A. J. & Paterson, G. A. (2014). A new set of qualitative reliability criteria to aid inferences on palaeomagnetic dipole moment variations through geological time. Frontiers Earth Sci., 2. https://doi.org/10.3389/feart.2014.00024
  • Biggin, A., Piispa, E., Pesonen, L. et al. (2015). Palaeomagnetic field intensity variations suggest Mesoproterozoic inner-core nucleation. Nature, 526, 245–248. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature15523
  • Kulakov, E. V., Sprain, C. J., Doubrovine, P. V., Smirnov, A. V., Paterson, G. A., Hawkins, L., et al. (2019). Analysis of an updated paleointensity database (QPI-PINT) for 65–200 Ma: Implications for the long-term history of dipole moment through the Mesozoic. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124, 9999–10022. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB017287
  • Bono, R. K., Paterson, G. A., van der Boon, A., Engbers, Y. A., Grappone, J. M., Handford, B., Hawkins, L. M. A., Lloyd, S. J., Sprain, C. J., Thallner, D., & Biggin, A. J. (2021). The PINT database: A definitive compilation of absolute palaeomagnetic intensity determinations since 4 billion years ago. Geophysical Journal International, doi:10.1093/gji/ggab490

Other Palaeointensity Databases

Magnetics Information Consortium (MagIC)


GEOMAGIA50 database


Borok World Paleointensity Database


The previous PINT database and website



Useful Links

Liverpool Geomagnetism Research Group


Prof. Andrew Biggin's Homepage


Dr. Greig Paterson's Homepage


Dr. Richard Bono's Homepage


Paleointensity.org


Geomagnetism.org


University of Liverpool Department of Earth, Ocean and Ecological Sciences


International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)