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"Paleomagnetism provided some of the quantitative data about past locations of continents and oceanic plates; these observations have become cornerstones of plate tectonic theory." -Robert F. Butler

Maglab contacts
Office: GEO 1.204C (in the basement)
Phone: 512-232-5645



There are several aspects to our laboratory that make it different from others. One is our automatic handler system created at California Institute of Technology and adapted for our needs. Scientists and students can keep up with changes to our system by keeping in touch with the other 6 similar systems in the world and RAPID Consortium


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2-G Magnetometer    Automatic Sample Handler
Shielded Room