Are Rossby waves to blame for Earth's magnetic field drifting westward?

A doctoral student at the University of Cambridge has come up with a possible explanation for the westward drift of the Earth's magnetic field. In his paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, O.P. Bardsley suggests it may be due to Rossby waves generated in the Earth's core.

Are Rossby waves to blame for Earth's magnetic field drifting westward?

A doctoral student at the University of Cambridge has come up with a possible explanation for the westward drift of the Earth's magnetic field. In his paper published in Proceedings of the Royal ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Phys.org

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Earth's Magnetic Field Is Drifting Westward, and Nobody Knows Why

Weird, slow-moving waves in the planet's core could explain the mysterious drifting.

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