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Reversal of magnetic poles upon migration

  1. Jan 11, 2007 #1
    Will a sudden change in the orientation of earth's magnetic poles have catastrophic consequences for migrating species?
     
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  3. Jan 11, 2007 #2

    DaveC426913

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  4. Jan 11, 2007 #3
    DaveC426913,

    You make two good points, but I do not understand the link you provided.

    Animals in general have survived, but do migrating species particularly suffer? Are times required for species adaptation to magnetic pole reversals comparable (<,=,>) to the reversals themselves?
     
  5. Jan 11, 2007 #4

    Evo

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  6. Jan 11, 2007 #5
    Interesting arguments toward the end of the article. For now, I'm sold. Here is the pertinent exerpt from the article Evo provided:
    Let's hope.
     
  7. Jan 12, 2007 #6

    DaveC426913

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