Dr Ciaran Beggan talks to The Guardian's Ian Sample about the magnetic north pole

Dr Ciaran Beggan

Scientists have updated the World Magnetic Model, which underlies navigation for ships and planes, nearly a year ahead of schedule because the magnetic poles have wandered more quickly than expected in recent years. In an interview with Ian Sample at The Guardian, the BGS's Dr Ciaran Beggan talks about why his team tracks the pole and what we can learn from its rapidly changing position.

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8 February 2019