thermoremanent

thermoremanent

(ˌθɜːməʊˈrɛmənənt)
adj
(Geological Science) (of a rock) having a remnant magnetic field after cooling or solidification
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Magnetic survey methods are ideal for locating burned areas, hearths, kilns, and fired bricks due to thermoremanent magnetism (Kvamme, 2001).
Neel, "Thermoremanent magnetization of fine powders," Review of Modern Physics, vol.
Geophysicists have long used this leftover magnetization, called thermoremanent magnetization (TRM), as a tool to trace changes in the earth's magnetic field and as a yardstick to measure the drift of the continents.