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Geomagnetic Imprinting Hypothesis

 

Hatchling Offshore Migration

Introduction

Finding the Sea

Orientation to Ocean Waves

Perception of Wave Direction

Magnetic Orientation

Setting a Magnetic Heading

Summary

 

Hatchling Open-Sea Navigation

Navigating the Atlantic

Earth's Magnetic Field

Experimental Methods

Detection of Field Inclination

Detection of Field Intensity

Detection of Regional Fields

 

Magnetic Maps in Sea Turtles

Introduction

Compasses and Maps

Earth's Magnetic Field

Experimental Methods

Results

Miscellaneous
Loggerhead Migratory Route

Sea Turtle References

 

 

          Last revised 12/16/2012