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The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes / Edition 1

The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes / Edition 1

by Nikolay S. Sidorenkov


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ISBN-13: 9783527408757
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/23/2009
Pages: 317
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Professor Nikolay S. Sidorenkov is the head of the Global Atmospheric Circulation Lab of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center. Before aussuming this post, he has held research positions at various Astronomical institutions. More than 180 papers give proof of his research experience.

Table of Contents

1.Motions of the Earth
2.Pole's motion and irregularities in the Earth's rotation rate
3.Estimation theory of the effect of atmospheric processes on the Earth's spin
4.Tides and rotation of the Earth
5.Seasonal distribution of the air masses and the Earth's spin
6.Angular momentum of atmospheric winds
7.Nature of the zonal circulation of the atmosphere
8.Interannual oscillations of the Earth-ocean-atmosphere system
9.Mechanical action of the atmosphere on the Earth's rotation
10.Decadal fluctuations in geophysical processes
List of Abbreviations

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