Time and the Earth's Rotation

Time and the Earth's Rotation

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789027708939
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 07/31/1979
Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia , #82
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1979
Pages: 351
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Future of the Researches About the Earth’s Rotation.- I. Time.- Basic Problems in the Kinematics of the Rotation of the Earth (Invited Paper).- A New State Time and Frequency Standard of the USSR.- A New Method of Universal Time Computation Used in the State Time and Frequency Service of the USSR.- On the Determination of UT1 by the BIH and the U.S.S.R, Time Service.- Etude d’Observations Effectuées à l’Astrolabe de Paris et Comparaison avec d’Autres Resultats Concernant les Termes Principaux de la Nutation.- A New System of the U.S.S.R, Standard Time for 1955-1974 and its Application in the Study of the Earth’s Rotation.- An Analysis of the Rotational Acceleration of the Earth (Abstract).- New Determination of the “Decade” Fluctuations in the Rotation of the Earth, 1860–1978 (Abstract).- On the Long-Period Variations in the Rate of the Earth’s Rotation (Abstract).- Main Results of Studying the Nature of the Irregularity of the Earth’s Rotation.- Some Advantages and Disadvantages of a Photographic Zenith Tube (abstract).- Tidal Perturbations in Astronomical Observations.- Polar Motion and Earth Rotation Monitoring in Canada.- Polar Coordinates and UT1-UTC from PZT Observations.- (?-2L) Terms as Obtained from PZT Observations.- Etude Succinte du Catalogue Fondamental FK4 à Partir des Observations Faites à 1’Astrolabe.- II. Polar Motion.- On the Coordinate Systems Used in the Study of Polar Motion (Invited Paper).- Derivation of Pole Coordinates in a Uniform System from the Past ILS Data.- On the Computation of Accurate Earth Rotation by the Classical Astronomical Method.- On the Relative Motion of the Earth’s Axis of Figure and the Pole of Rotation.- Secular Variation of Tashkent Astronomical Latitude (Abstract).- Coordinates of the Pole for the Period 1968-1974 Computed in the System of 10 Stations with Small Variations of Mean Latitudes.- Amelioration des Calculs de Reduction des Observations à l’ Astrolabe. Application à la Determination des Termes de 18.6 et 9.3 Ans de la Nutation.- Time and Latitude Programs at the National Observatory of Brazil.- Preliminary Analysis of Astrolabe Observations at Merate Observatory During the Period 1970–1977 (Abstract).- The Longitude Difference Merate- Milano Derived from Danjon Astrolabe Observations by Means of a One-Step Adjustment Using an Extended Model.- Velocity of the Motion of the Terrestrial Pole.- III. Reference Systems.- The Reference Systems (Invited Paper).- The Ephemeris Reference Frame for Astrometry.- Nutation in Space and Diurnal Nutation in the Case of an Elastic Earth.- Concept for Reference Frames in Geodesy and Geodynamics: The Reference Directions (Abstract).- IV. Radio Interferometry.- An Introduction to Radio Interferometric Techniques.- The Application of Radio Interferometric Techniques to the Determination of Earth Rotation (Invited Paper).- An Improved Polar Motion and Earth Rotation Monitoring Service Using Radio Interferometry.- Determination of UT1 and Polar Motion by the Deep Space Network Using Very Long Baseline Interferometry.- The NAVOBSY/NRL Program for the Determination of Earth Rotation and Polar Motion.- Recent Results of Radio Interferometric Determinations of a Transcontinental Baseline, Polar Motion, and Earth Rotation.- Precision Estimates of Universal Time from Radio-Interferometrie Observations.- V. Satellite Laser Ranging.- Determination of Polar Motion and Earth Rotation from Laser Tracking of Satellites (Invited Paper).- Polar Motion from Laser Range Measurements of GEOS-3.- Low Cost Lageos Ranging System (Abstract).- VI. Lunar Laser Ranging.- On the Effective Use of Lunar Ranging for the Determination of the Earth’s Rotation (Invited Paper).- Is Lunar Ranging a Viable Component in a Next-Generat ion Earth Rotation Service?.- Preliminary UTO Results from EROLD Data.- VII. Doppler Satellite Methods.- Polar Motion through 1977 from Doppler Satellite Observations (Invited Paper).- Irregularities of the Polar Motion.- Reasons and Possibilities for an Extended Use of the Transit System.- Very First Results of the MEDOC Experiment.- VIII. Geophysics.- The Geophysical Interpretation of Changes in the Length of the Day and Polar Motion.- Estimation of the Parameters of the Earth’s Polar Motion.- Rotational Velocity of an Earth Model with a Liquid Core (Abstract).- On Investigations of the Tidal Waves Mf and Mm (Abstract).- Oceanic Tidal Friction: Principles and New Results.- The Stability of Continental Blocks in Seismically Active Regions (Abstract).- General Discussion.- Resolutions.

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