Chapter 4. Estimation Theory of the Effect of Atmospheric Processes on the Earth's Spin

  1. Dr. Nikolay S. Sidorenkov

Published Online: 27 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch4

The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes

The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes

How to Cite

Sidorenkov, N. S. (2009) Estimation Theory of the Effect of Atmospheric Processes on the Earth's Spin, in The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch4

Author Information

  1. Hydrometcenter of Russia, Bolshoy Predtechensky 11-13, 123242 Moscow, Russ. Federation

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 NOV 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408757

Online ISBN: 9783527627721

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Keywords:

  • Atmospheric processes;
  • Earth's rotation;
  • elastic Earth;
  • excitation functions;
  • harmonic excitation function;
  • Euler's angles

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Differential Equations of the Rotation of the Earth Around its Mass Center

  • Disturbed Motion of the Absolutely Solid Earth

  • Disturbed Motion of the Elastic Earth

  • Interpretation of Excitation Functions

  • Harmonic Excitation Function and Motion of the Earth's Poles

  • Equation of Motion of the Earth's Spin Axis in Space