Chapter 5. Tides and the Earth's Rotation

  1. Dr. Nikolay S. Sidorenkov

Published Online: 27 NOV 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch5

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) Tides and the Earth's Rotation, in The Interaction Between Earth's Rotation and Geophysical Processes, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527627721.ch5

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:

  • tides;
  • tide-generating potential;
  • (semi)diurnal waves;
  • Earth–Moon–Sun motion;
  • theory of atmospheric tides;
  • Doodson constant

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Tide-Generating Potential

  • Expansion of Tide-Generating Potential

  • Theory of Tidal Variations in the Earth's Rotation Rate

  • Precession and Nutations of the Earth's Axis

  • Introduction to the Theory of Atmospheric Tides