As the world turns
Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
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Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union
Volume 66, Issue 46, pages 766–770, 12 November 1985
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1985), As the world turns, Eos Trans. AGU, 66(46), 766–770, doi:10.1029/EO066i046p00766.(
- Issue published online: 3 JUN 2011
- Article first published online: 3 JUN 2011
The following experience may be familiar to many of us at some time in our professional careers: upon trying to enter an interdisciplinary area, one is immediately confronted with a terminology barrier. Some of these barriers are just facts of life, whereas others can be traced back to confusions caused simply by loose usage of terminology by our colleagues. Unfortunately, a confusion of the latter kind is developing in one area that is a basis for many geophysical disciplines: the rotation of the earth.