Topographic Core-Mantle Coupling and Fluctuations in the Earth's Rotation

  1. Keiiti Aki and
  2. Renata Dmowska
  1. R. Hide1,
  2. R. W. Clayton2,
  3. B. H. Hager3,
  4. M. A. Spieth4 and
  5. C. V. Voorhdes5

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM076p0107

Relating Geophysical Structures and Processes: The Jeffreys Volume

Relating Geophysical Structures and Processes: The Jeffreys Volume

How to Cite

Hide, R., Clayton, R. W., Hager, B. H., Spieth, M. A. and Voorhdes, C. V. (1993) Topographic Core-Mantle Coupling and Fluctuations in the Earth's Rotation, in Relating Geophysical Structures and Processes: The Jeffreys Volume (eds K. Aki and R. Dmowska), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM076p0107

Author Information

  1. 1

    Robert Hooke Institute, the Observatory, Clarendon Laboratory, Parks Road Oxford 0X1 3Pu, England, U.K.

  2. 2

    Seismological Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, Ca 91125. U.S.A.

  3. 3

    Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Cambridge, Ma 02139, U.S.A.

  4. 4

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Pasadena, Ca 91109, U.S.A.

  5. 5

    Geodynamics Branch Code 921, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md 20771, U.S.A.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1993

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904672

Online ISBN: 9781118669129

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Keywords:

  • Earth sciences—Mathematical models;
  • Geophysics—Mathematical models

Summary

  • Introduction

  • The Torque Exerted by The Core on the Mantle

  • Velocity and Pressure Fields in The Core

  • Topography of the Cover-Mantle Boundary

  • Predicted Torques and Length-of-Day Variations

  • Discussion and Conclusions