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Polar Motion: Historical and Scientific Problems

edited by Steven Dick, Dennis McCarthy, and Brian Luzum
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Book
Published
San Francisco : Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 2000.
Language
English
Series
Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series
ISBN
1583810390 (hardback : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Polar Motion: A Historical Overview on the Occasion of the Centennial of the International Latitude Service / S. Dick 3
  • Part 1. History of Early Polar Motion Research
  • On Leonhard Euler's Contribution to the Theory of Precession and Nutation / V. Abalakin 27
  • Theories of Polar Motion from Tisserand to Poincare (1890-1910) / P. Melchior 41
  • Early Observational Evidence of Polar Motion / A. Verdun, G. Beutler 67
  • Latitude Observations at Paris Observatory Prior to the ILS / S. Debarbat 83
  • Romanian Contribution to the Study of Polar Motion / M. Stavinschi 89
  • Observations of Latitude Changes Measured in Prague / Z. Sima 95
  • Kustner's Observations of 1884-85: the Turning Point in the Empirical Establishment of Polar Motion / P. Brosche 101
  • Seth Carlo Chandler Jr.: The Discovery of Variation of Latitude / M. Carter, W. Carter 109
  • Part 2. History of the International Latitude Service, Bureau International de l'Heure, International Earth Rotation Service and Polar Motion Applications
  • Period of Organization of the International Latitude Service: 1889-1899 / E. Proverbio 123
  • On the Contributions of the Geodetic Institute Potsdam to the ILS / J. Hopfner 139
  • History of the International Polar Motion Service/International Latitude Service / K. Yokoyama, S. Manabe, S. Sakai 147
  • Kitab as One of the Five Stations of the ILS: History and Present / Sh. Ehgamberdiev, S. Eshonkulov, E. Litvinenko 163
  • Browsing through the Observing Books of Carloforte / S. Uras, A. Poma, P. Calledda 169
  • History of the Bureau International de l'Heure / B. Guinot 175
  • E. P. Fedorov as President of Commission 19 of IAU During the Period of the Reorganization of ILS / A. Korsun 185
  • Project MERIT and the Formation of the International Earth Rotation Service / G. Wilkins 187
  • First Decade of the IERS / I. Mueller 201
  • Time and Polar Motion in Early NASA Spacecraft Navigation / P. Muller 215
  • Polar Motion--An Overview / D. McCarthy 223
  • Part 3. Observational Techniques for Polar Motion
  • Survey of Observational Techniques and Hipparcos Reanalysis / J. Vondrak, C. Ron 239
  • VLBI Observations of Earth Orientation / C. Ma, D. MacMillan 251
  • Determination of EOP from VLBI in IAA / E. Skurihkina 261
  • SLR Contribution to Investigation of Polar Motion / Z. Malkin 267
  • IGS Combined and Contributed Earth Rotation Parameter Solutions / J. Kouba, G. Beutler, M. Rothacher 277
  • Astrolabe Solar Observations / A. Andrei, F. Laclare, J. Penna, E. Jilinski, S. Puliaev, C. Delmas 303
  • TOCAMM Project / M. Del Bo, M. Lattanzi, G. Massone, F. Porcu, F. Salvati, G. Deiana, A. Poma, S. Uras 317
  • Analysis of Long Time Series of Polar Motion / H. Schuh, B. Richter, S. Nagel 321
  • Part 4. Long-term Polar Motion
  • William Markowitz 335
  • Long-term Earth Orientation Monitoring Using Various Techniques / D. Gambis 337
  • Anomalous Roughness of the Pole Path at the Time of the 1994 Bolivia and Kurile Islands Earthquakes / G. Spada, L. Alfonsi, G. Soldati 345
  • Markowitz Wobble / A. Poma 351
  • Coseismic Excitation of the Earth's Polar Motion / B. Chao, R. Gross 355
  • Secular Variation of Carloforte Latitude / A. Poma, S. Uras 369
  • A Mechanism of Variations of the Earth Rotation at Different Timescales / Yu. Barkin 373
  • Part 5. Chandler and Annual Polar Motion: Observation and Excitation
  • Chandler Motion Observations / Ya. Yatskiv 383
  • On the Chandler periodicity (Polar Motion, LOD and Climate) / F. Buffa, A. Poma 397
  • ILS Polar Motion Results at Interannual Time Scales / Z. Li, P. Paquet 403
  • Anaglif Representation of Polar Motion over the Last Century / S. Nagy 409
  • Excitation of Polar Motion / C. Wilson 411
  • Tectonic and Cryospheric Excitation of the Chandler Wobble and A Brief Review of the Secular Motion of Earth's Rotation Pole / S. Dickman 421
  • Atmospheric Excitation of Polar Motion / D. Salstein 437
  • Nature and Properties of the Chandler Motion and Mechanism of its Damping and Excitation / J. Ferrandiz, Yu. Barkin 447
  • Excitation of the Chandler Wobble / N. Sidorenkov 455
  • Regional Signals in Atmospheric and Oceanic Excitation of Polar Motion / J. Nastula, R. Ponte, D. Salstein 463
  • Dissipation and Ellipticity of the Chandler Wobble / Y. Zhu, B. Gao 473
  • Free Frequencies for a Three Layered Earth Model / A. Escapa, J. Getino, J. Ferrandiz 481
  • Study of the Regime of the Polar Motion by Means of Numerical Method / L. Rykhlova, G. Kurbasova 487
  • Oscillation of a System Earth - Moon / G. Kurbasova, L. Rykhlova 493
  • Nonlinear Dynamics Method for Excitation and Attenuation of Chandler Wobble / W. Wang 495
  • On Estimate of Real Accuracy of EOP Prediction / Z. Malkin 505
  • Part 6. Daily and Subdaily Polar Motion
  • Polar Motion with Daily and Subdaily Time Resolution / G. Beutler, M. Rothacher, J. Kouba, R. Weber 513
  • Quality of Subdaily Polar Motion Estimates Based on GPS Observations / R. Weber, M. Rothacher 527
  • Short-Period Oscillations of Earth Rotation / B. Kolaczek, W. Kosek, H. Schuh 533
  • On High Frequency Polar Motion and Length of Day Variations / K. Arfa-Kaboodvand, E. Groten 545
  • Atmospheric Angular Momentum Variations and Diurnal Polar Motion / V. Zharov, S. Pasynok 555
  • Tidal Variations of the Earth's Rotation / J. Ferrandiz, Yu. Barkin, J. Getino 565
  • Part 7. Modern Definition of the Celestial Ephemeris Pole
  • Overview and Proposition for a Modern Definition of the CEP / N. Capitaine 573
  • CEP and Geophysical Interpretation of Modern Earth Rotation Observations / A. Brzezinski 585
  • Numerical Convolution Method in Time Domain and Its Application to Nonrigid Earth Nutation Theory / T. Fukushima, T. Shirai 595
  • Determination of the Long Period Nutation Terms from Optical Astrometry and VLBI Data / P. Yaya, C. Bizouard, C. Ron 607
  • Comparison of the Short Period Rigid Earth Nutation Series / Ch. Bizouard, M. Folgueira, J. Souchay 613
  • Mathematical Theory of Motion of Revolving Axes on the Surface of Planets / T. Kozhanov, N. Nizyarov 619
  • Advanced Observations of Lunar Physical Librations and Gravitational Fields in Japanese Lunar Missions in the Near Future / H. Hanada, K. Heki, N. Kawano, M. Ooe, T. Tsubokawa, S. Tsuruta, T. Ishikawa, H. Araki, K. Matsumoto, T. Takanezawa, Y. Kono, H. Karoji, T. Iwata, Y. Kaneko, T. Yokoyama 627.
Description
xxii, 641 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Astronomical Society of the Pacific conference series ; v. 208
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