Geophysical geodesy : the slow deformations of the earth / Kurt Lambeck.

Author
Lambeck, Kurt, 1941- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Description
xii, 718 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
Oxford science publications [More in this series]
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. [654]-709.
Contents
  • GEODETIC CONCEPTS: Gravity and gravitational potential
  • Elements of potential theory
  • Coordinate reference frame
  • Precession and nutation
  • Rotational motion of a deformable body: general formulation
  • THE GEOPHSICAL SETTING: Radial earth structure
  • Lateral variations
  • The plate tectonics hypothesis
  • Some special loading problems
  • THE HYDROSPHERE AND ATMOSPHERE: Sea-level
  • Late Pleistocene and Holocene sea-levels
  • Ocean tides
  • The atmosphere
  • The atmosphere in motion
  • Ground-water and the water balance
  • TERRESTRIAL GEODETIC METHODS: Control surveys
  • Strain analysis
  • Gravity
  • Astronomical latitude, longitude, and time
  • Tilt and strain
  • SATELLITE METHODS: Orbital mechanics
  • Observing earth satellites
  • Estimating geodetic parameters
  • Estimating oceanographic parameters
  • LUNAR METHODS: Motion of the moon
  • Lunar tides
  • Lunar laser ranging
  • Estimating selenodetic constants
  • RADIO INTERFERMETRIC METHODS: Principles of long-baseline interferometry
  • Estimating geodetic and geophysical parameters
  • Radio interferometric observations of satellites
  • THE EARTH'S GRAVITY FIELD: Interpretations: general considerations
  • Gravity and tectonics: some examples
  • The core-mantle boundary
  • CRUSTAL MOVEMENTS: Stress om the crust and lithosphere
  • Instantaneous global tectonic motions
  • Vertical movements on geological time scales
  • Deformation at plate boundaries: some example
  • Glacial rebound
  • TIDES AND ROATATION OF THE EARTH: The free rotational models of the Earth
  • The forced nutation of the Earth
  • Tidal estimates of love numbers
  • Tidal accelerations, torques, and dissipation
  • Some rotational excitation mechanisms.
ISBN
  • 0198544383
  • 9780198544388
  • 0198544375 ((pbk.))
  • 9780198544371 ((pbk.))
LCCN
88001647
OCLC
17508218
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