earth tide


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earth tide

[′ərth ‚tīd]
(geophysics)
The periodic movement of the earth's crust caused by forces of the moon and sun. Also known as bodily tide.
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By conducting six observations of total and annular solar eclipses, as well as Earth tides, a researcher with the Institute of Geology and Geophysics under the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), found that the Newtonian Earth tide formula includes a factor related to the propagation of gravity.
The most obvious effect is the ocean tide which is greater than the solid Earth tide. The potential arising from the combination of the Moon's gravity and rotation with orbital angular velocity ([[omega].sub.L]) about the axis through the common center of mass is (Stacey, 1977 [1])
BAKER T.F., 1998: Tidal gravity observations and Earth tide models.
The International Association of Geodesy (IAG), recognizing the need for the uniform treatment of tidal corrections to various geodetic quantities such as gravity and station positions, and considering the reports of the Standard Earth Tide Committee and S.S.G.
Wenzel, H.-G.: 1993, Earth tide data processing package ETERNA, version 3.0.
and Wenzel, H.-G.: 1995, The harmonic development of the Earth tide generating potential due to the direct effect of the planets, Geophysical Research Letters, 22, No.
In order to see if the LDM variation is linked with Earth tidal deformation of the crust, we calculated the synthetic Earth tide at the location of the mine.
The so-called Earth tides or tidal forces due to the proximity of the Earth to the Moon, according to Bornas, was also even said to be triggering earthquakes but it is also not definitive.