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Earthquakes and the Rotation of the Earth

Anderson, Don L. (1974) Earthquakes and the Rotation of the Earth. Science, 186 (4158). pp. 49-50. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.186.4158.49.

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A correlation exists between long-term variations in the length of the day, Chandler wobble amplitudes, and global seismic activity. These variations may be partially due to climatic changes and ultimately to explosive volcanic activity.

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Additional Information:© 1974 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Received 29 April 1974; revised 27 June 1974. Contribution No. 2479, Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, California Institute of Technology. Supported by USGS contract 14-08-0001-14142 and a grant from the Standard Oil Co. of California. I thank Hiroo Kanamori for many helpful discussions and K. Lambeck for an important preprint.
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Official Citation:Earthquakes and the Rotation of the Earth Don L. Anderson Science 4 October 1974: 186 (4158), 49-50. [DOI:10.1126/science.186.4158.49]
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