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Are earthquakes a major cause of the Chandler wobble

Kanamori, Hiroo (1976) Are earthquakes a major cause of the Chandler wobble. Nature, 262 (5566). pp. 243-328. ISSN 0028-0836. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20150218-105051274

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Abstract

WHETHER or not earthquakes are a major cause of the Earth's free Eulerian nutation (period of 14 months), widely known as the Chandler wobble, has been a controversial issue. The present consensus seems to be that the crustal deformation associated with earthquakes is much too small to explain the amplitude of the Chandler wobble.


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