The Resonance Behaviour of the World Ocean

  • J. Sündermann


At present it seems to be unlike from the geological point of view as well as from celestial mechanics that the moon has approached the Earth during its history up to a few Earth radii (Gerstenkorn event). This dramatic situation will appear tracing back the Moon’s orbit with the presently valid rate of momentum transfer from the Earth to the Moon (Gerstenkorn 1955).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Sündermann
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  1. 1.Institut für Meereskunde der Universität HamburgHamburg 13Fed. Rep. of Germany

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