Some Theoretical Considerations in Body Tide Calculation

고체지구조석계산에 있어 몇 가지 이론적 고찰

  • Received : 2011.01.05
  • Accepted : 2011.03.17
  • Published : 2011.05.28


The largest terms in the solid Earth body tide calculation are second degree spherical harmonic components due to the moon or the sun, and they compose about 98 percent of total contribution. Each degree harmonics of the tidal perturbation should be evaluated through multiplication with distinct Love numbers or their combinations. Correct evaluation of these terms in gravity tide is considered with re-calculated Love numbers. Frequency dependence of Love numbers for spherical harmonic tide upon the order number is discussed. Tidal displacement and tidally induced deviation of the vertical are also evaluated. Essential concepts underlying the body tide calculation are briefly summarized.


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