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Ocean TidesProgress in the understanding of ocean tides since the field was reviewed two years ago by Hendershott and Munk [1970] has confirmed their characterization of the field as rapidly developing. The First Geodesy/ Solid‐Earth and Ocean Physics (GEOP) Research Conference on Solid‐ Earth and Ocean Tides provided an opportunity to gather subsequent results and to view them in the context of long‐term trends in the development of the field. This review, therefore, largely picks up where that of Hendershott and Munk [1970] left off; the two reviews together are intended to provide a modern view of our state of understanding of ocean tides. Vital progress in instrumentation, in data analysis, and in the closely related field of solid‐earth tides is outlined in the accompanying summary of conference discussions beginning on page 96 of this issue.
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M. C. Hendershott
(University of California, San Diego San Diego, California, United States)
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August 8, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1973
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Publication: Eos
Publisher: American Geophysical Union
Volume: 54
Issue: 2
Issue Publication Date: February 1, 1973
ISSN: 2324-9250
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Meeting Information
Meeting: 1st Geodesy/Solid Earth and Ocean Physics (GEOP) Research Conference
Location: Columbus, OH
Country: US
Start Date: October 26, 1972
End Date: October 27, 1972
Sponsors: American Geophysical Union, The Ohio State University, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, United States Geological Survey
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Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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